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Incoming students

Incoming students

Erasmus students are offered to join a set of subjects in English, only taught in the autumn semestre.Erasmus mobility courses in Optometry (FOOT) offered to INCOMING students: 
  • Contact Lenses I (Basic level) 6 ECTS
  • Paediatric Optometry & Strabismus 6 ECTS
  • Advanced Clinical Procedures 3 ECTS
  • “Essay/ Innovation project” (6ECTS)
  • Professional communication in Health care (3ECTS)
  • Language course for foreigners (3 ECTS)*

*The latter subject is voluntary and will not show in the stduents Transfer of Records (ToR), although a certificat from the Language and Terminology Service at UPC will be signed, in case the sending University wishes to recognise it.The rest of subjects are not offered in English, but in the local language (Catalan or Spanish) and therefore students will require knowledge of the local language.


For clinical placements and enrolement in clinical modules, an A2 catalan or spanish language level acreditation will be required.


Here you can  find the curriculum for the FOOT Bachelor's Degree in Optics and Optometry.

Nomination and application period and procedure:

  • Autumn term 2024/2025: Application period: April 15th – 13th of May 2024(deadline)
  • Spring term 2024/2025: Application period: October 7th – November 11th 2024 (deadline) 



Before you arrive:

  • Documentation: Once your nomination has been received and approved, the following information will be required prior to your arrival

          - Application form(open in new window),

          - Learning agreement(open in new window)

          - Photocopy of your passport,

          - Transcript of Records,

          - a photo of yourself,

          - copy of your international insurance,

         - copy of your current nomination as Erasmus student and number of ECTS you have enrolled in your home
            university, (as in your Learning agreement).

          Documentation to be sent to: 



Arrival and registration

  • Introductory session
        Mobility students will be welcomed by the International Relations team. The session is generally held on the week 
         before the first day of term (Autum term starts in early september and Spring term starts in early February),
        although students will be informed of the definitive date.
        In addition there is an welcom and orientation week organised by the Internatinal Relations Bureau for incoming       
  • Registration 
         Mobility students must carry out the following procedures:

         - Register for specific subjects at the FOOT secretary’s office (you will be asked to provide proof of having
           registered/being a current student at your home university and also of your current international insurance)

         - Register with the police (EU and non-EU students).


Before your return