Semester Study Abroad

Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona



Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, established in 1990, stands as one of the best young universities in the world. Ranked #12 on the 100 under 50 world wide list (2015 Time Higher Education rankings), the university teaches almost 10,000 undergrads across three main fields of knowledge (social sciences & humanities, health & life sciences, and communication & informational technologies). The University prides itself on providing comprehensive education and student-centered learning.

Number of Spots for Yale-NUS Students per semester: 2

Due to the enthusiastic interest in study abroad and the volume of inquiries that we receive, if you have any questions, please read the Semester Study Abroad FAQs carefully first and contact us if you need further advice.

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Fields of Study

Yale-NUS students will be able to enroll in a wide array of classes. For a list of courses that incoming exchange students can take, refer to this.

Language of Instruction

Catalan, Spanish, and English

Full Course Load (Required Number of Credits)


Students are required to take the full course load at the host institution, which will be equivalent to 20 MCs upon successful completion of credit transfer procedures back at Yale-NUS College.

Academic Calendar

Fall Semester: Sep. – Dec.

Spring Semester: Jan. – Jun.

For more information, refer to this.

CAP Requirement


If you are interested in studying abroad at this institution and currently have a CAP below 3.5, please contact a member of the CIPE International Programmes team.

Have Questions?
Leong Wai Yee
Programme Manager, International Programmes

Contact with questions about study abroad programmes.