Universidad de Navarra

The University of Navarra, was founded in 1952 and is a private university based in Pamplona, Spain, with three other campuses in Madrid, San Sebastián and Barcelona.

The University is consistently regarded as Spain's top private University and is recognized among the most distinguished institutions in Europe.

One of the University of Navarra's priorities is to promote the professional development of its students. To do this, it benefits from the support of the University of Navarra Business Foundation (FEUN), an institution with a 25-year history of acting as a meeting-point between business and the university.

EBSL students will be studying in Pamplona campus.

 

 

Campus facilities

The University of Navarra is spread across four campuses, each equipped with excellent facilities for its students. The university is easily accessible by foot or bike. Although the University of Navarra is on the outskirts of Pamplona, everything that is needed is within walking distance. The city also has an excellent network of buses known as Villavesas. Three routes stop at the University of Navarra:

> Línea 1: Universidad de Navarra - UPNA

> Linea 4: Barañain- Villava

> Linea 5: Orvina 3 – UNAV (Colegio Mendaur)

IT

All students at the University of Navarra have a personal university email address which is used to communicate with professors and academic advisors. Internet access is also available from the computer labs, which are located in all campus buildings. Wi-Fi is also available in many parts of the campus accessible by password and configuration of computer setting.


Library

The main library on campus fulfilled its 50th anniversary during the course of 2011/12. It is home to more than one million volumes and publications, which students have full access to.

The library is the space where students, teachers and researchers channel their learning and provides indispensable support for all staff and student needs.

The library offers students an environment to study in, as well as communal space. It is also equipped with 13 private study rooms for group study sessions or to carry out research.

All of these contain a blackboard, a PC and connection via the wireless network. These study rooms can be booked by students online.

http://www.marshall.usc.edu/faculty/library

Other (Gym, clubs and societies)

The University offers students the opportunity to partake in various sports activities through the Sports Office. They offer the following: tennis, football, rugby, basketball, baseball, squash, judo, jiu-jitsu and karate. There is also a gym and fitness centre located on campus.

International Committee

This is a group of volunteers that supports international students throughout the year. Initial meetings are set up during the Welcome Week. For more information, please email:relint@unav.es

You can find more information on campus life here:

http://www.unav.edu/en/web/vida-universitaria

 

Academic calendar

Autumn semester: September – December

Spring semester: January - June

For more information, regarding orientation:

http://www.unav.edu/web/relaciones-internacionales/home

 

 

Academic life

The University of Navarra offers courses in a number of different business areas, with a strong emphasis on Business Economics and Finance and Management.

The educational system is comprised of lectures, seminars and supervised practice.

Grading System

0 – 4.9            Suspenso                                                      Fail

5 – 6.9            Aprobado (minimum grade to pass is 5)           Satisfactory

7 – 8.9            Notable                                                         Good

9 – 10             Sobresaliente                                                 Very good

10                   Matricula de Honor                                         Honorable Mention / Excellent

 

 

Workload

EBSL students - Spanish SPA:

You are required to take a minimum of 20 ECTS per SPA semester from the subjects approved by EBSL, although you may want to register for more if you wish.

EBSL students - English SPA:

You must enrol in 30 ECTS. The courses you choose must be approved by your Programme Director.

Please note the following when selecting your modules:

  • You may not enrol in any course that you have previously taken at EBS London, Regent's University London
  • Ensure the module you are interested in is running in your SPA semester (AS =autumn semester = 1st semester SS= spring semester = 2nd semester)
  • Courses must be one semester long. Students may not be allowed to take yearlong courses
  • All courses must be taught and examined in the target SPA language
  • You must submit your Learning Agreement with the courses you have registered for no later than three weeks after your arrival at the host institution

Spanish Language & Culture Institute

International students can improve their Spanish language skills at the University´s Institute of Spanish Culture and Language (ILCE). Grammar, conversation and cultural courses are offered through intensive summer courses, tailor-made courses and semester and year-long courses.

For more information contact: ilce@unav.es 

 

Passing requirements

EBSL students - Spanish SPA:

Students must pass a minimum of 15 ECTS per semester during their Study Period Abroad.

EBSL students - English SPA:

In order to pass your SPA semester you must pass 30 ECTS.

Students must sit all the exams for the courses they have registered for. Students are permitted to take resit exams on SPA at the host institution.

Students who fail to pass all their courses will be required to make up the missing SPA credits.

Please contact the Outbound Unit (outbound@regents.ac.uk) for more details.

Disability provisions

Please contact the IPO for more information regarding the support services at Universidad de Navarra.

Lifestyle

Pamplona is a diverse city, where one can discover a fascinating mix of the old and the new. You will see many traces of the past as you walk around Pamplona and discover a fascinating mix of the old and the new. The imposing Neo-Classical façade of the Cathedral, for example, gives way to a striking Gothic interior. The Citadel, a defensive fortress built during the reign of Philip II, is today a beautiful park for which Pamplona is famous and many of the town’s inhabitants go for a stroll in its grounds every day. Student’s can enjoy the mixture of entertainment, shopping and fine dining that the city has to offer.

For more information on Pamplona:

http://www.lonelyplanet.com/spain/aragon-basque-country-and-navarra/pamplona/things-to-do

Pamplona is well connected with major cities:

• Barcelona = 480 km.

• Bilbao = 160 km.

• Madrid = 407 km.

• Beach (San Sebastian) = 90 km.

• Toulouse = 428 km.

• Bayonne / Biarritz: 114 km.km

 

Accommodation

The University of Navarra provides a Housing Service which supplies students with information on the different types of accommodation available to them. It guides them through the complete process of finding a place to live for their time at the University.

The Housing Service aims to provide the best option for each student’s needs and requirements. The intention is that the student can achieve optimum academic performance and personal development. It is advisable to apply for admission at various residence centres because places are limited and some have higher demand than others.

The different options for accommodation can be found below:

http://www.unav.edu/web/admision-y-ayudas/alojamiento/tipos/residencias-universitarias

 

 

 

 

Cost of living

Below is an approximation of the monthly living cost in Spain for an International Student-

Housing: 500 - 700
Utilities: 80 - 150
Food: 300 - 360
Transportation: 20 - 40
Miscellaneous: 120 - 200
Sub Total: 1,020 - 1,450 (euros)

Sports: 30 - 60
Entertainment: 220 - 300
Total: 1,270 - 1,810 (euros)

Tips

Student feedback can be found on Blackboard. Click here to log into Blackboard.

Application

Students who have been nominated to study at Universidad De Navarra will be sent an application pack via email the semester before they are due to start their SPA.

Health Insurance

You must provide evidence of having an appropriate health insurance. This is usually required at the time of submitting your application.

If you come from an EU country, remember to apply for a European health insurance card (EHIC) before leaving.

All European Union citizens should apply for their European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) before arriving at Pamplona. EHIC allows you to receive treatment under the same conditions and at the same cost as citizens.  However, please be aware that this card does not cover every circumstance, and some treatments may not be included. It is only valid in public health institutions.

Non-EU citizens will need private insurance that guarantees assistance in Spain, this needs to be arranged before you arrive in Pamplona.

For more information you can contact becas@unav.es

Visa requirements

Students from the European Economic Area (EEA)
do not require a visa to study in Universidad De Navarra. All other nationalities
need a visa and should contact:

Consulate General, 38 Eaton Place, London SW1X 8AN, Tel: 020 7235 9371; http://www.conslondra.esteri.it/Consolato_Londra%20

All European Union students or European Economic Area member states, who intend to reside in Spain for a period of time longer than three months must register at the Central Registry Office for Foreigners in order to receive a certificate of registration. This certificate of registration can be obtained without prior appointment and in persona at any of the national police stations in your place of residence.

Non-EU citizens must arrange their legal situations, depending on the duration of your stay in Spain.

You have a maximum of 30 days after entering the European Union to begin the process of applying for a Student Residence Card. For this, you will need to present your flight ticket (boarding ticket) or the stamp on your passport showing the date on which you entered the European Union. The Student Residence Card is a temporary residence permit that valid while you are studying in Spain. This permit is valid for maximum of one academic year and can be renewed every year until you finish your studies. Your academic performance will be taken into account when renewing your permit. This document gives you the right to remain legally in the country while you study.

This is for your information only, it is the student's responsibility to obtain the correct visa.

Contact

Campus Universitario
Pamplona
31009

Phone: +34 948 42 56 00 Ext. 80 2181
Email: relint@unav.es
http://www.unav.edu/en/

Please note: The information on this page is accurate at the time of publishing. Some details have been sourced from external websites.

 

 

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Country: Spain
Language of tuition: English,Spanish
Level of study: Undergraduate
Partner type: Erasmus+ exchange

Applicable Regent's programmes for a study period abroad: