Escuela de Negocios Afundacion affiliated to the Universidad de Vigo operates throughout the Galician and northern Portuguese geographic area, having a campus in A Coruña and another one in Vigo. Each year the School trains over 3,500 undergraduate, postgraduate and managers who today hold leading management positions in major companies, providing the school with a wide and strong corporate network in their area of influence.
• The methodology is based on teaching, applying and training in real-life situations. This “hands-on” approach endeavours to bring the reality of company management into the classroom; therefore we use a dynamic 'learn by doing' style of teaching including company visits, case studies, group work, etc. The regular use of case studies is one of the cornerstones of this institution's teaching methodology, as it allows students to work on real business situations.
The Business School has a large faculty, composed of over 400 teachers of recognised prestige and with ample experience, both at a national and international level.
• Situated in Vigo (north-west of Spain) which is a thriving industrial city with a privileged location on the Atlantic coast. Vigo is the leading fishing harbour in Europe and the main traffic route to North and South American markets
The Business School has two campuses; one in A Coruña and the other one in Vigo. Regent's students study at the Vigo campus.
Both have spacious classrooms equipped with the latest developments in teaching. The classrooms are specifically designed to enhance the acoustics and are laid-out in order to facilitate dynamic and active class participation.
It also has a large number of rooms for teamwork and two computer classrooms that students can use for personal use outside school hours.
The library has two areas: one for reading or study, and another for reference books and consultation. The library has a total of 70 posts available, with electrical sockets and with Wi-Fi connection, enabling students to work using the Internet and/or the School’s network. The reference room has reference books bibliographies, directories, sector studies, etc ... In short, everything that the students may need to complete their learning process. This infrastructure, together with a cafeteria, a photocopying service, the auditorium and ample parking, provide a pleasant environment for students.
The school has two computer labs that students can use for their personal use outside school hours.
The central library, with more than 13,000 books, 100 subscriptions to publications and more than 3,000 research projects that students may consult in either the reference room or study room. The library also has a loan service in addition to information literacy training sessions.
Autumn Term: early September - end January
(Exam period included)
Spring Term: mid January - June
(Exam period finishes at the beginning of June)
Students will receive Spanish classes at the Centro de Linguas of Universidad de Vigo specially designed for exchange students. You can find more information at: http://cdl.uvigo.es/index.php?idioma=en
Upon successful completion of the course students Regent's will award 3 ECTS for this course.
The methodology of Escuela de Negocios Afundacion of Universidad de Vigo is based on teaching, and training in real-life situations. Students are given many opportunities to visit various companies based in Vigo and in the region. Learning experience involves lots of group work and case studies
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:
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.
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Please contact the IPO for more information regarding the support services for students who have disabilities at Escuela de Negocios Afundacion of Universidad de Vigo.
Vigo is a thriving industrial city with a privileged location on the Atlantic coast. It has more than 23 kilometres of coastline and is therefore surrounded by beautiful beaches to laze around on, or to practice nautical sports all year round.
Vigo is situated on a bay called the “Ria de Vigo”. This is undoubtedly one of the most picturesque “rias” in Galicia, with beautiful landscapes, such as the Cies Islands and the Island of San Simon. The Rodas Beach in Cies Islands has been classified as THE BEST BEACH IN THE WORLD by “The Guardian” for several years running and was selected for the European Odyssey 2010 by the National Geographic Society. Vigo is surrounded on the one side by the bay, and on the other side by mountains and woodlands, therefore there are magnificent viewpoints from which to admire the scenery.
Vigo is the largest city in the region of Galicia, in the north-west of Spain, with a population of nearly 300,000 inhabitants. In reality, on a daily basis, nearly half a million people live, work and study in this city.
The local climate is characterised by mild and rainy winters, and warm but not extreme summers, because the temperature does not normally exceed 32 º C. Vigo receives a lot of visitors; it is a regular stop for cruise ships. There are many parks and squares full of terraces and cafés. The beaches and water sports are also top attractions. There is a wide selection of shops offering different styles and prices, and an exciting nightlife. All this is complemented with many restaurants offering cheap, good and healthy food.
Vigo is famous for its excellent seafood restaurants. The famous ‘Oyster street’ in the old part of the city is where you will find women selling plates of fresh oysters and if you like, you can try the local white wine, Albariño, with them. Restaurants offer a wide range of gastronomic riches of the Atlantic sea.
Have a look at this website about Vigo and all you need to know about the city.
Vigo is well served by a complete network of infrastructure liking the city with the main urban Galician peninsular and international. Its Atlantic port, airport, highways and expressways and railways allow the existence of a transport offer for all tastes and all possibilities.
By Road: There are three main roads to get to Vigo The Northwest highway connects the city with Madrid and the plateau, through 667 kilometers of road. The highway runs from the Rias Baixas Vigo to the motorway north of Portugal, through Tui, Braga, Porto, up to Lisbon This highway connects with the highway from Vigo to Baiona. Finally, the Atlantic highway connects the city with northern Galicia, through Pontevedra, Santiago and A Coruña.
By bus: The bus station is located in Avenida de Madrid (opposite the Business School). The main connections link Vigo to Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbo Donostia-Irun Asturias-Cantabria, Porto-Lisbon and Vitoria-Pamplona It also has international routes to Belgium, Holland, Germany, Poland, England, France and Morocco.
By train: the railway station is located in the downtown in the city centre.
By boat: the port of Vigo receives every year thousands of cruise passengers. Throughout the year there schedule transportation to the towns of Cangas del Morazo and Moaña. Tickets can be purchased at the Maritime Terminal, in Canovas del Castillo Street.
By plane: Peinador airport is located 10 miles from the city centre. It has a wide range of regular flights to Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao, Canary Islands, Sevilla, Paris, Valencia, Ibiza, Málaga and Palma de Mallorca.
It is also common for people living in Vigo to travel from the airport in Porto, as there are daily flights to London with TAP, Easyjet and Ryanair. There is a bus service from Porto airport to Vigo.
- The Yacht Club in Vigo has sailing courses on the bay for beginners.
There are short courses available. Phone number: 986 449 030
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- Pasión Playa, offers a wide range of nautical sports, such as catamaran, windsurf, canoes, paddle surf
- Prado Surf School: http://www.pradosurfescola.com/
- Cies Islands: Natural Park with fantastic views of Vigo and beautiful beaches with white sand and clear water. There are trips by Ferry from the port of Vigo everyday.
These beaches were considered the best in the world by The Guardian. http://www.mardeons.es
- Castrelos park: Is the biggest park in Vigo´s centre. It’s nice to go jogging in, to practise sports or simply to relax in.
- Scuba diving: There are many scuba diving schools in Vigo. http://www.buceoislascies.com/
Typical restaurant: A Pedra, located near the port. Typical Galician food. Specialized in seafood, in particular fresh oysters.
Gym: There are many gyms in Vigo with spa, paddle, tennis, squash and swimming pool.
Pubs/Concerts: There are numerous to choose from. For example La Iguana club, sala Mondo, Master club are the three best clubs in the centre of Vigo to enjoy a concert. There are other pubs at Churruca and Arenal street.
There are various types of accommodation:
a) Residencia Gran Via: Situated in the centre of the city in La Plaza de España, only a 10 minute walk to the Business School.
Price: 700 euros for full board accommodation.
Facilities: Central heating , Public telephone, Television room, Study room, Dining room, Rooms cleaned daily except on Sundays and bank holidays, Individual bedrooms with own bathroom, Connection to internet in all rooms, Buffet breakfast, Lunch – 2 course with dessert, Supper – one course with dessert.
b) Hotel Princesa: Situated in the centre of the city, near the Public Library. Offers special prices for students. Facilities: Central heating , Public telephone, Television room, Study room, Dining room, Rooms cleaned daily, Individual bedrooms with own bathroom, Connection to internet in all rooms, Buffet breakfast included. Full board option is available. http://www.hotelprincesavigo.es/alojamiento-para-estudiantes.html
c) Residencia D. Quijote: Facilities: Central heating , Public telephone, Television room, Study room, Dining room, Rooms cleaned daily except on Sundays and bank holidays, Individual bedrooms with own bathroom, Connection to internet in all rooms, Buffet breakfast, Lunch and dinner included. http://www.residenciadeestudiantesdonquijote.es/
d) Residencia El Portal
Facilities: Central heating , , Television room, Study room, Dining room, Rooms cleaned daily. Individual and double bedrooms available with own bathroom, WiFi, Full board available.
e) Hostel This hostel is just behind the Business School. http://www.kaps.es
f) –Private rental: To look for shared flats: http://www.stukers.com/en , the University of Vigo also offers help with accommodation.
In Vigo,the downtown area and areas near the beaches are relatively more expensive than the rest.
For accommodation costs please see the accommodation section.
Restaurants Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 9.00 €
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 33.62 €
One-way Ticket (local transport) 1.08 €
Monthly Pass 20.00 €
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.35 €
Utilities (Monthly) Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Gas, Water, Garbage) 77.50 €
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.24 €
Internet (6 Mbps, Flat Rate, Cable/ADSL) 32.00 €
Sports And Leisure Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.00 €
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.50 €
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.20 €
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Students who have been nominated to study at Escuela de Negocios Caixanova will be sent an application pack via email the semester before they are due to start their SPA.
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.
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 (Autorizaci n de Estancia is a temporary residence permit that remains 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.
Escuela de Negocios Afundacion of Universidad de Vigo
Avenida de Madrid,60
Please note: The information on this page is accurate at the time of publishing. Some details have been sourced from external websites.
Language of tuition: English,Spanish
Level of study: Undergraduate
Partner type: Erasmus+ exchange
Applicable Regent's programmes for a study period abroad: