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Scholarships and grants

As a student of  BAU, Design College of Barcelona, you can obtain various grants and scholarships throughout your academic life at this Centre, as well as special discounts and preferential terms for internal and external financing.

Types of grants and scholarships:


Bachelor's degree in design and Master's Degrees

  • Grants and scholarships provided by the centre:

Collaboration grants:
These grants allow you to combine studies with tasks of educational collaboration in various services provided by the Centre, with a monthly remuneration that can be about 60% of the annual cost (for a 60 ECTS course). This grant is avaliable from the 2nd course.

Practical work:
Combining studies with practical work in the Centre’s design and communication departments constitutes a valuable period of training and analysis, as it allows students to apply and complement the knowledge acquired while they obtain their academic qualifications and, at the same time, trains the future professionals to join the employment market, with a monthly salary that can be about 45% of the annual cost (for a 60 ECTS course).

Grants to study languages:
Bau offers 20 training grants per course to reach the B2 level in English, as required by the EHEA, the European Higher Education Area.

Preferential financing terms:
These will allow you to pay for the whole course in 10 instalments, with no additional charges.

Discounts on language courses:
You will benefit from a 25% discount on English courses taught at the BAU through the Languages School at the University of Vic - Central University of Catalonia.

Summer University discounts:
You will benefit from a 10% discount on any course of the Summer University that takes place during July.

Discounts on RAC (Recognition of Complementary Activities) Courses:
You will benefit from a 35% discount on any RAC course arranged for the BAU during the academic year.

  • Grants and scholarships provided by public entities:

General grants offered by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport:
As a student on an official university degree course, you are entitled to apply for social scholarships and grants provided by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport.

Further information and contact details:
Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport
www.mecd.gob.es

AGAUR (Agency for Management of University and Research Grants) official scholarships:
As a student of an official university degree course, you are entitled to apply for a scholarship provided by the Agency for the Management of University and Research Grants of the Generalitat de Catalunya.

Further information and contact details:
Agency for Managing University and Research Aids from the Generalitat de Catalunya
www.gencat.cat

Grants provided by the government of the Basque Country:
Grants for students from the Basque Country enrolled in the second cycle or final year of the Degree course.

Further information and contact details:
Department of Education, Language policy and Culture
http://www.hezkuntza.ejgv.euskadi.eus

Erasmus Study grants:
For studying at a higher educational institution offering academic recognition of studies in another country of the European Union with which the BAU, Design College of Barcelona, has signed an agreement.

Erasmus grants for Practical Work:
For carrying out practical work with academic recognition in a company or organisation in another country of the European Union.

Erasmus grants:
Scholarships for students who participate in the Erasmus programme and who meet the requirements set by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport.

Mobint scholarships:
Grants to assist the international mobility of the student with academic recognition in accordance with the requirements of the Agency for the Management of University and Research Grants of the Generalitat de Catalunya.

Language immersion grant:
Studying for an official university qualification entitles you to apply for the language immersion courses provided by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport.

Further information and contact details:
Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport
Scholarships and grants to learn languages

  • Grants and scholarships provided by private entities:

Capacitas grants (Universia):
A grant programme offered by Fundación Universia Capacitas to help university students with disabilities.

Further information and contact details:
Fundación Universia
Fundacion Universia

Prevent grants:
Grants provided by the Fundación Prevent for students with disabilities.

Further information and contact details:
Fundación Prevent
http://www.fundacionprevent.com

Santander Grant for Practical Work in Companies:
Banco Santander, with the help of CRUE and CEPYME, offers grants for practical work in small and medium-sized companies and with self-employed workers.

Further information and contact details:
Santander grant
https://becas.agora-santander.com

Foundation Roure “Viure i Conviure” Programme:
Foundation Roure intergenerational programme that responds to the need to provide young students with free accommodation.

Further information and contact details:
“Viure i Conviure” programme

www.fundacioroure.org
 


Master's and other Postgraduate Specialization 

  • Grants and scholarships provided by the centre:

Preferential financing conditions:
These will allow you to pay the course fees in three instalments, with no additional charges.

Discount to study for a second Postgraduate degree (leading to a Master’s degree):
5% discount to study for two postgraduate degrees simultaneously, leading to a Master’s degree.

Discounts to study Languages:
As a Master’s degree student, you will benefit from a 25% discount on English courses taught at the BAU through the Languages School of the University of Vic - Central University of Catalonia.

Summer University discounts:
You will benefit from a 10% discount on any course of the Summer University that takes place during July.

RAC Courses discounts:
You will benefit from a 35% discount on any RAC course arranged for the BAU during the academic year.

  • Grants and scholarships provided by public entities:

AGAUR loan programme for Master’s and other postgraduate degrees:
Being a student of a Master or other postgraduate degree entitles you to apply for a loan provided by the Agency for the Management of University and Research Grants of the Generalitat de Catalunya.

Further information and contact details:
Management of University and Research Grants from the Generalitat de Catalunya
www.gencat.cat

  • Grants and scholarships provided by private entities:

Santander Grant for Practical Work in Companies:
Banco Santander, with the help of CRUE and CEPYME, others grants for practical work in small and medium-sized companies and with self-employed workers.

Further information and contact details:
Santander grant
https://becas.agora-santander.com

Catalunya Caixa “Viure i Conviure” Programme:
Caixa Catalunya intergenerational programme responds to the need to provide young students with free accommodation.

Further information and contact details
“Viure i Conviure” programme
http://www.fundaciocatalunya-lapedrera.com

Fundación Carolina Postgraduate degree grant
A grant programme to study for postgraduate degrees in Spanish territory, for university students who are citizens of a Latin American country.

Further information and contact details
Fundación Carolina
http://www.fundacioncarolina.es
 


"Bau evening" for the diploma in graphic design

  • Grants and scholarships provided by the centre:

Grants for Practical Work:
Combining studies with practical work in the Centre’s design and communication departments constitutes a valuable period of training and analysis, as it allows students to apply and complement the knowledge acquired while training the future professionals to join the emplyment market, with a monthly salary.

Preferential financing conditions:
These will allow you to pay the course fees in 10 instalments, with no additional charges. 

Summer University discounts:
You will benefit from a 10% discount on any course of the Summer University that takes place during July.

RAC Courses discounts:
You will benefit from a 35% discount on any RAC course arranged for the BAU during the academic year.

  • Grants and scholarships provided by private entities:

Catalunya Caixa "Viure i Conviure" Programme:
Caixa Catalunya intergenerational programme that responds to the need to provide young students with free accommodation.

Further information and contact details:
"Viure i Conviure" programme
http://www.fundaciocatalunya-lapedrera.com
 


Bau alumni

  • Grants and scholarships provided by the centre

Discounts in the Masters’ and Postgraduate degrees:
10% discount on all courses for Master’s and other postgraduate degrees.

Discounts to study Languages:
As a former student, you will benefit from a 15% discount on English courses taught at the BAU through the Languages School of the University of Vic - Central University of Catalonia.

Summer University discounts:
You will benefit from a 10% discount on any course of the Summer University that takes place during July.

RAC Courses discounts:
You will benefit from a 35% discount on any RAC course arranged for the BAU during the academic year.