To be accepted as an exchange student at ESDi and carry out a stay with credit recognition, the student must prove that he is enrolled in a center with which ESDi maintains a signed agreement for the exchange of students, valid in the period in which the student wishes to carry out the mobility.
The student who intends to carry out an exchange must contact the International Relations department of their home center, which, in turn, must contact the department responsible for the exchanges at ESDI to nominate candidates within the dates established for submitting applications for a place:
⟶ First semester (autumn / winter) or full academic year: June 15.
⟶ Second semester (spring / summer) : November 15.
To apply for a place, the student must submit the following documentation through their university:
⟶ span > Place application form
⟶ Motivation letter explaining the reasons why you want to carry out a mobility in ESDI.
⟶ A digital portfolio: it can be a web page, a wordpress or a PDF file.
⟶ A copy of the identity document or passport.
Applications received after the deadline for the delivery of documents will not be considered and will be left out of the selection process.
You can consult all the information about accommodation, university residences, costs of living and transport in Barcelona and Sabadell, visas and immigration, help service and support for students and much more in the new online exchange guide at the following link:
The Renfe commuter train connects Barcelona with the main Catalonian cities, among which is Sabadell, the city that holds ESDi’s main facilities. In order to get to ESDi, you must take the commuter train R4 headed to Terrassa or Manresa and stop in the Sabadell Center station. The ESDi Sabadell headquarters is just 5 minutes away from the station. The Renfe station is also near the Sabadell bus station.
The Generalitat de Cataluña Trains (FGC) offer 12 railroad services in two independent networks: the Barcelona-Vallès line and the Llobregat-Anoia line. The Barcelona-Vallés line connects Barcelona with Sabadell, the city that holds the ESDi Campus. In order to get there, you must take the S2 Barcelona-Vallés line and stop in the Sabadell Rambla station, 10 minutes away from the ESDi Sabadell Campus.
The Barcelona metro is a public and subterraneous means of transport that offers its services in Barcelona and its surroundings. It currently has a total of 12 metro lines that connect the city from different points, facilitating accessibility and offering its service for all.
Spain has a free health system for each and every one of its citizens. Students that come from the UE can gain free access to it by presenting their European sanitary card, which lets them receive medical assistance in the same condition as Spanish citizens.
Non UE students, nonetheless, will have to get a health insurance plan that covers their study period in ESDi. You can hire the insurance with a Spanish company or with a company that covers your stay in Spain.
In order to get your student visa, you will need to demonstrate that you have sanitation coverage.
If you have a non UE passport, ask for information in your country’s Spanish embassy to get to know the requirements needed in order to get a student visa.
Check that your passport will be valid for your entire time in ESDi, plus an additional 6 months after your planned date of return.