Practical information for your arrival


Adress: Pere Serra st, 1-15
08173 Sant Cugat del Vallès





1. Take the train FGC  
(Take either S-1 Terrassa, S-2 Sabadell or S-55 Universitat Autònoma)

2. Get off at Sant Cugat stop and exit through the back side of the station (opposite platform). You will then be in Carrer Andana.

3. Head north on Carrer Andana.

4. Once you reach the bridge turn right and continue on Avinguda del Carril.

5. At the roundabout, take the first exit to the left and stay on Avinguda del Carril.
6. Turn right on to Carrer Pere Serra.
7. ETSAV will be on the left.



In our university, we have a Student dormitories service, is under a private cotrol but with a university agreement so you can have acces with our acceptation e-mail, if you prefer to live in a shared or private flat, you can find them on internet, be careful with different frauds and if it's possible, never pay in advanced before checking the room!

Orientation Week (OW):
The UPC offers an orientation week for those of you who would like to attend. The OW will take place on September for the autumn semester and in February for the spring semester in Barcelona. If you wish to enrol, please check for further information and procedures here.

IMPORTANT! If you cannot attend the OW, you MUST visit OMI-Barcelona the very first days after your arrival, in order to get all necessary orientation regarding your stay and mandatory legal bueaucracy. 

Catalan and Spanish courses:
We strongly recommend students consider taking a Catalan and/or Spanish course, given that most of the academic courses we offer and taught in these languages, with Catalan being the most commonly used of the two. More information available in the Catalan and Spanish courses page.