Courses in English 2016/2017: Faculty of Engineering Vitoria-Gasteiz


Courses in English 2016/2017: Faculty of Engineering Vitoria-Gasteiz

(University of the Basque Country)


Incoming students have the opportunity to course an International Semester (Spring Semester). During this semester the students will be able to choose up to 30 ECTS credits taught in English and 120 ECTS credits which examinations can be taken in English (see bellow English-Friendly courses).

In addition, the final year project (12 ECTScan always be performed in English in different areas such as Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Electronic Engineering and Automatics, Industrial Chemical Engineering, Geomatics Engineering and Topography or Computer Management and Information Systems Engineering.

Subjects taught in English:

         Spring Semester 2016/2017: 

          Machine Design (9 ECTS)

          Industrial Structures and Buildings (9 ECTS)

          Pneumatic and Oil Hydraulic Systems (6 ECTS)

          Fluid Mechanics (6 ECTS)

          Autumn semester 2016/2017:

         English for Industrial Engineering (6 ECTS)

         Mechanical Technology (6 ECTS) 

Final Year Project (12 ECTS)

Students can perform their Final Year Project in English. You can find some proposed projects in the Final Year Project area, click in the Bachelor you are interested to see the proposals. Or you can go to the Research area and see what we are working in to choose the Final Year Project.

English-Friendly courses

Of course, students are welcome to come in both semesters and to course other subjects taught in Spanish or Basque, some teachers also offer the possibility to do the exam in English and students can go and ask questions during the semester, please click in the following link to check in which courses students can take their exams in English.

More information:

Please find in the next page some relevant information:


Our College is located in the Campus of Araba of The University of the Basque Country (UPV-EHU) 5 minutes on foot from the centre of the city (Vitoria-Gasteiz). Vitoria-Gasteiz can be easily reached by plane, mainly via Bilbao (50 minutes from Vitoria).

In this campus there are several Faculties such as: Faculty of Pharmacy, Faculty of Physical Activities and Sports Science, Faculty of Arts, University College of Teacher Training, University College of Business Studies, University College of Social Work and University College of Nursing.

So, might your students be interested they could also hold some courses in other faculties.

In addition, the Campus offers sports and cultural activities to all students.

Language courses:

As mentioned above, Campus of Araba offers Spanish and Basque courses for all the incoming students. It is a course offered to all the Erasmus students at our Campus, this means that they will meet students from different faculties and countries.

In addition, your students will have the opportunity to attend some language courses in Italian, French… at the Faculty of Arts.

2016-17 academic calendar:



1st semester

from Sept. 12 to December 23, 2016


January 10-27, 2017

2nd semester

from January 30 to May 19, 2017


from May 22 to June 9, 2017

Extra exams

from June 19 to July 14, 2017



The Help Centre for international incoming students will help your students with housing guidance and support, information on the city and the campus, details on Spanish and Basque courses, student services on campus... or any other support they might need while among us (sport facilities, transport…).