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Spanish language course
2022 - 2023

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Optional Course (Beginner and Intermediate) of Spanish Language (free of charge)

About the course

The course will be held through the Faculty of Engineering in Foreign Languages and it will be delivered by experimented teachers in the study of the Spanish language, applying interactive methods, with a predominant focus on the communication skills of the Spanish language.

The course is addressed to all those interested in learning Spanish, but also to those who want to participate at the DELE exam.

The course materials will be provided by the university.

At the end of the course, students will receive a graduation diploma from UPB. Afterwards, they can apply for the international exam of DELE.

Learning Spanish is a great way to open a whole variety of exciting job opportunities for engineers of all nationalities. More than ever, companies include diverse working environments where Spanish-speaking employees represent important assets, both for the expansion of the cultural diversity of the company and for the organisation’s ability to tackle more diverse markets. Through learning Spanish, young engineers and graduates are able to join teams in the most varied fields, like business development, marketing, healthcare, science, information technology and engineering.

In this course you will:

  • learn about language in general;
  • learn basic Spanish vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation, sentence structure, and new words to use in conversation;
  • practice writing and speaking everyday phrases and get an introduction to Spain and Latin America culture.

INFORMATION

1
Enrollment

October, 2022

Duration: 1 year (two semesters, four hours a week).

2
Admission capacity

Two groups of 15-20 students will be formed.

3
Application period

May 6 – September 1, 2022

4
Eligibility

UPB students from all study cycles can sign up for the selection, except doctoral students in the extension period.

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Selection process

Selection is made through document screening.

* Within the screening process - based on comprehensive evaluation of the submitted documents - applicants will be granted admission if the number of applicants does not exceed the course capacity.

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Application requirements

The applicants must submit the documents in the application form.

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General criteria for eligibility

To be eligible for the Spanish course, students:

  • must have not repeated any year of study;
  • must have not any failed exam from the last exam session.
Criteria Score
1. Academic performance (average academic score) 30
3. Motivation Letter 30
4. Curriculum Vitae (scholarships, competitions, projects etc.) 40

Academic performance (0-30)

  • A student with an average academic score of 9,50 or higher, will receive 30 points;
  • A student with an average academic score between 8,50 - 9,50 will receive 20 points;
  • A student with an average academic score between 7,50 - 8,50 will receive 10 points;
  • A student with an average academic score less than 7,50 will not receive any points.

Motivation Letter (0-30)

The score is 30 points. The motivation letter is expected to have at least 250 words and to support the applicants desire to join the course in a clear and concise style.

Curriculum Vitae (0-40)

  • CVs with extracurricular activities will receive 40 points;
  • CVs without extracurricular activities will receive 20 points.

Academic performance will not be taken into consideration here.

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Announcement of the application results

Announcement: By 5th of September 2022 on the website https://international.upb.ro/ and by email.

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