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The Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) is known both for its excellence in research and for its quality in teaching. It is a center of reference in Europe. The UAB is only 25 minutes by public transport from the center of Barcelona, ​​a cosmopolitan city on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea. The main campus is located in Bellaterra, in the heart of one of the main industrial and technological pillars of Mediterranean Europe.

At the UAB we live the full university experience. The campus is organized as an authentic knowledge city with almost 50,000 inhabitants: students, teachers, researchers and administration and services staff. It has all the necessary services for it: a university residence (more than 2000 places), a set of specialized libraries, a language school, sports facilities (with gym, swimming pool, football fields ...), a center Health, restaurants, shops and cafes.

The UAB offers high level study programs in most areas of knowledge: • 87 undergraduate degrees. The degrees in Business Administration, Economics, Primary Education and Tourism are offered with 100% teaching in English, and many other degrees include subjects in this language.

• 315 master's degrees, which aim at the acquisition by the student of an advanced training of a specialized and multidisciplinary nature, oriented both to professional specialization and to initiation to research.

• 68 PhD programs, whose objective is the advanced training of students in research techniques culminating in the doctoral thesis (1114 theses in 2015-2016). They consist in the elaboration and defense of a thesis and usually have a duration of three years. Its objective is to train teachers and researchers of the highest level. A total of 27 doctoral programs of the UAB have obtained the Mention towards Excellence. The mention of international doctorate involves a stay in different European countries by the doctorate and participation of professors of international universities.

The international dimension of the UAB is particularly evident in international students, especially in master's degrees with 2,949 international students (40%) and doctorates with 1,703 international students (33%), as well as 1,346 international students (5% ). The university has 45 masters with 100% teaching in English.

The UAB is a university that promotes innovation, employability and entrepreneurship. It promotes research and transfer in all areas of knowledge, and works closely with the business and industrial fabric of its surroundings, as well as the scientific centers in its area, such as the ALBA Synchrotron, located five minutes from the campus.

The UAB has 352 research groups, 57 departments and 45 institutes and centers. Many of the latter have been created in collaboration with major scientific institutions, while all carry out intense research activity (3,316 articles published in journals indexed according to 2015 data, Thomson Reuters WOK). In addition, the five hospitals affiliated to the university also participate in the research work of the UAB, three of them accredited with the seal of excellence of the Institute of Health Carlos III.

The university encourages the involvement and participation of its students in volunteer activities and service to the community, which is why it has been awarded from different institutions. In addition, it carries out campaigns among the community for social awareness. The UAB promotes exchanges in mobility programs and promotes the recruitment of international students (3,546 students of international mobility). Of particular note are the Erasmus Mundus, Comenius, Leonardo Da Vinci and Erasmus K2 projects. It has specific programs for the reception and assistance to international students. Under the Erasmus program, 1,008 bilateral agreements have been established with more than 500 European universities.

  • Course data 2015-2016 Fundació UAB The UAB Foundation promotes training, research and social action projects and provides commercial and patrimonial services within the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. It has a wide offer of teaching degrees and official degrees of CFGS, Degree, Master and Postgraduate.
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  • Spanish

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This postgraduate courses brings together existing expertise in creating and managing products and ecotourism business / profession nature guide. The program has been des ... [+]

This postgraduate courses brings together existing expertise in creating and managing products and ecotourism business / profession nature guide. The program has been designed with the main objective to train professionals who want to create products and / or ecotourism businesses or want to engage in guided nature. The program is also aimed at those already engaged but want to improve their training and ensure better professional projection. These two areas have great potential for growth both in the national and international context.

The program responds to an increasingly evident in the tourism market need. The growing demand for ecotourism products implies, indeed, the need for companies and professionals from both the public sector and the private sufficiently trained to meet the challenge of offering products and services of high quality and with guarantees of success.... [-]

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These studies contribute to people engaged in this profession the necessary knowledge and adjusted to the current rules, both as regards technical competence in which the ... [+]

It is increasing the need for working dogs in today's society, both in the fields of guide dogs and assistance, as well as detection, security, civil protection, therapy and assisted interactions.

Within this context the qualification of specialist instruction dedicated to assisting people with disabilities, as a support tool and indispensable in daily tasks, as well as in maintaining the good health of its user dogs is necessary.

On 19 November 2009 the Parliament of Catalonia unanimously approved the Law of access to the environment of persons with disability user assistance dogs. This legislation is a step forward regarding the law governing access to the environment of people with visual impairment accompanied by guide dogs, as it not only gives coverage to the users of this type of dogs, but also to all those with hearing impairment, physical, autism or certain diseases that are assisted by other dogs specially trained to guide them, help them in daily tasks or warn them of danger or imminent attacks. The new law guarantees access to places, premises, facilities, accommodation, transport and public or public use for people with disabilities and their service dogs spaces. It also regulates the training and care of such dogs as well as centers responsible for it. ... [-]

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Considering that this profession is international in scope, knowledge to be taught taken into account this factor making steady prestigious specialists from different cou ... [+]

There is need for working dogs in today's society, increasingly in areas such as detection, security, civil protection and care. Within this context arises the need for specialist instruction dedicated to work in these various areas dogs.

also notes the need for common basic knowledge in both the physical environment and the behavior of the dogs to be assigned to perform the various tasks in the workplace as well as a broad theoretical and especially practical knowledge of the different techniques training both generic and specific.

Moreover, the professional sector being regulated at the regional and state level.

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When we talk about Food Safety we believe that only refer to the possibility that something can reach food and cause infectious or toxic process type. Instead, it is a br ... [+]

Food security is one of the most interesting and complicated for those people who are interested in the study of food, its characteristics, ie, their appearance, their safety and nutritional value chapters.

When we talk about Food Safety we believe that only refer to the possibility that something can reach food and cause infectious or toxic process type. Instead, it is a broader term, since there are situations food preparation or composition, which may relate to cases or outbreaks of food-borne.

Therefore, it is intended to address the problem of food security from a broad perspective, trying to tackle each chapter from the current situation, trying to figure out their future perspective and trying to provide solutions where possible. Introduced as a new approach to the legal regulations on safety and responsibility in food production, focusing on legal responsibilities; providing practical and preventive guidance on the subject, increasingly important in decision-making. ... [-]

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Food security is one of the most interesting and complicated for those people who are interested in the study of food, its characteristics, ie, their appearance, their sa ... [+]

Food security is one of the most interesting and complicated for those people who are interested in the study of food, its characteristics, ie, their appearance, their safety and nutritional value chapters.

Moreover, we need to know in order to guarantee European competitiveness of the food industry and Spanish regulatory framework.

When we talk about food security we can believe that only refer to the possibility that some contaminant or pathogen can reach food and cause an infectious or toxic process. Instead, it is a broader term, since there are situations food preparation or composition, which may relate to cases or outbreaks of food-borne.

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Manage Spanish and European regulations agrifood regulation. To train students to integrate the knowledge performance. regarding the roles of the European Food Authority and the National Agency for Food Safety. Bring students on procedures for obtaining quality certification and the food safety. See Food Security as a derivation of the constitutional right to health. Entry Requirements Licensed / as, graduates / or graduates as / as with knowledge and experience in the field of food hygiene. Competencies ... [-]
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This is organized by Graduate School of Tourism and Hotel Management affiliated to the UAB to train students as specialists in content management and organizations from t ... [+]

This is organized by Graduate School of Tourism and Hotel Management affiliated to the UAB to train students as specialists in content management and organizations from the perspective of the humanities as a basic starting axis for development. The incidence of education (knowledge) of the humanities in any human activity creates, in itself, value. Tourism generally is a massive, global phenomenon and often homogenised. This practice undermines performance medium and long term, based on enjoyment and economy of experiences. And yet, it violates the basic principles of ethical code of tourism UNWTO (World Tourism Organization). Thus, from an economic perspective and from an ethical perspective should seek immediate solutions to problems that can endanger one of the main economic sectors.... [-]

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