Study Abroad destinations
Rovira I Virgili University
Universitat Rovira I Virgili (URV) is in the province of Tarragona, in the north east of Spain.
Universitat Rovira I Virgili (URV) is in the province of Tarragona, in the North east of Spain. This area is well connected with Europe and the rest of Spain. You can travel to Barcelona which is 60 miles away and Madrid is 350 miles away. The University is near the Mediterranean motorway, which links to France, and reaches as far as the Basque Country.
The climate and Mediterranean character provide a welcoming atmosphere. The town has open spaces for leisure, fun and culture. Certain times during the year people celebrate in the streets and have festivities, with some celebrating going on for several days.
Universitat Rovira recognised for the quality of its teaching, research, aims for students to develop academically and improve the command of their languages. Teaching is learnt through lessons, seminars, workshops, and technical visits related to the course content. The University attracts about 500 exchange students every year, so you will be part of a strong international network.
What you can study
|Course||When you can study|
|English Language, Linguistics and TESOL BA||2nd year, Semester 1 or 2|
|English Language and Linguistics BA||2nd year, Semester 1 or 2|
|British Sign Language, English Language and Linguistics BA||2nd year, Semester 1 or 2|
|British Sign Language and Educational Linguistics BA||2nd year, Semester 1 or 2|
|Educational Linguistics BA||2nd year, Semester 1 or 2|
Choosing your modules
You will need to gain the following credits from your modules:
- 27 to 30 ECTS (European) credits per semester
- 54 to 60 ECTS per year.
You can see the module options on the Universitat Rovira i Virgili module catalogue.
The academic year is split into 2 semesters:
- Semesters 1: Late September to Early February
- Semester 2: Early February to Late June
Visit the Rovira I Virgili University website for a full list of academic dates.
Please arrange accommodation directly with Rovira I Virgili University following acceptance.
For more information visit the University of Rovira I Virgili housing pages.
Accommodation in York
If you study abroad for 1 semester, you are guaranteed university accommodation for the semester you are in York.
Funding and visas
Students will receive a minimum grant of £750 from either Erasmus+, Turing, or the YSJ Bursary.
To find out more information, please visit our Funding page.
Please make sure you have an up to date passport that expires no earlier than 6 months after you intend to return.
You will be provided with guidance and documentation from the partner university but it will be your responsibility to obtain the correct visa. Neither the Study Abroad team here or at the partner university are qualified to offer consultations or detailed advice regarding visa applications. Immigration laws are complex and subject to frequent changes.
If you do have any visa-related questions you will need to contact the appropriate Embassy directly.
For more information visit the Universitat Rovira I Virgili Visa and Immigration page.