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General information


  • The educational cooperation agreements are exclusively targeted to FME students. To sign an agreement, students must be enrolled at FME during the period in which the placements are held.


  • An educational cooperation agreement can be signed for a complete academic year (from September 16th until September 15th next year).


  • The placement timetable needs to be combined with the lectures' timetable, in order to avoid the overlappings. This should be done in order to avoid the first one interferring with the second one.


  • In order to sign an educational cooperation agreement, you must have achieved at least 15 ECTS credits of this titulation.


  • A maximum of 900 hours of placements can be done during the whole degree and during an academic year.


  • 20 hours/week cannot be exceeded, with the next exceptions:
  1. Non-lecture terms (summer).
  2. Exceptional cases, which will be evaluated and taken in consideration individually.


  • Placements are, in general, extracurricular. There is the possibility that they can turn into curricular and considered as such if they are related with the Final Degree's Project.


  • Educational cooperation agreements loses its validity when the student graduates and is no more linked with the UPC, even if the agreement's ending date is afterwards.


Students older than 28 years old

Students older than 28 years old, who are not covered by the scholar insurance, need to have a private medical insurance when they sign an educational cooperation agreement. The students must ensure that it covers, at least, all the period of the placement and have to bring a copy to the Unit of Educational Organization and Labour Relations.

The UPC has an agreement with COFIDE enterprise. More information here(open in new window).


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