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All the courses for the 2nd year of the degree MU Ingeniero de Telecomunicación (MSC in Telecommunication Eng) are taught in English!
COVID-19 LATEST NEWS 2020/2021
Dear students, We hope to find you well. We would like to advise you to be careful with the courses of the Semester A, if you are thinking to pick a course from a different faculty it may REALLY DIFFICULT to get it if not impossible. Please have more than one option, EVEN SHIFT YOUR STAY TO SEMESTER B.
Please, follow this link to check:
20/21 INFO FOR PARTNERS http://www.upv.es/entidades/OPII/infoweb/pi/info/1100661normali.html
20/21 INFO FOR STUDENTS http://www.upv.es/entidades/OPII/infoweb/pi/info/1116048normalc.html
19/20 INFO FOR PARTNERS http://www.upv.es/entidades/OPII/infoweb/pi/info/1100661normali.html
19/20 INFO FOR STUDENTS http://www.upv.es/entidades/OPII/infoweb/pi/info/1116048normalc.html
PLEASE TO BE AWARE WITH ALL THE CHANGES THAT WILL BE DONE ABOUT COVID-19 SITUATION, CREATE A GOOGLE ALERTS(https://www.google.es/alerts) WITH ALL THE FOLLOWING LINK: https://www.etsit.upv.es/internacional/incoming-students.html
For incoming students 2019/2020 that had problems following online courses or exams: As an additional feature that can help you to get some spare credits, the UPV provides online edx courses at https://edx.upv.es/. Those related with TICs (some in Spanish, some in English) are at http://www.upv.es/entidades/SA/ciclos/U0855620.pdf , with a suggestion for converting hours into credits for each course. You have up to 5 courses free, with their corresponding certificates. You only need to follow the directions on the web page with your UPV ID. PLEASE NOTICE: If you want to take these courses for academic recognition you MUST propose them to your home coordinator and check if they will be accepted by your home university. It is just a question between the student and the home university. The ETSIT declines any academic issues related to these courses because they do not depend on it. We suggest you to have a look to one of the following courses and check with your home coordinator if it could be added or changed for some of the courses you find problems. Deadline to inscribe: 30th june 2020.
ETSIT-UPV International Office
Welcome to the International Office of the Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Telecomunicación (ETSIT) of the Universitat Politècnica de València! In this section we provide you with the necessary information to carry out procedures, applications, receive assessment, counseling and any other inquiries you need. Do not hesitate to contact us. We are at your disposal.
- FIRST STEPS TO APPLY FOR AN ETSIT-UPV EXCHANGE
- LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION – COURSES LECTURED IN ENGLISH
- SPANISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS
- APPLICATION DEADLINES
- ACADEMIC CALENDAR: DATA, DEADLINES AND HOLIDAYS
- MENTOR/ BUDDY PROGRAM
- ACCOMODATION IN VALENCIA
- HOW TO ARRIVE TO UPV
- FOREIGN STUDENT GUIDE FOR UPV
- FOREIGN STUDENTS LEAVING UPV: How to get the Academic and Attendence Certificates
- ENROLLING COURSES IN OTHER SCHOOLS
- BACHELOR FINAL THESIS AND MASTER FINAL THESIS
- ECTS GRADING SYSTEMS
- SPANISH LANGUAGE INTENSIVE COURSES IN GANDIA
- MORE INFO ABOUT UPV
- MORE INFO ABOUT VALENCIA
- VALENCIA’S OFFICIAL MUNICIPAL RESOURCE GUIDE
The first steps you MUST do to apply for an exchange with ETSIT-UPV are:
1 – Be sure ETSI Telecomunicación – Campus de Vera is your School of choice. DO NOT CHOOSE “TELECOM CAM”2 – Check with your home International Coordinator if you have an exchange agreement with us. If not, your school has to sign one before sending students.3 – Check our courses, schedules and calendars in the information below.4 – Pre-enrolling electronically at our Central International Office Website. After visiting all the other links, please select “Access to the on-line exchange application”. Please read carefully the directions given before doing anything else!!5 – In the form Destination Data, field UPV centers, school, faculties, you have to choose ETS Teleco – E.T.S.I. DE TELECOMUNICACIÓN, CAMPUS VERA.6 – You will be sent a login and a password to access your UPV enrolment profile. In this profile, you can check the progress of your exchange procedure with UPV as well as some notices. Please keep and remember your login and password since you will need them to access your intranet.7 – After your pre-enrolling, your home International Coordinator has to officially appoint you as Exchange Student to our School. THIS STEP IS ESSENTIAL. No student will be accepted without his/her home coordinator’s approval.8 – Then you can upload your application form, transcript of records, CVs, disclaimer(click and download) and other papers. Electronic forms highly preferred.9 – We will proceed to check your learning agreement. If everything were OK, we will accept you. Otherwise you will not be accepted.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: If you insisted in keeping your choice in some course(s) for which we cannot guarantee availability in the moment of your arrival in Valencia, we decline all responsabilities.
We assume you have enough funding for the whole of your stay. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY.
You can check if you are accepted or not visiting your UPV profile.
Prof. Felipe Penaranda Foix
Manager of the International Relations Office:
Jesús Alonso Urbano
.:: DEGREES LECTURED AT ETSI TELECOMUNICACION
The ETSI Telecomunicación provides lectures over the following degrees:
– Grado en Ingeniería de Tecnologías y Servicios de Telecomunicación (Bachelor’s Degree in Telecommunications Technology Engineering), Code 190. It corresponds to a four-year Bachelor of Science level based on the Bologna Process
– Máster Universitario en Ingeniería de Telecomunicación (Master’s Degree in Telecommunications Engineering), Code 2234. It corresponds to a two-year Master of Science level based on the Bologna Process. It provides professional qualifying when done.- Máster Universitario en Tecnologías, Sistemas y Redes de Comunicación (Master’s Degree in Telecommunication Technologies, Systems and Networks), Code 2179. It corresponds to a year long Master of Science based on the Bologna Process.- Máster Universitario en Ingeniería de Sistemas Electrónicos (Master’s Degree in Electronic Systems Engineering), Code 2194. It corresponds to a year long Master of Science based on the Bologna Process plus 12 ECTS credits to do the Final Master Thesis.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: you can only get an UPV degree if you are non-exchange student/ or an exchange student who accomplish the special double-degree study plan.
Students can ask for available courses on every degree. We detail availability and other issues concerning courses next.
Incoming students can take any regular course offered in the School, and TWO courses offered by by every schools of the University. There are no formal pre-requisites so the student is responsible (with the assistance of the international office and mentor students) of taking courses with a level he or she could manage.
We use ECTS credits.
List of courses available for exchange students
Please notice that the available courses for exchange students could differ from the complete list and content links provided.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: THE VALID TEACHING SEMESTERS ARE THOSE ESPECIFIED IN THIS DOCUMENT: Some courses appear in AIRE in a different semester because of the group ofr semerter A is for repeaters only, and full teaching takes place on the semester in the doc.
- Grado en Ingeniería de Tecnologías y Servicios de Telecomunicación (Bachelor’s Degree in Telecommunications Technology Engineering)
To check contents (in Spanish), please click here. Click on every course to check its contents.
- Máster Universitario en Ingeniería de Telecomunicación (Master’s Degree in Telecommunications Engineering)
To check contents (in Spanish), please click here. Click on every course to check its contents.
- Master of Science in Telecommunication Technologies, Systems and Networks
THERE ARE NO COURSES IN ENGLISH!
To check contents (in Spanish), please click here. Click on every course to check its contents.
- Master’s Degree in Electronic Systems Engineering
To check contents, please click here. Click on every course to check its contents. *UPDATE ON JUNE 2020
NOTICE 1: Double Degree students CAN ONLY TAKE COURSES OF ITS MASTER. No courses of other master can be taken.
NOTICE 2: Bachelor level students CAN only take courses from Master level. IF THEY ARE APROVED BY MSc Directors. It is compulsory to upload CV and TOR.
NOTICE 3: Students from Master level can take courses from Master and Bachelor level. IMPORTANT: If you want to keep studying a Master in UPV, those courses you did here at a Bachelor level will not be recognized.
NOTICE 4: You can only get an UPV degree if you are non-exchange student or an exchange student who accomplishes the special double-degree study plan.
NOTICE 5: If you want to take courses only in semester A for the: 1st year MUIT, MUTSRC or MUISE. Take into account that the examination period takes place in february and probably you will have no accommodation for such a short period. We recommend you to stay the whole academic year.
.:: LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION – COURSES LECTURED IN ENGLISH
All courses are lectured in Spanish.We offer the whole second year of the Master Universitario Ingeniero de Telecomunicación.
If your courses in English belong to other schools, acceptance depends on their, usually in the beginning of the semester. B2 level of English for courses lectured in English and B2 Spanish for courses lectured in Spanish. -REFER TO COVID-19 SECTION- Check the restrictions here
You can check contents and languages available for every course by clicking on the name of every course as explained before.
You can freely apply for enroling in any course offered in UPV provided there are free places. To check their contents you should visit their webpages (http://www.upv.es/estudios/grado/index-en.html and http://www.upv.es/estudios /posgrado/index-en.html)
-REFER TO COVID-19 SECTION-
.:: SPANISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS[…]
All incoming exchange students MUST give proof of their sufficient knowledge of the Spanish Language by means of certificate/statement of having achieved level A2 (CEFR) of Spanish at least. This document can be handed in upon arrival. We accept your home institution certificate.
We suggest you to have a look to one of the following courses and check with your home coordinator if it could be added or changed for some of the courses you find problems. The UPV provides online edx courses at https://edx.upv.es/. Those related with TICs (some in Spanish, some in English) are at http://www.upv.es/entidades/SA/ciclos/U0855620.pdf, with a suggestion for converting hours into credits for each course. You have up to 5 courses free, with their corresponding certificates. You only need to follow the directions on the web page with your UPV ID.
If the student’s actual language abilities do not correspond to the one mentioned above, he/she will not be accepted in the Spanish language regular courses offered by the university, and could be refused enrolment upon arrival at UPV.
NOTICE: Although the minimum required level is A2, most Schools/Faculties at UPV may have stricter requirements, and applicants are strongly encouraged to reach at least a B1 level before arriving at UPV in order to follow the university courses taught in Spanish. The Spanish intensive course offered in our campus in Gandia can help the student meet the required level, but it is not enough by itself, as it only provides 50 hours of teaching.
Exceptions can be considered if the applicant intends to do ONLY project work (bachelor or master thesis, etc.) supervised in English or another language. A letter or email explaining this circumstance should be enclosed with the application material. These students cannot participate in the Spanish language regular courses, which begin at A2 level of CEFR.
-REFER TO COVID-19 SECTION- If students want to apply for courses in Masters of other schools they have to hold, at least: B2 of English if course is lectured in English, or B2 of Spanish if course is lectured in spanish.
.:: APPLICATION DEADLINES […]
Please notice that not meeting these deadlines can result in a rejection of your application.
Coming from EU:
- Semester A / Fall semester: From 1st April until 31st May
- Semester B / Spring semester: From 20th September until 23th October
- Full academic year: From 1st April until 15th May
- Semestre A: Del 5 de abril hasta el 15 de julio
- Semestre B: Del 1 al 31 de octubre
- Curso completo: Del 1 de abril hasta el 15 de julio
Resto del mundo/ Coming from the rest of the world:
- Semester A / Fall semester: From 1st/04/2020 to 15th/05/2020
- Semester B / Spring semester: From 20th/09/2020 to 23th/10/2020
- Full academic year: From 1st/04/2020 to 15th/05/2020
.:: ACADEMIC CALENDAR(UPDATING TO 20/21): DATA, DEADLINES AND HOLIDAYS […]
PLEASE NOTICE THAT DUE TO THE COVID-19 CRISIS, BEGINNING AND ENDING EVERY SEMESTER COULD BE POSTPONED
BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY ENGINEERING
FIRST SEMESTER/FULL ACADEMIC YEAR
BSc FIRST SEMESTER/FULL ACADEMIC YEAR
BSc first semester (also called Semester ‘A’ or odd-numbered) goes from 7th September 2020 to 29th January 2021.
First, you have to register your arrival. Some days later, once you have arranged your course schedule you will have to register your courses. You can attend lectures before your administrative registration. Administrative registration of courses begins on 3rd September and ends on 18th September. Your mentor student will help you to prepare your schedule. Every course can have several groups that corresponds to different time slots. You should be helped to check possible overlappings. We will help you when the Administrative meeting takes place.
BSc SECOND SEMESTER BSc second semester (also called Semester ‘B’ or even-numbered) goes from 1st February 2021 to 25th June 2021.
First, you have to register your arrival. Some days later, once you have arranged your course schedule you will have to register your courses. You can attend lectures before your administrative registration. Administrative registration of courses begins on 1st February and end on 1st March. Your mentor student will help you to prepare your schedule. Every course can have several groups that corresponds to different time slots. You should be helped to check possible overlappings. We will help you when the Administrative meeting takes place.
PLEASE NOTICE THAT STUDENTS FOR ‘A’ OR FULL ACADEMIC YEAR MUST REGISTER IN OUR OFFICE BEFORE 13TH SEPTEMBER, AND BEFORE 7TH OF FEBRUARY FOR STUDENTS OF ‘B’ SEMESTER. STUDENTS ARRIVING LATER WILL BE REJECTED DESPITE THEIR PREVIOUS ACCEPTANCE, BECAUSE THEY WILL MISS THE CORE THEORY AND LABS.
- Since Spanish courses are very demanded, and finding a suitable accommodation takes one or two days, we strongly recommend you to arrive in Valencia one week before lectures start.
- Please check whether your courses here require laboratory or practical work. Attending to all practices or laboratories is compulsory, so you MUST be here from the very first day lectures start: Professors could reject your request if you arrived later.
- We recommend you to announce your arrival by e-mail to email@example.com and to your mentor student (in case you have one assigned).
- MSc’S: FIRST SEMESTER/FULL ACADEMIC YEAR
First semester (also called Semester ‘A’ or odd-numbered) goes from 21th September 2020 to 12th February 2021.
First, you have to register your arrival. Some days later, once you have arranged your course schedule you will have to register your courses. You can attend lectures before your administrative registration. Administrative registration of courses begins on 3rd September and ends on 30th September. Your mentor student will help you to prepare your schedule. Every course can have several groups that correspond to different time slots. You should be helped to check possible overlapping.
- MSc’s: SECOND SEMESTER
Second semester (also called Semester ‘B’ or even-numbered) goes from 15th February 2021 to 12th July 2021.
First, you have to register your arrival. Some days later, once you have arranged your course schedule you will have to register your courses. You can attend lectures before your administrative registration. Administrative registration of courses begins on 1st February and ends on 26rd February. Your mentor student will help you to prepare your schedule. Every course can have several groups that correspond to different time slots. You should be helped to check possible overlapping.
PLEASE NOTICE THAT STUDENTS FOR ‘A’ SEMESTER OR FULL ACADEMIC YEAR MUST REGISTER IN OUR OFFICE BEFORE 13TH SEPTEMBER AND BEFRORE 7TH OF FEBRUARY FOR STUDENTS OF ‘B’ SEMESTER. STUDENTS ARRIVING LATER COULD BE REJECTED DESPITE THEIR PREVIOUS ACCEPTANCE
NOTICE: Those students that want to apply for the Master’s Degree in Electronic Systems Engineering must apply and upload all the required documents before 1st, July. Students will know whether they are accepted or not around 24th, July.
Holidays: 9th-12nd October, 1st November, 6th-8th December, 23rd December-6th January Christmas holidays, 17th-19th March Fallas (Valencia Festival), 18rd April- 29th April Holy Week and Easter holidays, 1st May Labour Day.
International Office closes on 15th July. Please take this into account in order to plan your departure.
.:: ENROLLING COURSES IN OTHER SCHOOLS […]
¡VERY DIFFICULT IN SEMERTER A, REFER TO COVID-19 SECTION!
Please remember that you should check the availability and deadlines in every course and every other UPV School you want to register.
You can request a maximum of TWO courses from every other school of the UPV.
PLEASE REMEMBER THAT WE DO NOT OFFER COURSES IN AUTOMATICS OR BIOELECTRONICS-BIOENGINEERING.
In case you want to apply for courses lectured in English in other schools, you have to hold a B2 English certificate. If you apply for courses lectured in Spanish, a B2 Spanish certificate is required. You have to upload these documents in your online aplication.
You will not know whether you are accepted or not before your arrival.
.:: BACHELOR FINAL THESIS AND MASTER FINAL THESIS […]
If you are interested in doing your Bachelor Final Thesis and Master Final Thesis in UPV, you should check the Bachelor Final Thesis/Master Final Thesis offered by the different Departments. You can visit this link to visit the Departamental web pages Departments Area or meet a proffesor-tutor upon arrival.
You can check the list of offered Bachelor Final Thesis and Master Degree.
If you need some inspiration you can also try to do your Bachelor Final Thesis/Master Final Thesis work in an internship. You should contact our Office to do this.
These works can be supervised and written in English.
- DEADLINES FOR APPLYING FOR A BACHELOR THESIS (TFG) 2020-21. *Updating
- DEADLINES FOR BACHELOR THESIS (TFG) DISSERTATION 2020-21. *Updating
.:: INTERNSHIPS […]
If you are planning to do an Internship in the UPV, you must get your NIE (Identification Number for Foreigners) before starting, this process can take from 1 to 2 months and it is mandatory if you want to do an Internship. If you don’t have a good level of spanish, you should ask your mentor student for help.
In order to get your NIE you might Ask for an appointment in the Foreigners Office’s website. (Choose option POLICIA-CERTIFICADOS Y ASIGNACIÓN NIE). The Foreigners Office offers a few appointments each day, the offer starts around 9:00 A.M. everyday and lasts until they finish with the available. appointments.
When you get your appointment you will need to prepare the following documents:
- Application EX-15 with a copy.
- Passport (Original and a copy of the biography page).
- Stamped Taxes document (you can pay the taxes in any bank entity).
We also recommend you to go to the appointment with your mentor student.
When you have your NIE you can come to the International Office and we will help you to find an Internship.
.:: ECTS GRADING SYSTEMS […]
Please download this file.
.:: MENTOR/ BUDDY PROGRAM […]
We have a mentor/buddy program which provides you a student of our School to help you in everything you could need before and during your arrival in Valencia. To ask for one, you only need to make a request in our on-line registration application.
WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND YOU TO CONTACT YOUR MENTOR AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
Once you arrive, if you didn’t receive any news about your mentor, please let us know.
.:: ACCOMODATION IN VALENCIA […]
PLEASE PAY ATTENTION -> REFER TO COVID-19 SECTION
There is still no COVID19 normative about the students acommodation
PLEASE CHECK AVAILAVILITY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
Accommodation in Valencia is mainly based on the “Shared flat with students” formula.
Valencia has a huge offer of flats for students: They use to have 3 to 4 private rooms and shared common facilities: kitchen, 1-2 bathrooms, sitting room, etc. Equipment and condition largely vary. Typical prices go from 200 EUR to 275 EUR a room/month, *prices could be higher. Thus if you are thinking of hiring a room in one of these flats, we recommend you to pass 2-3 days in a hostal or hall of residence upon your arrival while you look for the most suitable flat for you. Please continue reading below if you want to find a short-time accommodation.
NOTICE: You don’t need to buy any list of flats. Such lists are offered by some real-estate agencies which take advantage of your inexperience. You might feel dissapointed when you finally realize you did not need to buy any list. Remember our help is FREE.
|Finding one is very easy. Some hints:
For a short-time accommodation upon arrival: Before your arrival in Valencia, we suggest you to book a room at a hostel or hall of residence, so that you have a place to stay during the first nights meanwhile you find a permanent housing.
- There are many hostels and residences in Valencia, please check this file: Foreing Student Guide Useful!
- You can also book a room (even only for the first days) at the Colegio Mayor Galileo Galilei, which is located within our Campus:
A final remark: Under no circumstances you should worry about accommodation. Valencia has a really huge and very affordable offer. And we are here to help you!
.:: HOW TO ARRIVE TO UPV […]
You can find maps and indications on how to arrive to UPV at the link for UPV Visitor pages: http://www.upv.es/perfiles/estudiante/index-en.html
.:: FOREIGN STUDENT GUIDE FOR UPV […]
Please check this Student Guide for UPV containing all details about UPV facilities and Valencia lifestyle:
.:: INCOMING STUDENTS LEAVING UPV: How to get the Academic and Attendence Certificates
Your Home International Office will request you two documents:
The Certificate of Attendance and the Academic Certificate.
We provide the two documents in one that contains both. It is electronically signed so you do not need a hard copy. To get it, please follow the directions in the document “How to get a transcript of records at the end of your stay”.
CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE: This document officially states the starting and ending dates of your exchange stay at UPV. It issued at our office. Remarks:
- Some universities have their own formats for the Certificate of Attendance. You usually handed them in at our office when you registered on your arrival at UPV. If you did not bring the documents then, please bring us those documents to be duly signed.
How to get the Certificate of Attendance:
You have two ways:
- Send us an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org clearly indicating:- Full student name.- Full address to send the documents.- Arrival and ending dates.
- Make an appointment in our office.
- Please carefully take into account the clauses on your exchange contract. It explicitly states the conditions about the dates of signature, dates of issue, allowed finishing dates and other important details concerning your stay and funding. You are responsible for meeting such requirements.
ACADEMIC CERTIFICATE WITH MARKS OBTAINED AT UPV
This document officially states the marks and grades you got during your exchange stay at UPV and it is usually sent long after you leave Spain.
It is issued in English and Spanish languages, and gives the credits and marks in the UPV and ECTS formats.
Please remember: 1 ECTS credit = 10 teaching hours.
A table of equivalences is printed at the end of the certificate.
Marks takes long to be set. To avoid unnecessary e-mail and phone traffic, please follow the following procedure to request your Academic Certificate:
1st Access to your UPV intranet at the “Personal Information” section and check whether all your marks have been set.
2nd When all your marks were set, please get the documents explained above: “How to get a transcript of records at the end of your stay”.
- If your university insists of having hard copies, send us an e-mail to email@example.com clearly indicating:- Full student name.- Full address to send the documents.- Arrival and ending dates.
You can find information of the new edition of Gandia Spanish Intensive courses that will take place in our EPSG Campus on September and January. More information of our Gandia Campus, please click here.
You can find additional information at the UPV web site www.upv.es. You can choose between Spanish/English/Valencian versions. Those in English are specially written for incoming students..:: MORE INFO ABOUT VALENCIA
You can find more information about arriving in Valencia and UPV in our UPV visitor’s page. You should not miss visit this page TurisValencia.com, where comprehensive information about Valencia city, activities and much more is included..:: VALENCIA’S OFFICIAL MUNICIPAL RESOURCE GUIDE
You can download a guide with very useful information about the city of Valencia. Download here.