EPS Programme

 European Project Semester

All you need to know about the EPS programme.


What is EPS

The EPS is a one-semester course designed to train final-year engineering students to work in international teams. In an EPS, an international team of students works on a real-life project that has been proposed by a company.

The language of communication is English (level required: B2). Students are awarded 30 ECTS credits if they succesfully complete the programme. A certificate is also issued.

 

In brief, the programme has the following characteristics:
  • It is international, multidisciplinary and multicultural.
  • English is the working language.
  • It addresses the real needs of companies.
  • It is an intensive, one-semester programme.
  • It is worth 30 ECTS credits.

Structure

The EPS has two complementary parts:

  • A project: during the semester and under the guidance of an academic tutor, an international team of four to six students works on a real-life multidisciplinary project for a Spanish or an international company. The work teams are made up of students with different academic backgrounds. Individual and group tutorials will be offered during the semester.
  • Intensive seminars:a short intensive programme with practical workshops about topics related to project management will also be offered to enhance the work related to the project. These complementary workshops will also help students develop their communication and cooperation skills.

The European Project Semester includes an intensive study programme with the following courses:

  • English and Technical Communication Skills
  • Teambuilding/teamwork
  • International marketing
  • Project management
  • Systematic innovation
  • Languages: English
  • Sustainability and business
  • Spanish language and Catalan culture
  • Intercultural Communication

In addition to academic activities the programme also includes cultural and social activities.

EPS: This year's programme