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International student studying at UCV

Preparing your stay at UCV

Academic Calendar

UCV ACADEMIC CALENDAR  2016-17

 

1st semester: 
Welcome day & US Welcome day: Monday 5th September 

Classes from 6th September – 22nd December.
Exam periods: 1st Examination session: from 9th to 23th January.
                                   2nd Examination session: from 20th to 27th February.

2nd semester: 
US Welcome day:  Tuesday 10th January 2017
Welcome day:        Tuesday 24th January 2017

Classes from 25th January – 1st June 
Exam periods: 1st Examination session: from 5th to 15th June.
                                   2nd Examination session: from 27th June to 7th July.

 

Welcome Day

Each semester, a couple days before the official beginning of the semester, UCV organizes a Welcome Day for the Incoming Students.

During the Welcome Day the UCV International Relations Office provides Incoming Students with information of interest regarding the universities services, registering and enrolling procedures, and gives a short introduction to our Intranet and On-line Campus systems.

Together with the Departmental Coordinators, the UCV also provides Incoming Students with detailed program information and academic advice.

Accommodation

Some Accommodation Agencies have special discounts for UCV students. Universidad Católica de Valencia San Vicente Mártir is a partner of HousingAnywhere.com, the international student-to-student housing platform. Students who are coming from abroad to Valencia can find & book a student room on HousingAnywhere.com . Using the platform itself is completely free for you as a student; when you make a concrete booking an administrative fee will be charged as a part of Housing Anywhere’s secure booking system

Incoming students have also the option to contact Colegio Mayor Ausias March (a student’s residence),  EUROACE (a private company) in Valencia City, and/or Agencia LLoguer Municipal in Torrent, for assistance in finding a living accommodation. 

Contact details of the three options:

UCV Valencia´s Campus

Colegio Mayor Ausias March
Avda. Cataluña, 30 46021 
Valencia - España
Teléfono y Fax: + 34 96 369 54 08
www.cm-ausiasmarch.com 
colegiomayor@cm-ausiasmarch.com

EUROACE
C/ Cronista Carreres, 9, 1ºH
46003 València- España
Phone:+34 96 315 57 02
www.euroace.net 
Mail: contact@euroace.net

UCV Torrent´s Campus

NOUSESPAIS - AGENCIA LLOGUER MUNICIPAL
C/Plaça Mayor nº 31 - bajo
46900 Torrent- España 
Phone: + 34 961553211 
www.nousespais.es/es/vivienda 
agencialloguer@nous-espais.com

Money Matters

Estimated Living Expenses (for reference only):

  • Accommodation: Between 600€ and 900€ per month in a Students Residence (included meals, laundry, gym, wifi, etc)
  • Between 250€ and 350€ per month, one room in a shared flat, bills not included.
  • Books/Meals/Transport: About 250€ per month.

Insurance Information

If you are an EU student you will need the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) to receive medical attention at Public Hospitals.

We recommend that you take out travel insurance. (Optional)

UCV Campus

Which campus am I going to study at?

Where is my UCV campus?

All our Campus are reached easily either by metro, bus or by train

Metro

http://www.metrovalencia.es/page.php?idioma=_en

Bus

http://www.emtvalencia.es/ciudadano/index.php?lang=en

TRAIN (LA RIBERA AND LA COSTERA CAMPUSES)

http://www.renfe.com/EN/viajeros/index.html  

Safety Information

All the emergency services are coordinated through the telephone number 112. If you urgently need an ambulance, the fire department, or the police, call this number.

The City of Valencia

Valencia is one of the most vibrant, forward-thinking, and cosmopolitan cities in Spain. It is the country's third largest city, and has a heritage, culture, and nightlife to rival the best cities in Europe. Valencia is very proud of its dedication to forward thinking architecture and cultural projects. The city is also a great place to head if you fancy relaxing in the outdoors. Not only does it boast 13 km of golden sandy beaches, there are also many parks and gardens throughout the city offering tranquility and beauty.

Plano de la ciudad / City Map, how to go on foot

http://mapas.valencia.es/WebsMunicipales/callejero/web_callejero.jsp?lang=es

Cómo moverse por Valencia en autobús (Bus Info)

www.emtvalencia.es

Cómo moverse por Valencia en Metro (Subway Info)

www.metrovalencia.es

Valencia Rent a Bike

http://www.valenbisi.es/

WiFi Zones

https://maps.google.com/maps/ms?hl=es&ie=UTF8&msa=0&msid=118046074959067255226.0004753fc36026aacc368&ll=39.488741,-0.360918&spn=0.016295,0.027509&z=15

Qué hacer en Valencia (What to do in Valencia)

Valencia, much more than a touristic resort

http://www.turisvalencia.es/en/home

Agenda de Valencia. Calendar, Weather, Hotels and much more

http://www.valencia-cityguide.com/es/

Qué hacer en Valencia (What to do in Valencia)

Check the Ayuntamiento, City Hall, website to find out what you can do month by month

http://www.juventud-valencia.es/guia-de-actividades/guia-de-actividades.asp

Fallas

http://www.fallas.com/     

Bioparc Valencia (The Zoo)

www.bioparcvalencia.es

Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias

http://www.cac.es

Playas (Beaches)

www.comunitatvalenciana.com 

LAS PLAYAS METROPOLITANAS (LAS ARENAS, LA MALVARROSA)

Autobús rojo EMT  Nº 1, 2, 14, 15, 19, 31, 32. (20 y 23 desde mediados de junio hasta final de septiembre)

Tranvía: T4, T5, T6. www.emtvalencia.es

LA PLAYA DE EL SALER. (SUR DE VALENCIA)

MetroBus Herca Línea “Valencia - Perelló”. Bus 190a. “Valencia/Saler/Perelló”. http://www.avmm.es/web/area-metropolitana-de-valencia/red-transportes-metrobus  

www.autocaresherca.com/linea.aspx?idLineaRegular=13  

LA PLAYA DE CULLERA. (40KM AL SUR DE VALENCIA) Y GANDÍA (60KM. AL SUR DE LA CIUDAD)

You need to take the train : www.renfe.es

Opening a Bank Account

If you wish to open a bank account in Spain you need to have the NIE (identification number for foreigners).

If you are an EU-Student, you have to go to Comisaria de Policía de Bailen  in C/ Bailen, 9 Valencia

If you are a non EU-Student, you have to go to COMISARIA DE PATRAIX in C/ Dels Gremis, 6 Valencia.

Tourism Information

International Guide for Incoming Students to Valencia http://www.valenciainternacional.es/es/guia-recursos-estudiantes-internacionales.html

Valencia tourist APP: http://www.valenciainternacional.es/en/


Contact information
INTERNATIONAL CAMPUS

DIRECTOR OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS OFFICE

Dra. Raquel Sánchez-Padilla: raquel.sanchez@ucv.es

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS OFFICE

San Juan Bautista Campus 
C/ Guillem de Castro, 175 – 46008 Valencia (Spain)
+34 96 363 74 12

INCOMING  INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Contact: incoming@ucv.es 
Incoming students advisor: Mercedes Gómez
Attention hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 10-11.30 am / Tuesday and Thursday: 15:00 - 16:30 h.
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BILATERAL AGREEMENTS / STAFF MOBILITY/ BUDDY PROGRAM

Contact: ori@ucv.es 
Begoña Barber.
Attention hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 12-13.30 am
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BUDDY PROGRAM & DOUBLE DEGREES

Contact: ori@ucv.es 
Juan Escámez
Attention hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 12-13.30 am; Tuesday and Thursday: 3.30-5 pm. 
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