Degree in Architecture Studies (English taught)

La Salle Campus Barcelona
5 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
Degree in Architecture Studies (English taught)

About this program

Degree in Architecture Studies

The La Salle Higher Technical School of Architecture ( ETSALS ) - Ramon Llull University offers an experience of learning Architecture and Building , working with the talent of leading architects from Barcelona , as well as from the rest of the world.

A personalized study plan with various options guides the student based on their interests. It is articulated in three main axes of knowledge:

  • Architectural design : involves linking the fact of knowing how to build what is imagined in a cultural and professional reality that gives it meaning.
  • The technical-scientific axis is the domain of constructive knowledge as a sensitive and manipulable aspect.
  • Cultural-humanistic axis is necessary to guide the student, the future architect, in an active, intensive and critical view.

Admission requirements

First year students:

If you are a first year student there are three options depending on the origin:

  • Students from the Spanish educational system.
  • Students from European education systems, Switzerland, International Baccalaureate, China or other countries with bilateral agreements with Spain.
  • Students from other educational systems.

Exchange students:

If you want a transfer, there are two options depending on your procedure:

  • If you already have official university studies in Spain.
  • If you come from official foreign university studies.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

Year 1

Semester 1 / Semester 2

  • Computer tools I
  • Graphic expression: Drawing
  • Architectural analysis
  • Descriptive geometry
  • Construction I
  • Mathematics
  • Thought and creativity I

Semester 1

  • History: Introduction to architecture

Semester 2

  • Physics

Year 2

Semester 1 / Semester 2

  • Thought and creativity II
  • Construction II
  • Introduction to structures
  • Computers Tools II
  • Project Basics

Semester 1

  • Physics II. Integrated facilities
  • Representation systems I

Semester 2

  • Applied Graphic Expression
  • 20th century architecture

Year 3

Semester 1 / Semester 2

  • Workshop I
  • Steel and concrete structures
  • Special and service facilities
  • Projects I
  • Thought and creativity III

Semester 1

  • The survival of modern architecture
  • Introduction to urbanism

Semester 2

  • Representation Systems II
  • Urban management

Year 4

Semester 1 / Semester 2

  • Urbanism
  • Workshop II
  • Projects II

Semester 1

  • Modern language
  • Geotechnics
  • Composition I

Semester 2

  • Installation of the facilities
  • Internship in company

Year 5

Semester 1 / Semester 2

  • Projects III
  • Planning

Semester 1

  • Workshop III
  • Measurements
  • Planning and Management

Semester 2

  • Final degree project
  • Portfolio
  • Composition II

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Program delivery

Instruction languages

This program is available in Catalan, Spanish, and English or fully in English. 


The structure of the Degree in Architecture consists of a total of 6 years (3 + 2 + 1), divided into three parts: two cycles and an enabling master's degree that, when passed by the student, enables them to obtain the degree in architect , and full skills to sign their own projects.

Smart Learning

With the new Smart Learning model, students will have a training which will be:

  • Personalized, because it adapts to the student and their needs or circumstances, regardless of the health scenario.
  • Flexible, because it overcomes the barriers of the online or face-to-face methods with a platform that allows face-to-face, blended and distance learning.
  • Intelligent, because it is a new way of teaching and learning that combines physical and interactive experiences.
  • Technological, in order to implement the Smart Learning methodology, classrooms have been transformed into Smart Classrooms, which consist of:
    • Audio system with more than 800 virtual microphones per classroom
    • Cameras equipped with artificial intelligence
    • Smart Boards to share content to and from the Smart Classroom, enhancing collaborative work.


Tuition Fees for 2023-2024: € 13680


  • Official name: Degree in Architecture Studies
  • Degree certificate issued by The Ministry of Education
  • Credits: 300-ECTS

Program outcomes

With the study of La Salle's Degree in Architecture you will acquire an apprenticeship of the profession based on:

  • Talent
  • Design Studio
  • Identification and belonging

Career paths

Thanks to the personalization of the Degree according to the interests of the students, graduates of the La Salle University Ramon Llull Architecture Studies prepare for a diversity of disciplines typical of the architects of this century. They will be able to work and lead national and international projects, regardless of the country where the architectural firm, company or institution where they work is located.

  • You can create your own studio or be part of an architecture or engineering studio, or public institutions.
  • Working in civil or public works, in new construction or restoration.
  • Be an expert in urban planning, landscaping or environmental sustainability and energy efficiency of construction.
  • Consultancy of Restoration, rehabilitation and changes of use of buildings. You can design interiors, objects, furniture, even work in performing arts.
  • Carry out Retail projects, and Facility Manager.
  • Create designs of digital environments for cinema or video games.
  • You can dedicate yourself to university research or teaching or BIM consulting.

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La Salle Campus Barcelona

La Salle Campus Barcelona - URL is an international university center with over a hundred years of history, dedicated to the full training of people. We are founding members of the Ramon Llull University, the first private non-profit university in...

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Why study at La Salle Campus Barcelona

La Salle Campus Barcelona, a founding member of the Ramon Llull University, is one of the world's most renowned educational institutions. Our success is based on the quality of education and our capacity to fully respond to the ever-changing needs of society. Our firm commitment to technology in all our programs is what makes us unique. These differential values set La Salle Campus Barcelona apart as a new university model, with a strong international vision and practical approach to learning, together with an advanced application of technology aimed at fomenting business innovation and the entrepreneurial spirit of our students.

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La Salle Campus Barcelona

Carrer de Sant Joan de la Salle, 42
08022 Barcelona

Phone no: +34608765104

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