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Third-languages programme (Parla 3)

Third-languages programme

The government of Catalonia offers the third-language programme approved by the Inter-University Council of Catalonia, which all Catalan universities and the Secretary's Office for Universities and Research take part in. The programme’s aim is to promote and ensure knowledge of third languages (English, French, German, or Italian), under the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), up to level B2 at least, among bachelor's degree students in Catalan universities.

The programme includes grants for the B2 level accrediting examinations of up to 50 €, and grants for third languages courses taken at Catalan universities, the Official Schools of Languages (EOI) or the Open Institute Catalonia (IOC), of up to 350 €. The grants must be applied for through the Agency for Management of University and Research Grants (AGAUR).

The three types of grants on offer, which can be applied for to pay for activities run by the University of Girona’s Modern Language Service during the academic year 2019-2020, provided that the call's requirements are met , are as follows:

  • Type A
    Grants to cover the registration fee for the CLUC test or for the Modern Language Service’s own B2 level exams, in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (MECR). The test must be passed to be able to apply for the grant.
    The deadline to apply for a Type A grant for the academic year 2019-2020
    is 2 pm, 30 September 2020.
  • Type B
    Grants to cover the registration fee for the English, French, or German courses offered by the Modern Language Service to attain the levels A2 or B1, or the sub-levels B2.1 or B2.2, of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, during the academic year to which the call corresponds.
    The deadline to apply for a Type B grant for the academic year 2019-20 is 2 pm, 30 September 2019 at 2 pm.
  • Type C
    Grants to cover enrolment fees for the English, French and German courses offered by the Modern Language Service for levels A2 or B1, or sub-levels B2.1 or B2.2, of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, during the academic year the call provides for, so long as an Equity grant in a Period 1 or a general grant for the academic year provided for in the call has been awarded. Students are not required to pass the academic year to be eligible for the grant.
    The deadline to apply for a Type C grant for the academic year 2019-2020 is 2 pm, 31 August 2020 at 2 pm.

You can find the information for the requirements of the call in this link

Which documentation will you need from the Modern Language Service to ask for the grant?

FOR TYPE A (LINB2-A 2019 GRANTS) AND TYPE B (LINB2-B 2019 GRANTS):

  • The certificate proving you have passed the accreditation exam or the language course.
  • Proof of payment of the registration fee for the accreditation exam or for the language course.

FOR TYPE C (LINB2-C 2019 GRANTS):

  • Proof of enrolment on corresponding foreign-language course.

You can collect course certificates from the Modern Language Service’s Secretary's Office but you will have to ask for your receipt or proof of payment in advance from llengues@udg.edu.

The grant is processed by the Agency for Management of University and Research Grants (AGAUR), and must be applied for online in this link .

2020 call for grant applications for correcting teaching and research material in Catalan and English

Every year, the Modern Languages Service calls for grant applications for correcting teaching and research material in Catalan and English.

The call is to award grants for reviewing and correcting teaching material written in Catalan and English, including notes, practicals, exercises, exams and course programmes, and is addressed to teaching staff of the UdG. It is also to award grants for reviewing and correcting research material written in Catalan and English by the teaching staff of the UdG, such as research papers and theses. .

Any member of the UdG's teaching staff can take part in this call, on their own initiative. Departments and centres that see these calls as initiatives of institutional interest can likewise take part.

To take part in the call, the teacher in charge must fill in and email the application form to suport.linguistic@udg.edu

See the terms and conditions of the call in thislink .