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1. In order to highlight and accredit the attainment of international skills of bachelor and master's degree holders from the University of Girona, the international skills recognition has been established which determines that those who are awarded this recognition will be accredited at point 6 of the SET and in any academic certificates that are issued after it has been obtained.

2. International skills are understood to be "Having participated in academic or professional activities in the international sphere and/or being able to communciate efficiently in a third language in different formats and contexts".

3. To obtain the recognition mentioned above, UdG degree holders will have to apply for it through the academic secretary's office of the centres, provided they have participated successfully in three different activities from among those listed below. In activities 3.1, 3.2 and 3.3 successfully is understood to mean that the participation has led to the academic recognition provided for.

Master's students who have not studied for a bachelor's degree at the UdG will be able to accredit assimilable external international activity.

3.1. Mobility programmes of a long duration can be eligible for academic recognition in accordance with the Regulations on recognition and transfer of credits approved at the Governing Council session no. 5/09, of 28 May 2009, and modified in the Governing Council no. 8/12, of 20 December 2012, with the exception of that relating to the SICUE-SENECA programme.

3.2. Other mobility or exchange programmes, that are also eligible for academic recognition, approved by the Governing committees of the teaching centres, by virtue of point 2 of article 7 of the above mentioned regulations.

3.3. International cooperation activities eligible for academic recognition in accordance with the Regulations on recognition and transfer of credits approved at the Governing Council session no. 5/09, of 28 May 2009, and modified in the Governing Council no. 8/12, of 20 December 2012.

3.4 Having attained a minimum of 12 ECTS in subjects at the UdG taught in a foreign language.

3.5. Providing evidence of a level of proficiency in a third language higher than that required to obtain the qualification (temporarily B2.1. The UdG is willing to set this level at B2 of the European Reference Framework for Languages, when conditions so permit).

3.6. Proving knowledge of more than one third language, at the level required to obtain the certificate.

3.7. To have defended and to have overcome the Bachelor's Thesis or Master's Thesis in a third language.

3.8. Providing evidence of having successfully taken part in international external placements. If the placements carried out are extracurricular, a report and/or favourable assessment will be required from the centre.

Final provision

These regulations will come into force in the academic year 2013/2014.