UNIVERSITY OF BALEARIC ISLANDS (UIB)
A fantastic place
to study, and to
stay …
BALEARIC
ISLANDS
The Balearic archipelago is located in
the western Mediterranean. It is made
up of the islands of Mallorca, Menorca,
Eivissa, Formentera and Cabrera.
Palma, the capital of the Balearic
Islands, is a city open to the sea. All the
different Mediterranean cultures and
people passing through have left an
indelible cultural legacy.
The UNIVERSITY CAMPUS lies in
privileged natural surroundings, 7.5 km
outside Palma but only a few minutes
from the city centre thanks to the
modern access routes and public
transport.
The University also has two large
UNIVERSITY CENTRES in Menorca
and Eivissa, and small university
centres in different towns of the
Islands.
BALEARIC ISLANDS
• Four islands:
– Majorca:
• Palma is the capital
• The major island
• Population: 800.000 (mainly in Palma)
– Ibiza and Formentera
• Ibiza is the capital
• Population: 120.000
– Minorca
• Maó is the capital
• Population: 100.000
• 14.000.000 of tourists each year
• 35% of the population are foreign
• Direct flights with most Europeans cities (specially during
the summer season)
Majorca
• The Cathedral (in Palma)
Majorca
• The city centre, the Walls (Palma)
Majorca
• The cultural sites: Fundació Miró, etc.
Majorca
• The North Coast
Majorca
• The North Coast
Majorca
• The beaches of the north
Majorca
• The coast villages
Majorca
• The coast villages
Majorca
• The small villages
UIB: a Mediterranean and European University
• Offering a wide range of courses
• Committed to culture
• Respectful towards the environment
• Renowned for research excellence
• Open to the world
University of Balearic Islands
• Some photos
UNIVERSITY OF THE BALEARIC ISLANDS: FIGURES
Registered students
Degree………………………........................................
Masters and Doctorate (Official) ……………………
Other Postgraduate Programmes ...………………….
Continuous training activities and courses &
Senior University ……………………………………….
Teaching Staff………………………….........................
Administration Staff……………………………………..
BUDGET 2012
88.300.000 €
14.000
1.900
1.639
2.675
1.218
685
UNIVERSITY DEGREES
The UIB has a wide selection of degree courses available in the following areas
ENGINEERING &
ARCHITECTURE
HEALTH SCIENCES
SCIENCES
SOCIAL & LEGAL SCIENCES
ARTS AND HUMANITIES
Our new Degrees
- They are adapted to the Bologna Process
- 4 years (8 semesters)
-240 ECTS (60 per year). 1 ECTS = 25 hours of work of the student
-There will be some others in the near future
Art and humanities
Enghlis Studies
Philosophy
History
Art
Catalan Studies
Spanish Studies
Science
Biology
Biochemistry
Physics
Chemistry
Social Sciences and Law
Business Administration
Adivisuals Comunication
Law
Economics
Pre-school education
Primary Education
Social Education
Geography
Pedagogics
Journalism
Social Work
Tourism
Health Science
Physiotherapy
Nursing
Psicology
Engeneering and Architecture
Bulding Edification
Maths
EMPLOYABILITY OF GRADUATES
GRADUATE PROFILE
8 to 10 graduates find a job within six months
3 years after finishing their studies, 9 to 10 graduates are employed and are satisfied
with the job they are doing
7 to 10 graduates have a job related to their studies
53% of graduates work in private companies
The Management and
Employability Office helps
the students and graduates
find a job and connects them
with private companies and
public institutions
STUDENT EXCHANGE
PROGRAMMES
The student exchange
programmes managed by the
International Relations Office are:
ERASMUS (Europe)
SICUE-SENECA (Spain)
BILATERAL AGREEMENTS
CINDA (Latin-America, Spain &
European HE Institutions)
CIEE –ISEP (United States)
AVERROES (Euro-Mediterranean)
EUROWEB (Western Balkans)
DRAC (Vives Net, Catalan speaking
Universities)
EXCHANGE STUDENTS - COUNTRIES
2010-2011. Source: International Relations Office
INCOMING
STUDENTS
OUTGOING
STUDENTS
Austria
Belgium
Bulgaria
France
Finland
Germany
Latvia
Greece
Holland
Italy
Morocco
Poland
Portugal
United Kingdom
Romania
Sweden
Czech Republic
Tunisia
USA
China
Germany
Austria
Belgium
Finland
France
Greece
Holland
Italy
Ireland
Poland
Portugal
United Kingdom
Sweden
Peru
Chile
USA
Canada
China
…
Incoming
students: 276
STUDIES
Outgoing
students: 335
51
Humanities
55
157
Social & Legal
Sciences
186
42
Experimental
Sciences and
Technology
45
26
Health and
Behavioural
Sciences
49
RESEARCH
The UIB has become consolidated in recent years as a prestigious research
institution. The UIB occupies one of the leading positions in national
scientific production per researcher and has a high international level due to
different collaborations with universities and research centres.
Research is an active economic agent too in the field of innovation by
creating and promoting business initiatives.
ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY
The UIB is aware of its responsibility in
environmental conservation so as to work
towards a more equitable and sustainable model
of society.
The Environmental Code of Practice was
approved in 1997 with five main fronts:
1. Energy management: favouring the use of solar, thermal
and photovoltaic energy; putting into practice actions aimed
at saving electricity and fossil fuels.
2. Water management: saving drinking water and water for
watering purposes, using grey water self-purifications
lagoons, and restoring the campus water cisterns.
3. Waste management: by selective collecting and recycling
4. Direct protection of the natural surroundings and the
historical heritage of the University
5. Putting into action environmental initiatives for people:
increasing pedestrian spaces and green areas; and
providing safe and healthy working conditions for the whole
university community.
UNIVERSITY OF THE BALEARIC ISLANDS:
Transport and Academic Calendar
•
Transport: located in Valldemosa Road, 7.5 km from
the city centre. How to get in?
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Bus
Underground
Bicycle (there’s a bicycle lane from down town to the University)
Car
Academic calendar:
– First semester:
• From the last week of September to the last of January
• Christmas holidays from 23th December until 7th January (after the
Three Wise Men)
• Exams from last week January until mid February (3 weeks)
– Second semester:
• From mid February until the beginning of June
• Easer holidays: from Maundy Thursday until the end of the
following week (10 days)
• Exams in June (and perhaps early July)
Living Cost in Palma
• Live in Palma: Estimated monthly costs
(in euros):
– Shared flat: 250 euros
– Food: 100/150 euros
– Transport: 30 euros
– School materials: 40 euros
– Extras: 100 euros
• Total cost: 520/570 euros
Faculty of Economics and Business
http://fee.uib.es
The lectures...
Theoretical
Practical
Our Bulding:
Gaspar Melchor de Jovellanos
Facilities: Jovellanos Building
1 auditorium, 1 big library, 6 PCs classrooms (with185 PCs),
Bar and restaurant, Wi-Fi everywhere
Other facilities
Campus Esport
• 8 paddel courts, 1 tennis court, 1 football
pitch, 3 indoor basket/volley/badminton
courts, heated swimming pool, gym, etc.
Studies
Degrees:
 Economics
 Business Administration
Official postgraduate studies:
 Master in Tourism Business
Management
 Master and ph. doctorate in Tourism
and Environmental Economics (fully in
English)
 Master in Accounting
Degrees of Economics and Business
Administration
 4 years, 8 semesters, 240 ECTS
 Two shifts: Morning and Afternoon
 60 ECTS per year (30 ECTS per
semester): 5 subjects of 6 ECTS
 Languages: Spanish*, Catalan* and
English
* There are Spanish and Catalan courses
for exchange students at no cost every
semester for every level
Degrees of Economics and Business
Administration
New !
Path in English:
Almost half of the credits
must be done in English
It includes a semester
abroad studying in English
Pathway in English
• To be awarded the Certificate of completion of the
PATHWAY IN ENGLISH, students must obtain at least
100 ECTS (50%) of the degree in English. That is:
– A minimum of 60 ECTS during the first three academic years (in
core or compulsory subjects)
– To go to a foreign university studying in English a semester (30
ECTS)
– And the end of degree project (12 ECTS)
• Other characteristics:
– The maximum number of students per group is 45
– Students who cannot officially demonstrate a sufficient level of
English will be asked to take a level test. When deemed
appropriate, the faculty will offer/recommend to take an English
course in September
Subjects in English in 2011-2012
First semester
Second semester
1st year (Economics and business administration) (timetable)
20600 Introduction to economics
20605 Microeconomics
20602 Introduction to Financial Operations and 20606 Analysis of economic data
Markets
20607 Introduction to business
nd
2 year (Business Administration) (timetable)
21202 Finance Economics
21207 Investment and Business Financing
21204 Production and Operations Management 21208 Design of organizations
21205 Econometrics
2nd year (Economics) (timetable)
20610 Welfare economics
20614 Industrial organization
21612 Introduction to econometrics
3rd year (Business Administration) (timetable)
21213 Business Strategy
21216 Marketing Management I
3rd year (Economics) (timetable)
20619 Economics of Information
20646 Personal Income Tax
20620 Enviromental Economics
21145 Business English
20622 Economic Growth
Indeed, the International Office offers courses in English for foreing students that can be found
at http://estudis.uib.cat/es/Formacio_complementaria/lliure_conf/ass_angles/
Structure of the Degrees of
Economics and Business
Administration
An example of the distribution of credits / hours of
a second and third year subject
hours
ECTS
Interaction teacher-students
60 h
2.4
Theoretical hours and exams
21 h
0.84
Practical classes, discussions, presentations
36 h
1.44
Seminars with tutorage
3h
0.12
Autonomous work by the student
90 h
3.6
Study of fundamentals
30 h
1.2
Problem sets and practical exercises
25 h
1
Preparation of individual and group work
15 h
0.6
Studying for the exam
20 h
0.8
TOTAL
150 h
6
Implementation and Structure
• In 2009/2010 started the first year of the Degrees in
Economics and Business Administration
• The grade consist in 240 ECTS (60 per year)
• Each subject has 6 ECTS and the subjects are grouped
in fields
Type of Subject
ECTS
Basic Core (BC)
60
Compulsory (COMP)
120
Electives (ELE)
30
Internship
18
Bachelor Thesis
12
Total
240
* In the first year (basic core) there are 8 (out of 10) subjects common to Economics
and Business Administration
Main fields
Business Administration
• Marketing
• Accountancy
• Finance
• Organization and management
• Introduction to Economics and
economic analysis
• Analysis of economic data
• Non economic instruments
Economics
• Microeconomics
• Macroeconomics
• Public Administration
Economics
• Spanish and International
Economy
• Applied Economics
• Quantitative Economic
Methods
• Economic History
• Business environment
• Non-economic instruments
Schedule by years (Business Administration)
First year. Basic core
Semester 1
Semester 2
Basic notions of law
Tax system
Introduction to Economics
Microeconomics
Mathematics
Analysis of economic data
Introduction to financial operations and
markets
Introduction to Business
Financial Accounting I
Financial Accounting II
Second year. Compulsory training
Semester 3
Semester 4
Finance economics
Investment and business financing
Economic History of Businesses
Organization Design
Production and Operations Management
Industrial Economics
Econometrics
Spanish and World History
Cost Accounting
Company Law
Schedule by years (Business Administration)
Third year. Compulsory training
Semester 5
Semester 6
Business risk management
Financial Management
Business Strategies
Human Resource Management
Macroeconomics
Commercial Management II
Financial and Company Accounting
Accounting Analysis and Auditing
Commercial Management I
Commercial Research and Consumer
Behaviour
Fourth year. Electives subjects and transfer module
Semester 7-8
Semester 7-8
Electives
Bachelor Thesis
Bachelor Thesis
Internship
Internship
Electives
Schedule by years (Economics)
FIRST YEAR. BASIC CORE
Semester 1
Semester 2
Basic Notions of Law
Tax System
Introduction to Economics
Microeconomics
Mathematics
Analysis of economic data
Introduction to
Operations
Markets
and
Financial
Introduction to business
Economic History
Optimization
SECOND YEAR
Semester 3
Semester 4
Games and Decision-Making strategies
Industrial Organization
Welfare Economics
Microeconometrics
Structure and economic situation
Financial Economics
Introduction to Econometrics
Public Sector
Macroeconomics I
Macroeconomics II
Schedule by years (Economics)
THIRD YEAR
Semester 5
Semester 6
Information economics
Cycles and Policies
Analysis of accounting data
Economic Evaluation of projects
Environmental Economics
Tourism Economics
Macroeconometrics
Elective 1
Growth
Elective 2
FOURTH YEAR
Semester 7
Semester 8
Management and Incentives in Organization
Bachelor Thesis
International Economy
Internship
Elective 3-5
Elective modules
Business Administration
Economics
• Business Accounting and
Taxation
• Management of Financial
Businesses
• Administration and
Management
• Management in Services and
Tourism
• Management in Public
• Consultancy and Planning
• Public Administration
• Globalization and International
Organizations
• Tax System
Administrations
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