IQS was founded in 1916 and includes two schools: The School of Management and the School of Engineering. IQS School of Management welcomes around 550 students. Ranked first in Spain for private universities, IQS is located in Barcelona which enables easy access to France and to the rest of Europe.
Location: Via Augusta, 390, 08017 Barcelona, Spain
Duration of exchange: Students may participate in the program for one semester (fall or spring) or one year.
Application deadline for fall and academic year: February 15th
Application deadline for spring: September 15th
Program costs and living expenses:
- Living expenses
- Accommodation: Euro 400-1,000
- Food: Euro 200
- Public transportation: Euro 30-50
- Study materials (such as books): Euro 20
Monthly Total: Euro 750-1,300
*Total depends on personal choices made for accommodation and non-academic activities*
Accommodations: IQS does not have its own accommodation for students. However, we have different possibilities for you (you may also check them by visiting: IQS Accommodations)
(University residence; Private residence; Family hosting)
Language of instruction: English
Credit toward degree: Students will earn TRANSFER credit toward their CSUN degree. It is important that students meet with their academic department to review course equivalencies prior to exchange.
Courses are offered in the following disciplines:
These itineraries cover a large scope of topics with an emphasis on International trade, Finance, Marketing, or Entrepreneurship.
Students must choose a minimum of 24 ECTS for each semester.
Credit and Grading System:
Grading system: Grading scale goes from 0 to 10 with the following breakdown:
0 to 4.9 Fail
5 to 6.9 Satisfactory
7 to 8.9 Good
9 to 10 Excellent
Credits (per semester):
Around 40 ECTS (15 US Units) for Fall
Around 37-38 ECTS (14 US Units) for Spring
Requirements and Application Information
- GPA: Have a cumulative overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher
- Must be a CSUN undergraduate student with a business or economics major at the time of application.
- Level of Study: Junior or Senior
Students must also have completed all lower division requirements and BUS 302 AND BUS 302L with a grade of CR.