Internships for students become a training activity under the supervision of the Faculty, the goal of which is to apply and complete the academic formation acquired, encouraging the professional skills that prepare for professional activities which facilitate the employment of them.
The framework of these activities is called educational cooperation agreements, regulated by Royal Decree 592/2014 which regulates the external academic practices of college students.
More than 300 students of the Barcelona School of Informatics take part in the educational cooperation agreement of the Informatics Engineering degree and different Masters set by the Faculty.
Maximum number of hours:
A total of 900 hours of internship can be done by a student in the same academic year.
Educational cooperation agreement establishes the maximum number of internship hours during the academic period will be:
The academic year for agreements starts on 16th of September until 15th of September the following year.
It is an indispensable condition for the student to have passed at least half of the credits on the course they are studying to participate in an agreement.
Remind you the minimum import received for students is 8€/h.
Faculty won’t establish agreements with companies whose invoices are not paid.
It is compulsory to carry out the agreement to the Faculty before the date of the internship.
Agreements without a work plan will not be accepted.
Companies should take into account the students of the Informatics Engineering degree can choose between a curricular internship (implies a Final Project Degree and a recognition of credits) or extracurricular.
They are included in the curriculum of Informatics Engineering Degree as an optative area and became part of academic activities that involve:
The minimum loan of the internship subject and the Degree Final Project is 735 hours.
How it works
The Faculty of Informatics reserves the right to participate in an agreement, as well as an existing agreement renewals, when the academic performance of the student is not adjusted to the minimum established: an academic parameter (it is known as the quoficient between credits students has passed and credits students has registered) superior to 0,50.
Students of degree
Students of Master
The Faculty does not accept internships when the tasks involved are different from the functions of an Informatics Engineer.
At the end of the internship:
When the internship is finished, the student has to deliver the documents below fulfilled and signed for business company or institution and for the student to the agreement office (B6 building, 1st floor):
In case of doing a curricular internship the student has to deliver the reports before the Final Project lecture.
These documents are essential for the evaluation of the internship.
The Final Project registration must be done in the previous quarter to the Final Project inscription.
The final result from an internship with a favourable evaluation, will be the obtained in the Final Project. In the case of an unfavourable obtained result or not to have the Final Project registered in the subsequent quarter of the initial internship, the result will be a failure.
Remind you the Final Project in B modality is defended in the first tribunal meeting after the finalization of agreement in the business company which has done.
Les pràctiques extracurriculars avaluades com a favorables seran incorporades al Suplement Europeu del Títol.
Royal decree 592/2014 of 11th of July, which regulates the internship of university students.
Governing board agreement 30/2015, which approves the internship regulation of UPC. Document approved in 10th February 2015.