There are two official languages in Catalonia: Catalan and Spanish, which coexist in a bilingual social context. Both languages are Latin-based and therefore grammatically and morphologically very similar. For this reason there is mutual interaction between them and social attitudes towards the use of one or another are friendly and flexible.
The courses at EETAC are given in both Spanish or Catalan, depending on the lecturer’s choice, nevertheless Catalan can be easily understood if you speak Spanish. There are an increasing number of lectures given totally or partly in English, as well as significant teaching material (notes, slides, problems etc.) written in English, especially in the Masters degree programmes.
UPC offers the opportunity to learn and practice another language. Free language courses are organised periodically by UPC at the different campus. Students interested in learning Catalan and/or Spanish may find the following links useful.
Merit School (Spanish)