At Elisava you have many services that will be very useful during your time as a student. If you miss something, let us know and we will study its viability.
Services for the Students' Professional Development
If not booked, the laboratories and workshops are open for you to use and work; There is available staff to assist you.
At the end of each term, coinciding with exam times, Elisava opens two Saturdays so that you can come and meet your classmates. You will have access to the student and computer rooms from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and to the library and the model and prototype workshop from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. You can check the exact dates in the academic calendar.
Our library is named after Enric Bricall (key figure of Catalan design, former director of Elisava) and is one of the main services to help study, teaching and research. As it is very important for us, this web devotes a special section, if you want to know more.
Multimedia equipment loan
We give you the materials so that you can work. The MediaLab has cameras, microphones, projectors, flashes, sensors... you just have to book them, take advantage of them and take care of them.
Self-service for the reproduction of documents. Two colour and b / w printers (A4 and A3) with scanner and b / w photocopier. Use them with rechargeable cards.
The tool for consulting or reviewing notes, class schedules and exams, teaching information management, sending and collecting work, surveys, change and recovery of access code, registration documentation and academic management information.
Each student and each teacher has a personal email address from Elisava.
A cultural channel of its own to follow, either live or on streaming, Elisava's master classes, which are always in charge of relevant people.
Free Internet connection.
Administration and Management Services
We answer the questions and needs of our students and future students. We manage the concerted visits of educational centres, the informative sessions and the open days. We arrange personalised interviews with the heads of studies of the university degrees and with the directors of the master's and postgraduate degrees.
The Elisava card gives you access to all our facilities and services. It identifies you as a member of the university community outside the school.
International student card
The International Student Identity Card (ISIC) is the only card for international students. It certifies your status as a student and promotes your mobility around the world. It has a cost of € 9 and a validity of one year and one month. You can buy it through www.isic.es.
This service promotes and supports the mobility of our students through different programs. We manage exchanges with more than 70 centres in Europe, America, Asia and Australia. If you want to know more, visit the International Mobility page of the Degree studies.
A service for students from outside Barcelona to help issues related to life in the city. The Welfare Student Office (opening hours from 12 to 13:30 and from 16 to 17:30) is located on the 2nd floor (next to room 208), Fernando Eiras will be there to assist you.
Academic Management Unit
The AMU processes all the applications of your academic record and life, as well as the exchange of practices or international relations. It also manages and coordinates the teaching activity and acts as a relationship-interaction nexus between the coordination, the teachers and the students of the school.
Internships in companies and employment
Elisava promotes the labour insertion of students and manages contracts for supervised internships in companies, NGOs and institutions. The curricular internships are developed under the direction of tutors who guarantee their quality and perform a constant follow-up, assisted by the Internship Unit that depends on the Academic Management Unit. We also offer the possibility of taking extracurricular internships during the years of academic training and at the end of their studies, the students have a job board service.
An essential meeting point with bar/cafeteria service all day, from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., and a restaurant at noon, from 13 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. If you like spending time in the open air you can take your drinks to the patio or the sunny terrace on the third floor (we will introduce them in the Facilities section).
Services for Personal Objects
Indoor parking with anchoring system for up to 20 bicycles, for students and school staff. Ask at the School Reception.
Box office service if you want to leave your things there, but remember to take them before school closes.
In case you need to keep bulky objects like models or prototypes, for a while or until the end of the day. Ask at the School Reception.