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Services we provide

Language learning

A1 and A2 Catalan courses for international students and local students who don't speak Catalan.

Subsidised Catalan, Spanish, English and other languages courses for students.

Catalan and English courses and other languages subsidised courses for staff.

Catalan, English, French, German and Italian conversation groups and German introductory workshops. 

Resources, advice and activities for independent learning at the language learning centres (CAL).

Individual tutoring for teaching and research staff to improve Catalan and English.

Language exchanges on social media to find people to talk with. 

Grants for attending language courses to encourage language training and to develop multilingual skills within the UV staff.

Language tests and certificates

CIEACOVA Catalan certification tests.

DELE Spanish certification tests.

CELI Italian certification tests.

CAPLE Portuguese certification tests.

Grants for language certification tests to encourage the UV staff to certify their language level.

Proofreading and translation

Language advice in Catalan and English to answer queries about specialised, administrative and general language usage.

Proofreading services in Catalan for teaching resources and scientific texts, and also for administrative, institutional, cultural and management documents.

Proofreading services in English for teaching resources.

Translation into Catalan of texts and resources for teaching, administrative, institutional, cultural and management purposes.

Parity of language and self-centred multilingualism

Fernando Sapiña Awards to encourage teaching in Catalan and English by rewarding the preparation and dissemination of teaching resources in these languages.

Mavi Dolç i Gastaldo Awards to encourage the use of Catalan and to improve language quality in doctoral theses.

Xavier Gómez i Font Awards to encourage the use of Catalan and English and to improve language quality in bachelor's thesis and master's degree final projects.

Grants for activities that promote the use of Catalan in the University of Valencia, organised either internally or by external entities and groups.

Language and culture workshops to increase the multilingual skills within the University community and to promote the values of cultural and linguistic diversity.

Training, promotion and constant renewal of the Voluntariat Lingüístic (language volunteers at the UV).

Campaigns to encourage current and prospective students at the University of Valencia to enrol in courses taught in Catalan or English.

Individual Meetings with UV staff to discuss good language practices and compliance with legislation.

Awareness-raising and guidance on language rights and legislation.

Promotion of resources and useful activities for achieving language fluency and for expanding the social use of Catalan.

Coordination of initiatives with other Valencian universities and public institutions in the Catalan-speaking territories to promote the use of Catalan and the values of multilingualism.

Language resources

Development and promotion of computer, bibliographic, audiovisual and any other type of resources for learning languages and promoting the values of language parity and multilingualism.

Language welcoming

Tastallengües: an event to welcome international students that promotes multilingualism and language exchanges with local students. 

Valencian Workshops: language and cultural workshops to make the full integration of international students easier.