Those over 45


  • Be 45 during 2018
  • Not have any degree entitling candidates to attend university


  • Successfully pass the entrance exam
  • Carry out a personal interview and be considered APT to carry out university studies





Entrance exam

To be able to access university via the over 45 programme, candidates must successfully pass the entrance exam and personal interview. Passing the entrance exam is valid for an indefinite period of time. However, being considered APT in the personal interview (a necessary requirement) will only be valid for the year carried out and to begin classes at only one academic centre.

The exam consists of three parts:
1. Text commentary
2. Spanish language test
3. Catalan language test


Registration period

Candidates can register and pay to sit the entrance exam from February 14th to 28th, 2018 by

Candidates who wish to access the university via the programme for those over 25 and those over 45 to participate in both programmes will have to sit the two entrance exams and pay the corresponding amounts for both.




Exam fee 2017: Pending of approval



Ordinary Fee

FN general (large family) and single-parent family

FN Especial (large family) and others

                      MG45 Fees

91,55 €

45,78 €

0,00 €




Candidates sitting the Universitat Ramon Llull entrance exam must provide all required documentation directly to Oficina de Acceso a la Universiad (Via Laietana, 2, 08003 Barcelona) or their locations (Girona, Lleida, Manresa, Mataró. Tarragona and Vic).

More information.


Exam schedule and times

The entrance exam will be held on Saturday, April 14th, 2018, as follows:

From 8.30 am to 9.00 am: verification of candidates’ data
From 9.00 am to 10.30 am: text commentary
From 11.00 am to 1.00 pm: Spanish and Catalan language components

Personal interview

  • Only for those having passed the entrance exam.
  • It will only be valid for the current year and to begin classes at only one academic centre.
  • It shall be carried out at the university where candidates wish to study even if the entrance exam was passed at another university within the Catalan university system.
  • Registration deadline: MORE INFORMATION SHORTLY by


Those candidates who passed the entrance exam for those over 45 in previous editions but who want to schedule the personal interview must also register and pay within the dates established for the current year (February 14th to 28th, 2018). They may also re-sit the entrance exam if they so desire. The best score will be taken into account.





Results and overall scores for those over 45

Exam results will be published on May 9th, 2018 by

  • Each of the exam components is scored from 0 to 10 points.
  • Candidates must pass all the exam components to obtain the overall mark.
  • The overall score for the entrance exam will be taken from the mathematical average of the scores on all three components (text commentary, Catalan and Spanish exams). Determining this average will only be possible when candidates achieve a minimum score of four points in these components.
  • Candidates will pass the entrance exam if they obtain a minimum of 5 points as their overall mark.
  • After passing the entrance exam, candidates may re-sit the exam in future editions to attempt to improve their scores.
  • To be admitted to study at university via the programme for those over 45, candidates must pass the entrance exam and carry out a personal interview and be considered APT to carry out university studies. 

Exam review

Candidates can request that their exam scores be reviewed on May 9th, 10th and 11th, 2018 by Final decisions on these reviews will be published on May 24th, 2018.

Place reservation

For those over 45, the university will reserve no less than 1.1% of all spots in its programmes.

Compatibility with other means of access

In no case shall access to the over 40 programme be the same as for those over 45 at the same centre.

Further information:
Government of Catalonia: by those over 45



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