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About the Balsells Programs

The Balsells Mobility Program and Balsells Graduate Fellowship are unique opportunities for students from the Catalonia region of Spain to come to the United States and attend college at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) College of Engineering and Applied Science.

Mobility Program students complete their mobility projects during a three-to six-month research internship in a campus engineering lab in one of the following fields: computer engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, or mechanical engineering.

Graduate Fellowship Program students complete their Master’s degree in one of the following fields: Computer science, electrical engineering, or mechanical and aerospace engineering.

Why the University of Colorado Colorado Springs

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) was founded in 1965 and is located in Southern Colorado near the Rocky Mountains in the Western United States.

With a current enrollment of over 12,000 students, UCCS provides an outstanding educational experience to students throughout the world. Colorado offers a diverse history and rich cultural experience.

The College of Engineering and Applied Science at UCCS is highly ranked and home to renowned researchers and professors. One of the earliest Colleges in the University, the College of Engineering and Applied Science began in 1967 after David Packard, founder of Hewlett-Packard, saw a need for a technologically trained population in Southern Colorado. Since its humble beginnings, the College now boasts an enrollment of approximately 1,300 students, which includes hundreds of international students. Our College offers a variety of degree programs for undergraduate, graduate, and PhD-seeking students.

Please visit the following department specific websites to learn more about our degree programs:

The Balsells Effect

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  • Close proximity to ski resorts

  • Local outdoor hiking and biking

  • Four-season climate

  • Mild winters

  • Diverse city population of 500K

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