Given the situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, the TBS campus in Barcelona has taken a series of measures in terms of capacity, hygiene, and collective responsibility that are set out below.

The current study mode at TBS in Barcelona is a hybrid format, with face-to-face students and others who attend classes remotely.

Such steps are taken to ensure the safety and well-being of our TBS community, as well as to show the school’s commitment to preventing expansion.

FAQ’s

Access to the school

Is the campus open?

The TBS in Barcelona Trafalgar campus is open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Similarly, the Bailén campus is also open at that time and the library is open from 10 am to 7 pm.

Can I access other TBS Business School facilities in Barcelona?

Yes.

What action guide is TBS Business School following in Barcelona?

The TBS team in Barcelona is rigorously following the instructions of the competent organizations with the aim of communicating through the usual channels any news that may affect the TBS community.

Admission to the Bachelor in Management, Master in Management and MSc programs

Can I continue my enrollment process normally?

Yes, the Admissions department is available to answer any questions or problems you may have with your registration. You can contact the department by email: admission@tbs-education.es.

I’m a prospective international student and I have an offer for September 2021, what happens if my travel plans are delayed due to COVID19 travel restrictions and I cannot get to TBS on time for my course start date?

If difficulties arise for international students in meeting the conditions of their intake (for example, if the school is closed), the International Office will issue specific details for each student depending on their particular circumstances.

I’m in semester Exchange, who should I contact to receive TBS assistance in Barcelona?

TBS students in Barcelona who are in exchange at a partner university can contact Ryan Donno, International Students Coordinator (r.donno@tbs-educaction.es). Those who are scheduled to arrive at the Barcelona campus should contact their home university and, subsequently, Ryan Donnno, International Students Coordinator (r.donno@tbs-educaction.es).

Internships

For students who are currently doing their internships

Am I authorized to work from home if the company where I do the internship offers me the possibility?

Yes, but you must communicate your personal address to the internship office at internship-bcn@tbs-education.es.

Should I follow the directions of the company?

Yes, as well as from the authorities. If the company does not follow the instructions of the authorities, you have the right of withdrawal. Remember that you should inform the school if this case occurs: internship-bcn@tbs-education.es.

If I feel insecure, can I finish my internship?

Yes, the school allows you to end your practices unilaterally, suspend them or postpone them until later. Remember that you should inform the school if this case occurs: internship-bcn@tbs-education.es.

For students who have not yet started their intership

I have already signed my internship agreement, what should I do?

If your internship agreement has already been signed, you should contact your company to find out if it is maintained or postponed to a later date. You must also inform the Internship office, since given that case, the dates in the internship agreement must be modified.

I have found a company to do my internship, what should I do?

You should contact your company to find out if it is maintained given the situation. In this case, you should also contact Marie Attinot (m.attinot@tbs-education.es) to organize your internship validation interview. During this interview, the content of the internship is validated and it is studied case by case to establish the internship agreement. After this, the Internship office will send you the internship agreement as usual.

For students who have not yet found their internship

Should I keep looking for a company to do my internship?

Given the situation with the pandemic, we invite you to focus your efforts on finding a company to carry out your internships in your country of origin. The Career Starter department will be happy to help you with your search. You can contact Delphine Arnau for this purpose: d.arnau@tbs-education.es.

General

What are the preventive measures against the virus?

  • Wear a face mask.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water or with alcoholic solutions, especially after direct contact with sick people.
  • Avoid close contact with people who show signs of a respiratory condition, such as a cough or sneeze.
  • Keep a distance of approximately two meters with people with symptoms of acute respiratory infection.
  • Cover your mouth and nose with disposable tissues or the inside of your elbow when you cough or sneeze, and wash your hands right away.
  • Avoid sharing food or utensils (cutlery, glasses, napkins, handkerchiefs …) and other objects without cleaning them properly.

What if I have symptoms?

In case of symptoms, citizens are asked to call 061 first to avoid possible infections and not to saturate the health centers.

Should I inform the school if I have been in a risk zone?

Yes, if you are part of the TBS community and you have visited one of the so-called risk areas (China, Korea, Singapore, Japan, Iran or Italy or in Spain: Madrid, the Basque Country and La Rioja) contact the school via email: infocovid19 @ tbs- education.es.

Should I inform the school if I have been with someone infected or who is part of the population at risk?

Yes, if you are a member of the TBS community, contact through email: infocovid19@tbs-education.es.

Am I medically covered in case of infection?

It seems that some health insurances do not cover students if they get the virus abroad. We recommend that you verify this information with your insurance, as it may be an important issue to consider if you decide to stay abroad or return to your country of origin.

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