1. Can I apply for the WINTOUR master if I have not received my diploma or have not graduated yet?

The answer depends on which is the country where you come from/have studied:

2. Which level of English language proficiency is required to apply for the WINTOUR master? Which certifications are accepted?

We do expect that candidates have a good command of the English language that enables them to communicate well at an academic level. The level of English proficiency should be at least B2, using the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages scale. English skills must be documented with the qualification of a recent English test. Accepted certifications: Cambridge ESOL, IELTS (Academic type), TOEFL (only iBT or pBT, ITP is not accepted), PTE (Academic), and APTIS British Council.

3. Can I still apply for WINTOUR if my language examination results in English are lower than specified in the requirements?

No. Applicants with scores lower than the minimum requirement will not be considered for selection.

4. Are there any cases when candidates are exempt from documenting their English skills?

All applicants should certify their English skills (minimum B2) with a recent English test certification unless they meet one of the following requirements:

5. Do I have to speak Catalan, Spanish, French or Portuguese in order to participate in the WINTOUR programme?

The language of instruction of the WINTOUR master is English. Other language skills/certificates are not compulsory. However, selection committee evaluates positively that candidates have other languages skills (such as Spanish, French or Portuguese, the languages of the countries where the course takes place). WINTOUR students are given the opportunity to study local languages during the first three semesters).

6. Do I need to have previous experience to apply to WINTOUR master?

It is not compulsory to have previous experience in the fields of Wine and Tourism, although it is a valuable asset and a crucial element during the selection process.