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Full annulment of registration for personal reasons before the start of academic activity (5 September)

  • ITEM: Cessation of the academic and administrative procedures relating to a previously completed registration with the consequent loss of the rights of examination and of the status of student and of the benefits attached to this status.

Application procedure


The interested party or the authorized person on presentation of the necessary identification.


In the Secretary's office of the Faculty/School where they are carrying out their studies.


  • Before the start of academic activity (5 September)


By presenting the following documentation:


Resolution of the application


Head of the Secretary's Office of the Faculty/School.


Whenever possible, when the application is made. At most 5 days after presenting the application and any necessary documentation. August is not considered to be a working month.


  • The interested party will be informed of the resolution and, if appropriate, their academic transcript will be updated.

  • The annulment of registration will be recorded on the computer system.


  • Students who request annulment before the start of academic activity (5 September) and who have paid their all their corresponding registration fees up to the date on which they request the annulment will have their registration fees returned to them.

  • If the application for annulment is not presented within the established periods and the corresponding fees are not paid, the student will be required to pay these fees. Students in this situation will be temporarily suspended. Certificates and academic transcripts will not be issued to students while they are suspended. Suspended students may not resume their studies at the University in subsequent academic years until they have paid all outstanding fees. This is stipulated in the Decree on public prices and applies to all Catalan universities.


  • In the case of annulment for personal reasons before the start of academic activity:

    • Students who have paid their registration fees in a single payment will be refunded the cost of their credits. 

    • Students who have chosen to pay in instalments will be returned the payments that they have made provided that they are up to date with these payments.

    • Students who have not paid the corresponding registration fees including the 40% corresponding to the first payment may do so provided that they pay the corresponding part of the academic fees.

    • Students who have not paid the corresponding registration fees will have their application for annulment for personal reasons rejected and they will have to make the outstanding payments in accordance with the established process. Students who do not make the payments within the established periods will be suspended.

  • Students who are registering for the first time and whose registration is annulled will lose their places and the registration will be null and void. Students must go through the pre-registration procedure again if they wish to begin any new university course.

    • New students will be returned the documents that they submitted when they registered.

    • All other students who annul their registration and who wish to continue their studies must make a formal request to do so. 

  • In the case of registration annulments, fees paid by the student for validation, adaptation, transfer between courses or credit recognition will not be returned.   However, fees paid for the recognition/validation of credits will be returned.

  • Students may not annul part of their registration.

  • If a student has applied for a grant, the Secretary's Office must communicate the annulment to the University's Grant Service.

  • Students registered as grant applicants will also have their grant applications annulled. Students who have already received grants must return them.