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Barcelona, Spain

Spend a Summer in Barcelona, Spain!

Students in Barcelona study onsite at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF). Founded in 1990, the campus offers courses in social sciences, humanities, communication and information technologies as well as in health and life sciences. 

Why choose this program?
  • Courses can be taken in English, Spanish or Catalan
  • Beginner to Advanced levels of Spanish
  • 6-week program
  • 6-9 credits, two or three courses
  • Study visits included in program fee
  • Want to study in two locations in Spain this summer? You can add Seville May Term and/or Summer Term 1

Visit the Spanish Studies Barcelona Summer program website.

Spanish Studies Abroad in Barcelona offers high quality education at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), giving students the chance to fully integrate and immerse themselves into Spanish life for the summer. During the summer term in Barcelona you choose two or three classes from the Hispanic and European Studies Program.
Through university coursework, homestays with Catalonian families, and multiple cross-cultural opportunities, students will find Spanish Studies Abroad in Barcelona to be a highly immersive and integrated study abroad experience.
The program cost is $5,600 for the Summer Term.
Program Dates/Application Deadline
Admission decisions are made on a rolling basis. Spanish Studies recommends that you apply as early as possible to allow more time for pre-departure arrangements, such as applying for a student visa.

Click here for Program Dates and Application Deadlines

Application Procedures
To be eligible you must have a 3.0 overall GPA. Individual courses may have language pre-requisites.
Next Steps
After acceptance, complete the following required items.
Culture/City Information
As Spain’s second largest city, Barcelona embodies every quality of a European city. Experience the typical hustle and bustle of a busy city on La Rambla, take a stroll through one of the many barrios or enjoy any of its famous Mediterranean beaches. The urban city is host to several UNESCO World Heritage Sites, attracting millions of tourists each year.