The Barcelona Semester

Program Spotlight A superb study abroad experience awaits you in this beautiful Mediterranean city: exciting excursions throughout Spain, white-sand beaches only a short distance away, and courses in history, community development, health, and more!

Spend a semester learning from some of the best faculty when you study abroad in Barcelona. On The Barcelona Semester you’ll soak up all that this cultural hub of the Mediterranean has to offer both inside and outside the classroom. Start getting excited about:

The most pristine white-sand beaches in Western Europe – Barcelona enjoys a Mediterranean climate with mild winters and hot summers. Any time of the year is perfect for a visit to the beach!

Life in the cultural capital of the Mediterranean – Barcelona is home to more World Heritage sites than any other city in Europe. You will witness 2,000 years of architectural and cultural splendor. The numerous museums, churches, cathedrals, concert halls, the modern art of Joan Miró, Pablo Picasso, and the influential architecture of Antoni Gaudí and Mies van der Rohe make Barcelona an aesthetically appealing destination for visitors from all over the world.

Quality academics taught in English and Spanish – Electives are taught mostly in English, but we encourage you to take intensive Spanish-language classes. Study Spanish abroad in Barcelona: this program is perfect for anyone, because the Spanish-language classes are offered for speakers of all levels and are tailored to meet your needs.

The city of Barcelona – The café culture, boutique shops, tapas restaurants, and world-famous nightlife are enough to keep you busy for a semester or a year while you study abroad in Spain.

Cultural activities and excursions are included – We will take you to a Catalan cooking class, a flamenco show, and the Spanish cinema. The program also includes two weekends trip in Spain. Possible trips: beautiful Costa Brava, magical Granada, or majestic Madrid so you'll have a full study abroad in Spain experience.