Beaches, culture, Spanish-language immersion, and a university with a strong international reputation await you in Barcelona! Summer at UAB lets you earn 6 credits in 6 weeks while living in one of Europe’s most cosmopolitan cities.
Spend a summer abroad in Spain studying at an internationally renowned university in the cultural hub of Mediterranean Europe. On Summer at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, you can soak up all that Barcelona has to offer both inside and outside the classroom. You’ll experience:
The most pristine white-sand beaches in Western Europe – Barcelona enjoys a Mediterranean climate with mild winters and hot summers. It’s always the perfect time of year for a visit to the beach! Barcelona’s beaches and boardwalks, a stone’s throw from your front door, are a main attraction in the city.
Life in the cultural capital of the Mediterranean – Barcelona is home to more UNESCO 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, and concert halls, the modern art of Joan Miro and Pablo Picasso, and the influential architecture of Antonio Gaudi and Mies van der Rohe make Barcelona an aesthetically appealing destination for visitors from all over the world. Get ready for:
World-class academics at one of the strongest universities in Western Europe – You will spend your summer studying at the newest, most modern branch of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Study Spanish in Barcelona - the campus is located in an affluent financial and educational district in northern Barcelona.
Accommodations that suit your style – Summer at the UAB allows you to live with a Spanish family or share an apartment with other international students.
The city of Barcelona – The café culture, boutique shops, tapas restaurants, and world-famous nightlife will easily keep you busy for the entire summer.
Cultural activities and excursions are included – Imagine learning a little more about the history of Spain through a cooking class, or about southern Spain’s traditions while enjoying a flamenco show. Get to know the barrios of Barcelona in greater detail with small guided tours, or learn about immigration patterns affecting the city through diversity scavenger hunts.