Program Details

Spend an exciting summer in Spain! Study abroad in Barcelona—with AIFS.
Location:
Barcelona, Spain
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
MayMester Intersession, Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:

Spend your summer or Maymester in the modern and cosmopolitan city of Barcelona with AIFS! You’ll earn up to 6 credits through a Maymester, Intensive Spanish Language, or Spanish Language and Culture Program at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Courses are taught in English or Spanish. No previous Spanish language study required.

Live in a Spanish homestay, where you’ll be immersed in Spanish culture and receive breakfast and dinner daily from your host family. For an additional fee, you can live in an apartment or student residence instead. A meal allowance is included if you choose to live in an apartment or student residence.

You’ll enjoy cultural and social activities such as visits to museums, tours of Barcelona and famous landmarks, and traditional Spanish dinners. AIFS includes visits to Girona, Besalú, and the Figueras and the Dalí Museum. For Spanish Language and Culture students, a day trip to Montserrat and Sitges is also included.

An optional 3-day excursion to Madrid is available. A 2-night tour of London, England is included for students on the AIFS Flight Package.

Setting Description:
Barcelona is Spain’s second largest city and its most cosmopolitan. From the surreal Modernist buildings to the dynamic business center and the bustling seafront, it is easy to understand Barcelona’s immense popularity. Its Mediterranean climate, excellent location for international travel and feel for the avant-garde make Barcelona the perfect place to study abroad.
Cost:
AIFS is a premier provider of study abroad programs. Program fees cover tuition and housing, and over 50% of our study abroad participants receive financial support from AIFS in the form of scholarships or grants. A meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance, and 24-hour emergency service are also included. Coordinated AIFS Flight Packages with major airlines are also available.

Additional Program Information

Requirements:
Open to college sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Minimum 2.0 GPA required for Intensive Spanish and 4-week Spanish Language and Culture students; Minimum 2.75 GPA required for Maymester and 6-week students. Must be 18 years or older to apply.
Scholarships:
Yes
Scholarships Description:
Over 50% of our study abroad participants receive financial support from AIFS in the form of scholarships or grants. Please see website for deadlines and eligibility requirements.

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