Program Details

Enjoy a summer of soccer and sport science in Spain! Study abroad in Barcelona—with AIFS.
Location:
Barcelona, Spain
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:

Spend the summer in Barcelona with AIFS! You’ll earn 3 credits studying Soccer and Sports Science at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. This program is conducted in English.

Students will take a course in Sport in Economy and Society and have the option of taking 6 soccer training sessions led by professional coaches. 

Live in a homestay or, for a supplemental fee, in an apartment or student residence. Homestay students will receive breakfast and dinner every day. Apartment and residence students will receive a meal allowance.

In Barcelona, you’ll enjoy cultural and social activities such as: 

  • A Gothic and Jewish Quarter tour
  • Welcome dinners of tapas and paella
  • Tours of the city and its landmarks
  • Day trip to Girona and Besalú
  • Day trip to Figueras and the Dalí Museum
  • A half-day Camp Nou Tour
  • Tour of The Olympic Stadium.

An optional 3-day excursion to Madrid is available. A 2-night tour of London 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 (who have completed freshman year), juniors, and seniors. Minimum 2.0 GPA required. Must be 18 years or older to apply. No previous Spanish language study required.
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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