Program Details

Mediterranean Culture: Rome and Barcelona is an 8-week program that takes place from the end of May to the end of July. Course subject areas include art and art history, business, cultural studies, Italian language, Spanish language and literature, commun
Location:
Multi-Country Programs, Multi-Country Programs
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
On our Mediterranean Culture multi-country study abroad program, you will be captivated by the culture of these two cities. You can choose to study abroad in Spanish and Italian, as well as a wide variety of courses ranging from art history to international relations. Program activities help you get the most out of the local culture - Get involved with the local soccer teams, learn to cook authentic Spanish and Italian food, and participate in cultural and social events. With a multitude of tours, excursions and activities available, you will truly experience life on the Mediterranean! Learn multiple Romance languages - "Romance" of course referring to languages of Roman origin, of which both modern Italian and Spanish are. In Barcelona, you can also pick up some Catalan, another Romance language spoken specifically in the region of which Barcelona is a part. And if you have French, bring that too! Apply some of that Romance language's foundation on your Italian and Spanish learning, or use it around town instead of English for some practice! Beautiful architecture, rich history and great climates - Rome and Barcelona's history extends back millennia, which is apparent as you see Roman ruins, gothic cathedrals, and modern buildings within a couple minutes' walk. Both cities are considered commercial, cultural and historic capitals of the Mediterranean. And you can't beat the weather, even during the summer, as both cities' climates are regulated by the Mediterranean, with plenty of sun and relatively low humidity. Academic variety in English - If languages are not your forte, spend the summer taking courses in a variety of academic areas to knock out elective/general education requirements or to get ahead in your major or minor. Choose from business, humanities, social sciences, and many other topics, many with a local focus, taught in English.

Mediterranean Culture: Rome and Barcelona is an 8-week program that takes place from the end of May to the end of July. Course subject areas include art and art history, business, cultural studies, Italian language, Spanish language and literature, communications, international relations, and many others. Earn 12 credits this summer in just 2 months!

Travel throughout two of Western Europe’s most exciting cities on our multi-country summer abroad experience! There are many reasons to study on our Mediterranean Culture: Rome and Barcelona program, but here are a few of the key highlights that make this program unique. Small class sizes with individualized attention Take classes in the famous Trastevere district in Rome and the Eixample district in Barcelona Excursions to places such as Capri, Venice, Naples, Tarragona, or Girona Earn 12 to 15 credits in 8 short weeks while seeing the best of Mediterranean Europe Study with fabulous professors from all over the world Live in two of Western Europe’s most exciting cities: Rome & Barcelona! Most classes taught in English, but options for classes in Italian and Spanish as well
Setting Description:
Mediterranean Culture: Rome and Barcelona is a true study-travel program! You will spend the first 4 weeks studying at the American University of Rome, in the capital city of Italy. Famous for its Architecture and multitude of art and statues, buildings and ruins, it is a history-lover’s dream city. It also appeals to the curious traveler with so many narrow streets and beautiful neighborhoods. With the Vatican, Pantheon, piazzas and fountains, catacombs and gardens, you will never want for something to do. On the second half of your program, you will then travel on to the heart of Catalan culture in Barcelona, Spain for the last 4 weeks. In addition to working on your Spanish, you will have countless opportunities to lounge on the beach, take a cooking class, and explore the delights of Mediterranean culture! During your time in Rome on Mediterranean Culture: Rome and Barcelona, you will study at the American University of Rome, which has been offering study abroad programs for over
Cost:
For current prices and dates please visit the CISabroad website.

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