Program Details

UPF's Hispanic & European Studies Program (HESP) offers SAIU students an immersive semester studying communication, humanities, and the social sciences with an emphasis on understanding the European, Spanish, and Catalan contexts.Semester students select
Location:
Barcelona, Spain
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
Founded in 1990, the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) is a dynamic public university, which is consistently ranked among the top European universities. UPF offers its 10,000 undergraduate students a rich variety of courses, with specialization in social sciences, humanities, information and communication technologies, and health and life sciences. UPF is an urban institution, with three campuses located throughout the city of Barcelona. SAI students studying abroad at UPF are integrated into the degree-seeking student population, and have the opportunity to enroll in regular courses, as well as study abroad-specific courses. This gives visiting students an opportunity to join the UPF community, with ample occasions to engage in campus activities.

UPF's Hispanic & European Studies Program (HESP) offers SAIU students an immersive semester studying communication, humanities, and the social sciences with an emphasis on understanding the European, Spanish, and Catalan contexts.Semester students select four to six courses, from a wide catalog of classes, with options for English or Spahish instruction. Successful completion of a HESP semester yeilds 12 to 15 U.S. credits. Applicants are required to have successfully completed at least one semester of college level Spanish prior to enrollment.

Since 1995, SAI has been dedicated to providing students with an exceptional cultural and educational experience abroad while offering a wide variety of study areas: from Business to all areas of Design; Art History to Environmental Studies; Studio Arts to Political Science, International Relations and more. The SAI program model offers excellent liberal arts schools along with the top schools for Art and Design in each location. Semester Programs include overnight excursions and a variety of day trips. Optional excursions also available.
Setting Description:
For centuries Barcelona has been a magnet for artists, adventurers, and visitors from around the world. Being open to the world, dynamic, and cosmopolitan, Barcelona is a modern city that preserves its cultural heritage. Barcelona enjoys a mild Mediterranean climate with pleasant temperatures year round. In addition, high speed trains link Barcelona to most of Europe's major cities. Barcelona is an ideal study abroad destination, with welcoming locals and rich culture.
Cost:
Please see SAI's website for scholarship opportunities.

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