- Barcelona, Spain
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer
- Program Description:
SAI invites students to experience Barcelona's vibrant diversity!
SAI’s partner school, the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), is a dynamic public university, which is consistently ranked among the top European universities. UPF offers undergraduate students a rich variety of courses, with specialization in social sciences, humanities, Hispanic studies, and business. UPF is an urban institution, with three campuses located throughout the city of Barcelona. SAI students studying abroad at UPF join a vibrant student community, with ample occasions to engage in campus activities.
In addition to supporting students throughout their stay in Barcelona, SAI also coordinates a range of activities and excursions throughout the term, including a weekend trip to Seville, cooking classes, a Flamenco dance demonstration, a Barcelona scavenger hunt, and many others. Students also have access to SAI’s network of partner organizations, allowing them to take part in volunteer activities, as well as language exchange opportunities with local students and families.
SAI students in Barcelona experience the overlapping cultural currents which flow through Barcelona; from its origins as an ancient Mediterranean settlement, to its unique status as the modern capital of Catalonia. Visiting students immerse themselves in the dynamic entity which is Barcelona and examine the influences which impact this remarkable community, from the local to the global.
- 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.
- Please see SAI's website for scholarship opportunities.
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