IES Abroad Barcelona Summer - Language & Area Studies

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IES Abroad Barcelona Summer - Language & Area Studies

Come let Barcelona enchant you. Whether it is the salty sea air, the sweep of mountains in the distance, or the romance and excitement of Las Ramblas, where else can you marvel at the whimsical architectural genius of Gaudi while embracing the laid-back Spanish lifestyle? Barcelona Summer - UPF Language & Culture Looking for the chance to immerse yourself in Spanish culture and challenge your language skills this summer? This program allows you to directly enroll in one of our partner universities and study alongside local and international students. Just think, you can complete up to 10 credits in just seven weeks, all while living and learning in Barcelona - a city known for its breathtaking architecture, outdoor markets, and delicious cuisine. Enroll in one IES Abroad language course and one to two area studies courses at the prestigious Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), ourlocal partner university. Even though you will directly enroll at UPF with local and other international students, the on-site IES Abroad staff are there to provide support when you need it. We want you to feel at home in Barcelona, so we will do everything we can to help you integrate into life in Barcelona, from arranging comfortable and safe housing to organizing cultural activities. Welcome to study abroad!

Subjects

  • Art History
  • Film
  • History
  • Photography
  • Political Science
  • Sociology

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