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AIFS Study Abroad in Barcelona, Spain (UVic): Semester or Academic Year


Spend a semester or academic year in Barcelona, Spain with AIFS! Earn up to 15 credits per semester studying at the Universitat de Vic – Central University of Catalonia (UVic-UCC). Courses are offered in English and in Spanish.

There are many ways to make an impact within Barcelona’s local community. Once you’re abroad, volunteer opportunities will be available through local NGOs to provide services to people in need within the local community.

Live in a Spanish homestay or, for an additional fee, in a student residence or apartment. Homestay students receive daily breakfast and dinner from the family. Apartment and student residence students will receive a meal allowance to subsidize the cost of groceries and meals.

Cultural and social activities include:

·     Guided tours of Barcelona and its famous landmarks and attractions

·     Cooking classes

·     Flamenco performances

·     Tapas evenings with Spanish students

·     3-day excursion to the Pyrenees

·     Day trips to Gerona and Besalú, Figueras and the Salvador Dalí Museum and Montserrat and Sitges.

Optional excursions include a 3-day trip to Seville and Granada and a 3-day trip to Morocco.

Program Highlights:

·      Volunteer opportunities through a local NGO are available

·      AIFS organized social/cultural activities, excursions and field trips including 3-day trip to the Pyrenees

·      Experienced on-site Resident Director and support staff

·      Optional AIFS Flight Package (round-trip flights and airport transfers)

·      Earn up to 15 credits from the Universitat de Vic

Over 50% of our study abroad participants receive financial support from AIFS in the form of scholarships or grants.



  • Business
  • Design
  • Economics
  • Spanish
  • Spanish Language Literature and Studies
  • European Studies

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