In Barcelona, you'll find no end of opportunities to pursue your quest for stronger Spanish language skills, or learn about Spain's art, history, and politics. Beyond the classroom, get to know the city with guided tours to storied museums and cathedrals, insight from Spanish peers, and homestays – and see more of the region with a memorable overnight trip.
LIVE WITH A HOST FAMILY
at their Barcelona home and upgrade your Spanish language skills as you learn about local customs.
FAST-FORWARD YOUR LANGUAGE SKILLS
or explore Spanish art, history, politics, or urban culture with classes taught in English and Spanish.
in a cosmopolitan university city rooted in ancient tradition and reaching toward the future.
Lean on CIEE-trained Barcelona students as you ease into to life in Spain. Our Guardian Angels join you for activities that may include eating tapas or taking city tours among others. Together you'll share an insider's view of the city.
Tour iconic sites like the Gothic Quarter, Gaudi's Sagrada Familia and Park Güell, and explore Modernista architecture, and the Olympic Village and Born neighborhoods.
Broaden your view of Spain with one overnight trip per session. Destinations may include Girona and Costa Brava, Tarragona and Costa Dorada, or Valencia among others.
Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
Two-day orientation – an introduction to Spanish culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city
Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
Field trips and cultural activities
Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
24/7 emergency on-site support
1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!
GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.
Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.
Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.
Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.
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