Acceptance Packet Barcelona

Semester and Academic Year Programs

Congratulations on your acceptance to study with Spanish Studies Abroad! We hope this is the beginning of an exciting and life-changing journey. Before you go, there are a few things we still need from you, which you may access by logging into your online account.

Below you will find important information regarding your program. These materials should answer most of your questions about the program and preparing to go abroad, but please do not hesitate to contact us!


All students studying abroad for a semester in Barcelona with duration over 90 days must get a student visa. In order to apply for your student visa, you must have an official acceptance letter, visa letter, and health insurance letter from Spanish Studies Abroad. These items will be mailed to you, upon your completion of the Passport Information form in your online account.

Health Insurance

All students attending Spanish Studies Abroad programs are provided with health insurance for the duration of the program through CISI Cultural Insurance Services International:

Become A Featured Blogger!

Want to be a Spanish Studies Abroad Blogger?

Writing a blog while studying abroad is one of the best ways to keep the experience alive after it’s over, and it’s a great way for family and friends to keep up with your activities abroad. 

It’s more than just a diary, too. When you’re a Spanish Studies Abroad blogger, you’re featured on our website and your perspective is an important voice that informs future students about the realities of studying abroad. You’ll earn points based on your posts that will translate to cash earned once you’re back home, and you’ll develop a communication style and creative skills you’ll use for many years to come.

Read the Student Blogger Guidelines for more information and how to apply. 

See current bloggers on our website by clicking here

Options for experiential learning

Service Learning

Independent Research Project

Volunteer Opportunities

Optional Trips

At Spanish Studies Abroad, we recognize that one of the reasons you are studying abroad is to see the world. Students can easily book weekend travel, day trips, special visits, and much more. Talk to your Resident Director for tips and advice on how best to take advantage of your time abroad.

Facebook page

Have you already “liked” the Spanish Studies Abroad Barcelona Facebook page? If not, you should! You can use the page to see what current students are doing, as well as the events, activities, and excursions that are happening in Barcelona with Spanish Studies.