ELISAVA Design Abroad in Barcelona, Spain
Providing unique learning experiences for North American university students since 1969
The Spanish Studies ELISAVA program is designed to allow you to complete coursework in English, as you gain a comprehensive understanding in the fields of design, engineering and communication through specialized and intensive courses. There is no better place to discover the new opportunities Design Studies affords than in Barcelona, capital city of Design.
ELISAVA is the first school of design, an internationally oriented educational and research institution affiliated with Universitat de Vic – Universitat Central de Catalunya. The ELISAVA campus is right in the heart of the hustle and bustle of La Rambla. You may take a stroll through one of the many barrios, or enjoy any of its famous Mediterranean beaches. This city is host to several UNESCO World Heritage sights, attracting millions of visitors each year.
Why choose this program?
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What are you spending your program fee on?
For a specific price for this program please reach out to us, as fees vary depending on the destination.
What does the program fee include?
Special Dietary Needs
Students with food allergies, intolerances, or other medical conditions that require a special diet may incur an extra fee to cover related dietary expenses. Please contact Spanish Studies for additional details.
All fees are in U.S. dollars and based on current exchange rates. Any considerable decrease in the value of the dollar will affect fees.
How much spending money should I budget for?
These costs are merely orientative*
This plan estimates personal and miscellaneous expenses at approximately $175 per week.
If you need to travel to a consulate for the purpose of obtaining a visa before your program abroad (semester students only), remember to budget for that travel expense.
Some students will spend more and others will spend less, of course. Consider your lifestyle and budget accordingly.
The “Short Term” estimate is for one 3.5 week program; if you are participating in two, multiply by two.
Art & Design ELISAVA
Meet your Resident Director
I will work with you from the moment you apply to the Barcelona program. Throughout your stay in Barcelona and until your departure, my role is to help and guide you and even hug you when you need it. This amazing experience will change your life and I want to be a part of it. I love interacting with students and making sure you feel secure and satisfied with the program. Don’t hesitate to participate in this life changing experience. We are waiting for you!
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