International Studies at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona in Barcelona, Spain

Providing unique learning experiences for students since 1969.

Program information

Students in the International Studies Program take courses specifically designed for international students in English. Your studies may be complemented by a Spanish language course to help you ease into your new Spanish community. All our courses are specifically designed to enhance your understanding of modern Spain while you immerse yourself in your studies. Choose courses from the Business, Economics & Politics, Art & Architecture, and Mediterranean Studies Tracks.  These courses are taught in English and Spanish at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB).

Why choose this program?

  • Dedication to academic excellence
  • Fall, Spring, or Academic Year
  • Classes in English
  • Courses in Business, Economics & Politics, Art & Architecture, Mediterranean Studies
  • Option to take additional courses in Spanish (previous Spanish required)
  • Small class size for personalized attention
  • 12-15 credits per semester
  • Live with a local family or in a residencia
  • All meals included
  • Full access to university facilities
  • Excursions: immerse yourself in a culture while touring with a group you know

Requirements

  • No previous study of Spanish required
  • Must be enrolled at a degree-granting institution with at least a sophomore class standing
  • 2.75 GPA overall

International Studies at UAB Programs

2020 Barcelona International Studies at Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona Spring Semester

01/07/2020
– 04/23/2020
Apply by: 15/10/2019
$15.000

2020 Barcelona International Studies at Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona Fall Semester

Sep 2020
– Dec 2020
Apply by: 15/05/2020
$15.000

2020-2021 Barcelona International Studies at Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona Academic Year

Sep 2020
– Apr 2021
Apply by: 15/05/2020
$28.900

Course Catalog

Art
SA3045S - ARTE CONTEMPORÁNEO ESPAÑOL
Taught in Spanish.
Credits: 3
Contact hours: 45
Fall, Spring
Art
SA3041E - NEW TENDENCIES IN SPANISH CONTEMPORARY ART
Taught in English.
Credits: 3
Contact hours: 45
Fall, Spring
Art
SA3040E - THE SEVEN WONDERS OF SPAIN, SPANISH ARCHITECTURE HISTORY
Taught in English.
Credits: 3
Contact hours: 45
Fall, Spring
Art
SA3039E - THE GREAT ART COLLECTIONS IN SPAIN
Taught in English.
Credits: 3
Contact hours: 45
Fall, Spring
Art
SA3026E - SPANISH ART AND CULTURAL HERITAGE
Taught in English.
Credits: 3
Contact hours: 45
Fall, Spring
Art
SA3025E - SPANISH CONTEMPORARY ART
Taught in English.
Credits: 3
Contact hours: 45
Fall, Spring
Political Science
SA3036E - POLITICS OF THE DEVELOPING WORLD
Taught in English.
Credits: 3
Contact hours: 45
Fall, Spring
Political Science
SA3028E - CULTURES WITHOUT STATE: THE CASE OF CATALONIA
Taught in English.
Credits: 3
Contact hours: 45
Fall, Spring
Political Science
SA2021E - MEDITERRANEAN POLITICS
Taught in English.
Credits: 3
Contact hours: 45
Fall, Spring
Economics, Political Science
SA3043E - GEOPOLITICS AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
Taught in English.
Credits: 3
Contact hours: 45
Fall, Spring
Economics
SA3022E - AN URBAN APPROACH TO SPAIN AND EUROPE
Taught in English.
Credits: 3
Contact hours: 45
Fall, Spring
Economics
SA2019E - POLITICS, WAR, AND ECONOMICS IN THE AGE OF GLOBALIZATION
Taught in English.
Credits: 3
Contact hours: 45
Fall, Spring
Economics
SA2018E - THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF EUROPEAN INTEGRATION
Taught in English.
Credits: 3
Contact hours: 45
Fall, Spring
Economics, Political Science
SA2012E - UNDERSTANDING THE EUROPEAN ECONOMY
Taught in English.
Credits: 3
Contact hours: 45
Fall, Spring
Art
SA3042E - DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY
Taught in English.
Credits: 3
Contact hours: 45
Fall, May, Spring

Costs include

Tuition

Double occupancy room & full board

Laundry

Overnight & local study visits & cultural activities

Orientation

Health Insurance

Spanish Studies transcript

Support of onsite staff

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.

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 I will help you, guide you, hug you when you need it and be a part of this amazing experience that will change your life. I love interacting with students and making sure you feel secure and satisfied. Don’t hesitate to participate in this life changing experience. We are waiting for you!

Adriana Pajares

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