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  • Locations: Barcelona, Spain
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CEA Study Abroad 
  • Restrictions: SIUE applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Housing Options: Apartment, Homestay, Student Residence Hall Language of Instruction: Spanish
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Program Type: Affiliated Program
Area of Study: Anthropology, Archaeology, Architecture, Art History, Business, Communications, Economics, History, International Relations, Journalism, Management, Marketing, Media Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish Program Sponsorship Indicator: CEA
Program Description:

Study Abroad in Barcelona

Designed for students at all levels of Spanish ability, this program allows you to acquire and improve your Spanish language skills while gaining a deeper understanding of Spanish culture. Join other international students and hone your Spanish skills at the University of Barcelona’s (UB) Estudios Hispánicos language learning center. Semester students will delve into local culture and history through liberal arts and social sciences electives, taught in English or Spanish, at the CEA Barcelona Center. If you speak Spanish at the high-intermediate Spanish level and above, you may choose to take all courses in Spanish. You may also enroll in the optional Global Career Development Seminar, an ideal way to focus on future career success. Summer students will take language courses at all levels at UB.

 Semester/Term Eligibility Requirements Rec. Semester Credits
 Semester 2.5 Min GPA; High School Graduate; All levels of Spanish   14-18
 Summer 2.5 Min GPA; High School Graduate; All levels of Spanish  6


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Where You'll Study

Students take courses at the CEA Barcelona Center and/or the University of Barcelona. The CEA Barcelona Center, located on the Plaza Catalunya in the heart of the city, offers courses in a range of subjects, taught in English and Spanish. Learning takes place both in and out of the classroom, with instructors taking full advantage of Barcelona’s many notable sites and attractions. The University of Barcelona, Catalonia’s oldest and largest educational institution, operates four campuses throughout Barcelona and is known for its focus on international students. Students receive a transcript from the University of New Haven, CEA’s School of Record, and University of Barcelona upon completion of their program.

What's Included

  • Pre-Departure Advising
  • Airport Pickup
  • Housing
  • 24/7 Onsite Emergency Assistance
  • Excursions & Cultural Activities
  • and more

Excursions

  • Girona & Besalú
  • Madrid
  • Penedès Wine Country
  • and more.

Funding Options

CEA has several ways to help you fund your program, including scholarships, grants, and vouchers. Find out more about what we have to offer.

Learn more about funding




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Through SIUE's partnership with CEA, all SIUE students who participate in CEA programs receive:
  • A $1,000 travel grant toward any semester program
  • A $500 travel grant toward any summer program

This grant is applied to the student's account at CEA. Note that this grant cannot be combined with other CEA offers which may appear from time to time.

Students must apply first here on the SIUE site (click Apply Now above) AND apply separately on the CEA site (click the "Explore this Program" link above.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2021 06/15/2021 ** Rolling Admission 09/01/2021 12/18/2021
Spring 2022 10/15/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Summer 2022 03/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2022 03/03/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2022 04/30/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Applicants will learn of acceptance shortly after this date. If accepted, students must return to their applications to complete the next phase of requirements.