May 28, 2024
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Study Abroad in Barcelona

Barcelona, the cosmopolitan capital of Spain's Catalonia region, offers a unique and enchanting study abroad experience for American college students. Known for its rich history, stunning architecture, and vibrant arts scene, Barcelona provides an exceptional opportunity for students to immerse themselves in Spanish culture while pursuing their academic interests.

Barcelona's distinct attractions cater to those who appreciate historic sites, such as the iconic Sagrada Família, Park Güell, and the Gothic Quarter. The city is also renowned for its lively music and arts culture, including flamenco and contemporary art. Students studying abroad in Barcelona can enjoy the diverse culinary scene, which features traditional Spanish dishes, Catalan cuisine, and innovative international offerings. Additionally, Barcelona boasts beautiful beaches and a thriving nightlife, offering young American students a well-rounded cultural experience while studying abroad. While Barcelona is considered relatively safe for students, it is essential to take the usual precautions when studying abroad. Students should be aware of their surroundings, avoid walking alone late at night, and stay informed about local safety conditions.

Below you will find our list of Study Abroad and Internship programs in Barcelona, Spain. It is an index to international education in Barcelona, listing university-level study abroad, internships, volunteer opportunities, and intensive language school programs oriented to American college and university students. Some pre-college and post-graduate options are also included. We invite you to read the student reviews, see the ratings scores, and use this site to compare programs and understand what other students have encountered during their education abroad. We hope that you might study abroad in Barcelona someday.

You can also see other study abroad programs in Spain or use our advanced study abroad program search engine to find the perfect program for you.

To learn more about Barcelona and its attractions, visit the Barcelona Tourism official website. For information on how to obtain a student visa to study abroad in Spain, please visit the U.S. Embassy's website.

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Study Abroad Reviews for IES Abroad: Barcelona - Arts & Culture
IES Abroad: Barcelona - Arts & Culture

In this program, you can choose from a series of courses on Art History, Cultural Studies, Literature, and more. Barcelona will be your classroom. All of our courses featu...

4.5

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for CIEE: Barcelona - Liberal Arts
CIEE: Barcelona - Liberal Arts

Take your advanced Spanish language skills to the next level in the vibrant Catalan capital of Barcelona. Immerse yourself in university life by taking classes in Spanish ...

4.8

4 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for API (Academic Programs International): Barcelona - Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
API (Academic Programs International): Barcelona - Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona

The Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona was founded in 1968 and is well known for its international profile....

4.8

6 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for API (Academic Programs International): Barcelona - Universitat de Barcelona
API (Academic Programs International): Barcelona - Universitat de Barcelona

The Universitat de Barcelona was established in 1450 and is the oldest and largest university in Barcelona. Students complete Spanish language and culture courses alongsid...

0.0

0 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for API (Academic Programs International): Barcelona - Universitat Pompeu Fabra
API (Academic Programs International): Barcelona - Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Barcelona is a city of contradictions: old and new intertwined, beautiful and industrial,  traditional and avant-garde. Bordered by France to the north and the Mediterrane...

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for NRCSA: Barcelona - International House
NRCSA: Barcelona - International House

The school was founded in 1972 and has since grown into a major centre for language teaching, teacher trai...

4.0

3 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for CEA CAPA Education Abroad: Barcelona, Spain
CEA CAPA Education Abroad: Barcelona, Spain
Program Announcement:
Claim your flight credit & study abroad in Barcelona with CEA CAPA! Learn More

Stylish. Cosmopolitan. Stunning. There are many reasons why Barcelona is CEA CAPA's most popular destination - come explore them with us! Spain's second-largest city offer...

0.0

0 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for ISA Study Abroad in Barcelona, Spain
ISA Study Abroad in Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona (pop. 1.5 million) is the heart and capital of the region of Cataluña in the northeast corner of Spain. The origin of this Mediterranean city goes back more than...

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0 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for SUNY Oswego: Barcelona - University of Barcelona
SUNY Oswego: Barcelona - University of Barcelona

The City of BarcelonaBarcelona is the capital of the region called Catalonia and is the second largest city in Spain. Located along the northeast coast of Spain and enjoyi...

4.4

9 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Academic Studies Abroad: Study Abroad in Barcelona, Spain
Academic Studies Abroad: Study Abroad in Barcelona, Spain
Program Announcement:
Everything you've heard about Barcelona is true - It's amazing! Learn More

Spend time admiring the city’s diverse and modern architecture, lie on the many beautiful beaches, and en...

5.0

2 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for CISabroad (Center for International Studies): Barcelona - Semester at Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
CISabroad (Center for International Studies): Barcelona - Semester at Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona

Study at a world-class university in a UNESCO World Heritage site! Semester at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona offers you all the best aspects of Europe: strong academic...

0.0

0 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Esade Business School: Barcelona - Direct Enrollment & Exchange
Esade Business School: Barcelona - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

ESADE Business School is a college and graduate school located in Barcelona, Spain. It is part of ESADE an...

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0 reviews