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 Barcelona SAE: Summer Study Abroad Programs in Barcelona
Barcelona SAE: Summer Study Abroad Programs in Barcelona

In just 3 and a half weeks you will get more Spanish practice than you thought possible both inside and outside the classroom. You will be able to study at the historic Un...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Istituto Europeo di Design: Barcelona Campus
Istituto Europeo di Design: Barcelona Campus

A cultural, industrial and financial centre on the world scale, Barcelona has, among many merits, that of organizing the First World Culture Forum in 2004, a sign of the a...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Instituto Químico Sarria (IQS): Barcelona - Study Abroad in Spain
Instituto Químico Sarria (IQS): Barcelona - Study Abroad in Spain

IQS strongly believes in the idea of ​​internationalizing science, technology and business because by havi...

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Study Abroad Reviews for University of Texas - San Antonio: Architecture in Spain
University of Texas - San Antonio: Architecture in Spain

"The study abroad program to Spain combines some of Spain’s most impressive and important architectural si...

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Study Abroad Reviews for CISabroad (Center for International Studies): Barcelona - Semester at University of Barcelona
CISabroad (Center for International Studies): Barcelona - Semester at University of Barcelona

Spend your semester learning from some of the best faculty in Barcelona! On Semester at University of Barcelona, you’ll soak up all that this cultural hub of the Mediterra...

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Study Abroad Reviews for University of San Diego School of Law: Semester in  Barcelona, Spain
University of San Diego School of Law: Semester in Barcelona, Spain

As the second largest city in Spain, Barcelona is known for its rich cultural history and physical beauty. The city’s architectural, artistic, and cultural heritage prevai...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Institute for American Universities (IAU): Summer in Barcelona, Spain
Institute for American Universities (IAU): Summer in Barcelona, Spain
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Summer Classes at our IAU College Center for Spanish Language and Culture.

Institute for American Universities (IAU) is pleased to offer an intensive summer program in Barcelona, Sp...

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Study Abroad Reviews for IFSA: Barcelona - Design Thinking, Business, and Liberal Arts
IFSA: Barcelona - Design Thinking, Business, and Liberal Arts

Find yourself in Barcelona! This charming Catalan city will inspire and empower you to live your best life. Whether your passion for design, business or politics, the city...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Spain Study Abroad Reflections: Comprehensive Reviews of Past Programs
Spain Study Abroad Reflections: Comprehensive Reviews of Past Programs
Albacete, Spain: Alicante, Spain: Almeria, Spain plus 41 other locations

Find your dream Study Abroad Program in Spain at Abroad101 and this directory of Study Abroad Programs, Rankings and Reviews.  Future students are drawn to Abroad101 for t...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Study Abroad Europe: Barcelona - Semester College Program at Barcelona International Coll
Study Abroad Europe: Barcelona - Semester College Program at Barcelona International Coll

Semester College Program in Spanish Culture and History at Barcelona International College. As a Semester abroad students you will likely take an Intensive Spanish Course ...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Study Abroad Europe: Barcelona - Summer Program at Barcelona International College
Study Abroad Europe: Barcelona - Summer Program at Barcelona International College

If you are thinking about participating in our exciting Summer Abroad program at Barcelona International C...

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