CEA CAPA Education Abroad: Barcelona, Spain

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  • Location(s): Barcelona, Spain
  • Program Type(s): Study Abroad, Internship, Volunteer, Intensive Language, Research

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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 offers the perfect blend of historic and modern, combining the charm of the medie... read more

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I learned a lot about marketing and business. I improved my English skills and learned basic Spanish. View Entire Review
CAPA is a unique study abroad experience that gave me some amazing opportunities for personal growth. I studied in Barcelona in spring 2019. My specific program was small which at first was scary but it came with some amazing flexibility. The small class sizes allowed professors to personalize the coursework and even take us o... - University of Massachusetts Amherst / UMass View Entire Review
I gained a broader perspective on the world we live in. I made friendships that would last a long time. - D'Youville College View Entire Review
I learned so much including language, cultural adaptation, how to keep a budget, etc. It was definitely worthwhile. - California Baptist University View Entire Review
My experience abroad allowed me to explore an incredible and unique city, learn about new cultures, practice communicating in Spanish, and make new friends across the world. It was 100% worthwhile. - Arizona State University View Entire Review
I am so much more independent now, I learned how to plan trips, book flights, adapt in new countries, speak a different language, and so much more. It was all worthwhile and it was hands down the best decision I have ever made! - Stockton University View Entire Review
I learned a lot about myself and the world around me during my experience abroad. I would definitely recommend study abroad to any student looking to explore the world and get outside of his/her comfort zone. - University of California - Berkeley View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with CEA: Barcelona, Spain
My time abroad taught me so much about other cultures and opened my world to new people, places, and experiences. I feel that I am much more open-minded to trying new things. I now have a bunch of international friends and have learned a lot about other cultures. My study abroad experience was very worthwhile because I feel much... - Champlain College View Entire Review
I got to experience many different places I would never get the chance to visit unless I studied aborad - University of Mississippi View Entire Review
That the world is bigger than just me and by travel to different places you get such a broader world view becoming more open. - Washington State University View Entire Review
I learned so much about Spanish culture and how America is so different, which seems obvious, but when you learn why we're the way we are and they're the way they are it is so much more worthwhile. I learned a ton about myself like what kind of traveler I am, how to cope with unexpected situations and how to adapt to completely ... - University of Michigan - Ann Arbor View Entire Review
Through CEA, I got to meet other students that I never would've met otherwise, as we all went to different schools throughout the United States. I met and bonded instantly with these incredible people, and I have CEA to thank for that. There is so much to do in Barcelona and I swear I probably averaged 4 hours of sleep a night ... - California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo View Entire Review
Yes - Texas A&M University - College Station View Entire Review
Past Review Beautiful
Travel as much as you can, live every moment up and take a lot of photos, stop and always look back - Albright College View Entire Review
Abroad, I learned how to be vigilant and self-sufficient. It was definitely worthwhile. - Spelman College View Entire Review
after the program, I feel more focused as to what I want to do. I gained clarity for my life. I feel convinced that what I have done until now will lead me towards my goal. - Riverside City College View Entire Review
I, without a doubt, gained some invaluable experience through this program. It also provided me with an opportunity to learn some things about myself that I had not known in the states. - University of Mississippi View Entire Review
Past Review It Was Dope
learned a bunch of stuff - Texas A&M University - College Station View Entire Review
I loved talking with the CEA staff and hearing what their lives are like growing up and living in Barcelona. I have grown as a person and will remember my time abroad forever. - Iowa State University View Entire Review
I learned about about myself and another culture. It was worthwhile. - Cardinal Stritch University View Entire Review
As a result of my program, I am now more confident speaking a foreign language. I gained a new perspective on my home culture from a global context as well as got to know the Spanish culture. - California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo View Entire Review
Cultural integration. Adaptability. Problem Solving. Experience traveling. Dealing with different personalities and customs. Very worth while. You learn more than you realize. - Washington State University View Entire Review
I gained a ton from my experience abroad, mostly how to interact with people and situations that are different than usual or outside your comfort zone. - Washington State University View Entire Review
I learned a lot about Spanish politics and cultural norms that I didn't think i would have learned otherwise. I learned how to communicate better with others and gained a lot of confidence and adaptability skills. - Washington State University View Entire Review
Going abroad allows you to get out of your comfort zone while experiencing something new every day. No two days are the same and that's what makes everything so worthwhile. - University of South Carolina - Columbia View Entire Review


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 offers the perfect blend of historic and modern, combining the charm of the medieval Gothic quarter with thriving immigrant cultures, Gaudí's quirky architectural creations with world-class dining and shopping. And, of course, some of Spain's best universities are here, too. Whether you want to study business or hone your Spanish, immerse in local Catalan culture, or explore the humanities, design, or law, you'll find what you're seeking in this amazing city. You can even build career- and résumé-boosting skills while abroad with CEA CAPA's Global Career Development Certificate, volunteering, and service-learning programs that turn Barcelona into your classroom.

CEA CAPA also offers Study + Internship in Barcelona that gives you the real-world experience to stand out in today’s job market while earning credits towards graduation.

 Learn more about CEA CAPA Programs in Barcelona.

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Intensive Language
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
Instruction Language(s):
  • Spanish
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Architecture
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
  • Communication and Media Studies
  • Engineering
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
  • Spanish Language, Literature
  • Catalan Language, Literature
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Liberal Arts, General Studies
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Global Studies
  • Psychology
  • Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Political Science and Government
  • Design and Applied Arts
  • Fine Arts, Studio Arts
  • Business
  • Hospitality Administration
  • International Business
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CEA CAPA Education Abroad Scholarships

CEA CAPA is committed to increasing access to study and interning abroad. We offer more than $2 million each year in scholarships, affiliations, and grant programs. CEA CAPA scholarships are available to students on programs of three weeks or more. All scholarships require students to complete an application, and not all scholarships are available each term. FEA scholarships are administered by the Fund for Education Abroad, a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing access to study abroad.


Program Start Date: (Apply by Date) - January (Oct. 15) - March-April (Nov. 15) - May (March 1) - June-July (May 1) - August-October (May 1)

Scholarship awards vary from $100 - $5,000 according to need, program duration, and location. Content Creator and Alumni Ambassador funding varies and is disbursed following successful completion of program activities. Scholarships are very competitive. Students are encouraged to use thoughtful, concrete examples in the essay questions, include all required financial documents, and proofread carefully before submitting. Late essays or forms will not be accepted, and incomplete applications will not be reviewed. This scholarship cannot be combined with CEA CAPA Opportunity Scholarships - participants may apply for only one of these scholarships. *Please note, deadlines for Spring '24 Scholarships have now passed.*