CIEE: Barcelona - Economics and Culture

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Immerse yourself in Spanish university life at CIEE’s partner school, Universitat Pompeau Fabra (UPF) and CIEE Barcelona and gain in-depth knowledge of Catalonia’s position within Europe.  Choose from courses in English or Spanish at UPF’s Economi... read more

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I would 100% say it was worthwhile! I gained independence. I traveled completely alone for the first time. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
It was very worthwhile to study abroad and I gained diverse cultural perspective. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
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Yes - Wellesley College View Entire Review
My experience abroad was great. I had a wonderful host family and I was able to get to know many people and see a variety of places. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
I vastly improved my knowledge and practical application of the Spanish language. - Providence College View Entire Review
I made many friends and was able to see Europe, which I had never really done before. However, I feel like I would have benefitted more academically if I had stayed in the States. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
I learned about myself and what I can accomplish. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
Past Review Happily Confused
My experience abroad was more than worthwhile. I traveled out of the country for the first time. I now feel more internationally cultured and aware. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
It was amazing. I really learned how to meet new people and to experience a new culture, and I got to travel a lot. - Fordham University View Entire Review
Having just spent the summer in Southern and Central America encouraged me to discover a lot of the similarities and differences between the cultures, their origins and uniqueness. Studying abroad in Spain not only helped me satisfy these curiosities but also encouraged new ones. The courses I took while studying abroad reflecte... - Wellesley College View Entire Review

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Immerse yourself in Spanish university life at CIEE’s partner school, Universitat Pompeau Fabra (UPF) and CIEE Barcelona and gain in-depth knowledge of Catalonia’s position within Europe.  Choose from courses in English or Spanish at UPF’s Economics and Business school or from the Hispanic and European Studies Program (HESP), which is one of Europe’s top programs for international students in the disciplines of communication, humanities, and the social sciences. Students can also gain insight into Spanish business culture and get real-world international work experience with a for-credit internship.

All courses are complemented with CIEE co-curricular activities and excursions beyond the city to enhance classroom learning and provide intercultural understanding.

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
Instruction Language(s):
  • Spanish
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • European Studies
  • Spanish and Iberian Studies
  • Spanish Language, Literature
  • International Business Law
  • Economics
Minimum GPA:
3.0
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