CISabroad (Center for International Studies): Semester in Barcelona

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Spend your semester learning from some of the best faculty in Barcelona! On Semester at Barcelona International College, you’ll soak up all that this cultural hub of the Mediterranean has to offer both inside and outside the classroom. Barcelona i... read more

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February 08, 2018 Extraordinary
Learned a lot of stuff I could never learn in a classroom. definitely worth it. - University of Maine - Orono View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with CISabroad (Center for International Studies): Semester in Barcelona
There are so many different people in the world and each country has its own uniqueness and different cultural views. Yes it was a great experience. - East Stroudsburg University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with CISabroad (Center for International Studies): Barcelona - The Barcelona Semester
I learned (as well as experienced), so many other cultures. I did not realize prior, how different of lives we live here in the states as opposed to Europeans. I learned more in depth what stereotypes really are and actually saw them in action because I had never been the odd-one-out before. It was definitely 100% worthwhile! Th... - East Stroudsburg State University of Pennsylvania View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with CISabroad (Center for International Studies): Barcelona - The Barcelona Semester
My Spanish was greatly improved. Since I have returned home, I have started taking Flamenco guitar lessons to preserve some of the culture I loved being a part of. Because of my amazing experience in Barcelona, I wish to live abroad again. As a Fine Arts major, I was able to fulfill some of my requirements to graduate back at... - University of Wisconsin - Madison View Entire Review
October 09, 2017 Must Go!
There's so much more to do and see. It was very worthwhile. - Mount Aloysius College View Entire Review
Past Review Amazing
I learned a lot about myself as a person and how to be independent. It was worthwhile because I learned these things not in a classroom but rather by exploring the world. - University of Tampa View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with CISabroad (Center for International Studies): Barcelona - The Barcelona Semester
yes it was worthwhile! i made a ton of new friends and found out a lot about myself - Wheelock College View Entire Review

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Spend your semester learning from some of the best faculty in Barcelona! On Semester at Barcelona International College, you’ll soak up all that this cultural hub of the Mediterranean has to offer both inside and outside the classroom. Barcelona is home to more World Heritage sites than any other city in Europe, and you will witness 2,000 years of architectural and cultural splendor. Electives are taught mostly in English, but we encourage you to take intensive Spanish-language classes. This program is perfect for anyone, because the Spanish-language classes are offered for speakers of all levels and are tailored to meet your needs. We will take you to a Catalan cooking class, a flamenco show, and the Spanish cinema. The program also includes one weekend trip in Spain; possible trips include beautiful Costa Brava, magical Granada, or majestic Madrid. Enjoy your semester in Barcelona!

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
Instruction Language(s):
  • Spanish
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • International Business
  • History
  • Spanish Language, Literature
  • Liberal Arts, General Studies
  • Spanish and Iberian Studies
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Business
  • Business Administration and Management
  • Cultural Studies
  • Education
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Year Founded:
2000
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CISabroad / Center for International Studies Scholarships

This award is intended for students within the LGBTQIA+ community. Recipients will work in coordination with the CISabroad Marketing Team to develop a plan for sharing their story while abroad. Options may include photos, instagram takeover, videos, or a blog. Recipients will be expected to submit 5 - 10 pieces.

$250

Deadlines:
Spring Semester Programs: Scholarship Deadline - October 15, Award Notification - November 15. Summer Study Programs: Scholarship Application Deadline - March 1, Award Notification - April 1. Fall Semester Programs: Scholarship Application Deadline - April 1, Award Notification - May 1.

Guidelines/Requirements:
Candidates who meet the academic requirements will have their applications forwarded to the scholarship committee who will judge their application based on academic merit and a written essay. All scholarships and grants are only awarded to participants of CISabroad programs.

This scholarship is intended for students who are among the first from their U.S. university to go abroad on any CISabroad program. Recipients will work in coordination with the CISabroad Marketing Team to develop a plan for sharing their story while abroad. Options may include photos, instagram takeover, videos, or a blog. Recipients will be expected to submit 5 - 10 pieces.

$250

Deadlines:
Spring Semester Programs: Scholarship Deadline - October 15, Award Notification - November 15. Summer Study Programs: Scholarship Application Deadline - March 1, Award Notification - April 1. Fall Semester Programs: Scholarship Application Deadline - April 1, Award Notification - May 1.

Guidelines/Requirements:
Candidates who meet the academic requirements will have their applications forwarded to the scholarship committee who will judge their application based on academic merit and a written essay. All scholarships and grants are only awarded to participants of CISabroad programs.

Are you already #InstaFamous? Take it to the next level. Recipients will be required to take part in an Instagram takeover as well as provide content for other CISabroad Social platforms. Examples of content include, 20 high quality photos, and a short video about your experience.

$250

Deadlines:
Spring Semester Programs: Scholarship Deadline - October 15, Award Notification - November 15. Summer Study Programs: Scholarship Application Deadline - March 1, Award Notification - April 1. Fall Semester Programs: Scholarship Application Deadline - April 1, Award Notification - May 1.

Guidelines/Requirements:
Candidates who meet the academic requirements will have their applications forwarded to the scholarship committee who will judge their application based on academic merit and a written essay. All scholarships and grants are only awarded to participants of CISabroad programs.

There is no GPA requirement for these scholarships. Interested students should complete all scholarship application requirements and be sure to tell us why you want to be a CISabroad Photojournalist. Recipients will be required to maintain an online photo wordpress blog with at least 100 photos by the end of their program.

$100 towards a semester or summer program plus a $100 Amazon gift card to purchase a digital camera.

Deadlines:
Spring Semester Programs Scholarship Application Deadline: October 15 Award Notification: November 15 Summer Programs Scholarship Application Deadline: March 1 Award Notification: April 1 Fall Semester Programs Scholarship Application Deadline: April 1 Award Notification: May 1

Guidelines/Requirements:
Candidates who meet the academic requirements will have their applications forwarded to the scholarship committee who will judge their application based on academic merit and a written essay. All scholarships and grants are only awarded to participants of CISabroad programs.

This award is intended for under-served students within the education abroad population. Possible considerations include, STEM majors, first generation college students, multicultural backgrounds, and many more. Recipients will work in coordination with the CISabroad Marketing Team to develop a plan for sharing their story while abroad. Options may include photos, instagram takeover, videos, or a blog. Recipients will be expected to submit 5 - 10 pieces.

$250

Deadlines:
Spring Semester Programs: Scholarship Deadline - October 15, Award Notification - November 15. Summer Study Programs: Scholarship Application Deadline - March 1, Award Notification - April 1. Fall Semester Programs: Scholarship Application Deadline - April 1, Award Notification - May 1.

Guidelines/Requirements:
Candidates who meet the academic requirements will have their applications forwarded to the scholarship committee who will judge their application based on academic merit and a written essay. All scholarships and grants are only awarded to participants of CISabroad programs.

There is no GPA requirement for these scholarships. Interested students should complete all scholarship application requirements and be sure to tell us why you want to be a CISabroad Videojournalist. Recipients will be required to maintain an online video wordpress blog with at least 1 video by the end of their program.

$100 towards a semester or summer program plus a $100 Amazon gift card to purchase a digital camera.

Deadlines:
Spring Semester Programs Scholarship Application Deadline: October 15 Award Notification: November 15 Summer Programs Scholarship Application Deadline: March 1 Award Notification: April 1 Fall Semester Programs Scholarship Application Deadline: April 1 Award Notification: May 1

Guidelines/Requirements:
Candidates who meet the academic requirements will have their applications forwarded to the scholarship committee who will judge their application based on academic merit and a written essay. All scholarships and grants are only awarded to participants of CISabroad programs.

This award is intended for students who are interested in or have an academic focus in conservation, community development, or sustainability. Recipients will arrange and participate in at least two volunteer opportunities while overseas and make a presentation, video, blog, or vlog on their experience upon returning home.

$250

Deadlines:
Spring Semester Programs: Scholarship Deadline - October 15, Award Notification - November 15. Summer Study Programs: Scholarship Application Deadline - March 1, Award Notification - April 1. Fall Semester Programs: Scholarship Application Deadline - April 1, Award Notification - May 1.

Guidelines/Requirements:
Candidates who meet the academic requirements will have their applications forwarded to the scholarship committee who will judge their application based on academic merit and a written essay. All scholarships and grants are only awarded to participants of CISabroad programs.

This award is given to students who are ready to dive deep and tell their story to the world! While abroad, recipients will learn to blog or vlog like a pro using either Wordpress or YouTube. When you return students will work in coordination with the CISabroad Marketing Team to develop a project that will be completed upon return of your overseas experience.

$500-$1000

Deadlines:
Spring Semester Programs: Scholarship Deadline - October 15 Award Notification - November 15 Summer Study Programs Scholarship Application Deadline - March 1 Award Notification - April 1 Fall Semester Programs Scholarship Application Deadline - April 1 Award Notification - May 1

Guidelines/Requirements:
Candidates who meet the academic requirements will have their applications forwarded to the scholarship committee who will judge their application based on academic merit and a written essay. All scholarships and grants are only awarded to participants of CISabroad programs.

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