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SAI Programs: Barcelona – Study Abroad at Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
The Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), founded in 1968, offers courses taught in English and Spanish. UAB is a young, dynamic institution, and is widely regarded as one of the finest universities in Spain, both for the quality of its teachin... read more
Learned much about the culture and Barcelona itself. A student - University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa View Entire Review
It was definitely worthwhile. I learned how to be independent and how to ask for help. I also learned how to be culturally aware and how to look at things with a different perspective. I learned how to adapt to new environments and I definitely improved my social skills and confidence. I also learned some valuable information wi... Erin Atkinson - Colorado State University View Entire Review
I learned a lot about myself as a person, how to travel and plan trips, how to budget and a little Spanish! Lauren Galida - University of South Carolina - Columbia View Entire Review
I learned a lot about myself and how independent I can be. I didn't think studying abroad would be something I could do on my own, but after doing it I know that I am capable of a lot of things. It was definitely worthwhile and I would study abroad again in a hear beat. Carter - Stephens College View Entire Review
I have a whole new worldview and made memories that will last a lifetime. Devon H - University of Missouri - Columbia View Entire Review
It was all worth it, learned Catalunya's strive for independence, their history and abit about their government. A student - Stephens College View Entire Review
I learned so much about the culture and myself. Being away from home and in a completely different environment allows you to learn so much about yourself which is really cool. Claire M - University of Dayton View Entire Review
I was able to try so many new experiences and see so many new places. I definitely have a much greater respect for different cultures and see the world in a completely different way. 100% worthwhile experience and I wish I wasn't graduating so I could study abroad again! Ashley T - Indiana University of Pennsylvania / IUP View Entire Review
I learned a lot about myself - how I handle new situations, that I can survive very well on my own in a foreign land, and that people can be wonderful even if they don't speak your language or know your culture. Michael C - Indiana University of Pennsylvania / IUP View Entire Review
I learned so much about the Spanish culture and way of life! Visiting a foreign country for a couple weeks is great, but actually living in and adjusting to the culture for an extended period of time is absolutely life-changing and definitely worth every second! Rachel G - Auburn University View Entire Review
Everything. You really can't go wrong in Barcelona. Alison H - St. Cloud State University View Entire Review
Definitely worthwhile. Learned so much about myself, the local community, and spending time abroad while interacting with people from so many different cultures. Andy - University of South Carolina - Columbia View Entire Review
Yes it was worthwhile, my Spanish greatly improved, and living abroad for a summer was a good stepping stone to living abroad for a semester. Jenna Vigal - University of Nebraska - Lincoln View Entire Review
I learned a lot about myself and about the lifestyle in Barcelona. I gained lifelong friends and memories. A student - Washington State University View Entire Review
I gained valuable language skills, appreciation for a different culture, I made close friends, I explored different cultures and countries in Europe. It was very worthwhile. Mason M - University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa View Entire Review
I became much more independent by studying abroad. I also experienced so many different cultures and appreciate them so much more. So much learning comes from living in a different country on your own and traveling, not in the classroom. Eileen T - University of Missouri - Columbia View Entire Review
I learned to be a lot more independent being in a country where I did not even know the language and was not familiar with the culture at all. I also meet and got to know so many people from all types of cultures whether it was at school or during my trips to other countries. It was an experience of a lifetime and made some incr... Lily L - Virginia Commonwealth University / VCU View Entire Review
I learned so much about myself and and so many life lessons that have made me grown up. I feel so much more independent and confident for the future. It was worth all the stress of being lost and managing school plus travelling plus finances. Jamie S - University of Dayton View Entire Review
I learned so much from this trip, especially about myself and the world around me. Every second was worth it. Kevin H - Colorado State University View Entire Review
Couldn't imagine my life without this incredible experience. I learned so much about another culture, as well as myself. I got to see and do things I had been dreaming about for years. I will certainly be back to Barcelona many times in the future. Ben P - Washington State University View Entire Review
Definitely an extremely worthwhile experience. I learned so much about myself and the world and had the opportunity to do so many cool things Ashley T - Indiana University of Pennsylvania / IUP View Entire Review
I have learned many things from this experience, it is hard to explain them all. I think most importantly, other than the cultural aspects of Spain and general knowledge about traveling, I learned a lot about myself as a person and what I am looking for further down the line in my life. Being abroad teaches you lessons that you ... Bailey L - St. Cloud State University View Entire Review
The Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), founded in 1968, offers courses taught in English and Spanish. UAB is a young, dynamic institution, and is widely regarded as one of the finest universities in Spain, both for the quality of its teaching staff and for its excellent research.
Roughly 40,000 students attend the main campus in the Bellaterra section of Barcelona, though UAB also has two smaller satellite campuses in the city center, where the language and culture study abroad programs reside. Students may choose to attend either location, based on program preference.
SAI oversees and coordinates all aspects of student enrollment, including application processing, course selection and credit, visa advising, housing, student health insurance, transcripts and cell phone service. In addition, SAI provides comprehensive student services, beginning with pre-departure and leading to our on-site orientation.
Program Type(s):Study Abroad
Relevant Study Subject(s):
- Spanish and Iberian Studies
- Spanish Language, Literature
- Liberal Arts, General Studies
- Business Administration and Management
- International Business
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