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Program Details

Highlights

  • Classes: taught in Spanish
  • Housing: student apartments, local host families

Requirements

  • Minimum 2.75 G.P.A.
  • API application
  • University Contact Information Form
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Official transcript
  • Entry Documents: valid passport

Dates & Fees

SUMMER 2 2013-2014
Jun 30, 2014 - Jul 25, 2014
$5,350
SUMMER 2 2014-2015
Jun 2015 - Jul 2015
$5,280

Deadlines

SUMMER 2 2013-2014
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Apr 1, 2014
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Apr 10, 2014
SUMMER 2 2014-2015
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Apr 1, 2015
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Apr 10, 2015

Academic Program

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS PER SEMESTER

Contact hours: 80
Semester credits: 5

This program is intended for students who want to study abroad in Barcelona and improve their Spanish language skills in an immersion setting. Level of language study is based on a placement exam administered upon arrival by the University of Barcelona

Summer Program Information

Summer students have a language and culture course (for 80 contact hours). The culture portion of the language course (20 contact hours) focuses on key aspects related to Spanish History, Art and Literature in its periods of greatest splendor and character (Middle Ages, Siglo de Oro, Art and Culture in the 20th century). Visits to some of the major cultural sites in Barcelona are part of the course.

TRANSCRIPTS

API students will receive a transcript from the University of Barcelona upon completion of their program.

What’s Included

PRE-DEPARTURE SERVICES
  • Advising
  • @api Online System
  • Orientation Materials and Resources
  • Mobile Phone
  • Peer Mentors
  • Social Networking
  • Scholarships
ON-SITE SERVICES
  • Airport Reception
  • API Centers, Resident Directors
  • On-Site Orientation
  • Housing (including meals and laundry with host families)
  • Tuition
  • Tutoring
  • Language & Culture Tools
  • Medical & Life Insurance
  • Excursions (overnight, day)
  • Social & Cultural Activities
  • Welcome and Farewell Group Meals
  • Volunteer Opportunities
RE-ENTRY SERVICES
  • Re-Entry Materials & Support
  • Post-Program Evaluation
  • Transcript
  • Alumni Network & Professional Development Opportunities

Program Manager

Holly Prendergast is the Barcelona Program Manager and will work with you through your departure to Spain.

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Resident Directors

The API Barcelona team consists of several great Resident Directors who will work with you during your stay in Spain.

API BARCELONA STAFF CATALOGUE 2013 PHOTO