Study Abroad in Barcelona - API Hispanic Studies
Program Details

Highlights

  • Classes: taught in Spanish and English
  • International excursion

Requirements

  • Minimum 2.5 G.P.A.
  • Open to freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors
  • Open to beginning, intermediate, advanced, and superior level Spanish speakers
  • Beginning level students must have completed at least one semester of college level Spanish or the equivalent
  • Completed API application
  • University contact information form
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Official transcript
  • Copy of passport
  • Additional supplemental materials
  • Entry Documents: valid passport with student visa

Dates & Fees

ACADEMIC YEAR 2017-2018
Sep 4, 2017 - Apr 28, 2018
$23,380
SPRING SEMESTER 2018
Jan 8, 2018 - Apr 28, 2018
$11,680
FALL SEMESTER 2018
Early Sep, 2018 - Late Dec, 2018
$11,680
FALL SEMESTER 2017-2018
Sep 4, 2017 - Dec 21, 2017
$11,680
ACADEMIC YEAR 2018-2019
Early Sep, 2018 - Late Apr, 2019
$23,280

Deadlines

ACADEMIC YEAR 2017-2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Jun 10, 2017
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Jul 1, 2017
SPRING SEMESTER 2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Oct 15, 2017
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Nov 1, 2017
FALL SEMESTER 2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Jun 10, 2018
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Jul 1, 2018
FALL SEMESTER 2017-2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Jun 10, 2017
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Jul 1, 2017
ACADEMIC YEAR 2018-2019
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Jun 10, 2018
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Jul 1, 2018

Academic Program

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS PER SEMESTER

Contact hours: 190-200
Semester credits: 12

Students who study abroad in Barcelona in the Hispanic Studies Program complete one Spanish language class that meets for a total of 9 hours per week (110 hours each semester). Students then choose an additional 4 culture courses (for 6 semester credits). Any combination of 4 culture courses per level, per term will earn the student 6 semester credits. UB language levels correspond to the European Common Framework.

Intermediate, advanced, and superior level Spanish speakers who participate in an academic year program and complete 2 culture courses (for 90 contact hours each) and an additional section of a culture course per term (or 45 contact hours) during the year will receive the Diploma de Estudios Hispánicos. Course content for the spring semester will be different/more advanced than in the fall semester, and students do not repeat material.

TRANSCRIPTS

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

What’s Included

PRE-DEPARTURE SERVICES
  • Advising
  • @api Online System
  • Orientation Materials and Resources
  • Access to International Phone Plans
  • API Alumni Network
  • 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, international)
  • Social & Cultural Activities
  • Welcome and Farewell Group Meals
  • Volunteer Opportunities
RE-ENTRY SERVICES
  • Re-Entry Materials & Support
  • Post-Program Evaluation
  • Transcript
  • Alumni Network & Global Leadership Academy

Program Coordinator

Juliana Lindsey is the Barcelona Program Coordinator and will work with you through your departure to Spain.

julianna

Resident Directors

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

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