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Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Study Abroad Minimum Class Standing: 1 Sophomore
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Language of Instruction: English, Spanish
Area of Study: Art History, Business, Cultural and Linguistic Immersion, Education, Humanities, Spanish Language
Program Description:
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Program Information:

Spend 4 to 8 weeks learning from some of the best faculty in Barcelona. On Summer in Barcelona, you’ll soak up all that this cultural hub of the Mediterranean has to offer both inside and outside the classroom.

Get excited about:
  • The most pristine white-sand beaches in Western Europe – Barcelona enjoys a Mediterranean climate with comfortable summer temperatures in the mid-70s.  Summer is the perfect time to enjoy Barcelona’s famed beaches.
  • Life in the cultural capital of the Mediterranean – Barcelona is home to more World Heritage sites than any other city in Europe. You will witness 2,000 years of architectural and cultural splendor. The numerous museums, churches, cathedrals, concert halls, the modern art of Joan Miro, Pablo Picasso, and the influential architecture of Antoni Gaudí and Mies van der Rohe make Barcelona an aesthetically appealing destination for visitors from all over the world.
     
  • Quality academics taught in English - 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, and most electives are taught in English. 
  • Tons of activities and excursions - We want you to get the most out of your time in Barcelona, so we'll keep you busy.  From flamenco shows to cooking classes, there's always something on. 
     
Academics:
Barcelona School for International Studies school of record is Jacksonville University in Jacksonville, FL, a private, AACSB-accredited U.S. university.

SIS is a beautiful campus located along the Mediterranean Sea coast. The college attracts students from all over the world, so not only will you hear Spanish and Catalan on campus, but you’ll likely hear languages from a number of different nations as well. Barcelona School for International Studies is also conveniently located in the heart of the Eixample district of the city, where you can have easy access to local markets, Miro’s Park, and some of Gaudi’s best architecture.

The program focuses on immersion in the Spanish language, but it also offers classes taught in English if you aren’t as confident in your Spanish. Your diverse international professors are all highly qualified, and are used to adapting their courses for study abroad students. You’ll get to enjoy the use of spacious classrooms, multimedia equipment, and other modern amenities during your time in Barcelona.

 


Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 04/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.