Short-Term (Includes J-Term, May Term and Non-Summer Intensive Months)
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
CEA Barcelona Center
The CEA Barcelona Center’s diverse curriculum allows you to choose the courses that best meet your interests. Liberal arts and social science electives are taught in English or Spanish for all levels of language ability.
Spend a summer in Barcelona exploring local culture, Spanish history, and business trends. Choose from a range of courses taught at all levels of Spanish language ability, from beginning to advanced, as well as in English.
Spain’s second-largest city offers an ideal blend of the historic and modern, including the chance to interact within an innovative technology start-up community. The Study + Internship program in Barcelona allows you to make steady progress toward your academic degree while developing practical skills in fields such as business, design, marketing, tourism, urban planning, and more. The program incorporates a professional internship placement into your semester or summer study program. Our strong academic focus, personalized placements dedicated to meaningful experiences that make a real impact, and multiple options and price ranges—from 8-week summer sessions to a full semester program - allow you to take care of those degree requirements and give your career a boost all while gaining the international experience you’ve been seeking.
Join other international students to hone your Spanish skills at the UB’s Estudios Hispánicos language learning center. Intensive Spanish courses are available for all levels of language proficiency, along with liberal arts and social sciences electives taught in English or Spanish.
CEA Barcelona Center, University of Vic - Central University of Catalonia
This versatile program is ideal for students who wish to study business and design through courses taught in English while experiencing Spanish culture. Visit local companies, meet Spanish entrepreneurs, and choose marketing and entrepreneurship courses at UVic-UCC, and round out your experience with CEA Barcelona Center electives.
CEA Barcelona Center, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Pompeu Fabra University
Hone your international business knowledge in the bustling city of Barcelona! This versatile program allows you to choose from a range of business electives at either Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) or Pompeu Fabra University (UPF). Complete your experience with CEA Barcelona Center electives that take full advantage of the Center's location in the heart of the city and allow you to delve into Spanish culture, history, and society. Classes are taught in English and Spanish for all levels of Spanish language ability. You may also enroll in the optional Global Career Development Seminar, an ideal way to focus on future career success.
Designed for students at the high-beginning and above Spanish level, this program allows you to engage with local culture and attend class with local and other international students. Choose electives that pique your interest while you improve your Spanish skills in an intensive language course.
Want to study law, international relations, or political science in an international setting? This honors program curriculum focuses on law’s global dimensions (international, European, comparative, and private), offered in one of Spain’s top-tier law schools. Available in Spring Semester.
No matter your Spanish language level, you’ll gain proficiency in this summer program. Take Spanish language courses alongside other international students, and enhance your language learning through engagement with local culture.
Spend your summer gaining hands-on skills and giving back to the community. Students at a high-beginning and above level of Spanish language proficiency engage in local culture in a carefully selected service-learning placement. A complementary seminar focuses on the current social challenges facing Spain, Catalonia, and Barcelona.
Designed for all levels of Spanish language ability, the Communication & Journalism program allows you to choose from a range of courses, taught in your choice of English or Spanish, as you delve into topics like the role of social media, photojournalism, and Spanish media. Instructors turn the city into your classroom, helping you gain insight into the new media landscape and different journalism approaches in Spanish society through active engagement with the host city, people, institutions, and culture. The location of the CEA Barcelona Center helps frame the curriculum, encouraging you to draw connections between your personal observations and the related topics addressed in class.
Exploring Spain: Business & Culture in Seville & Barcelona
CEA Seville Center, CEA Barcelona Center
Can’t choose between a summer in Seville, Barcelona, or Madrid? Explore all three in this multi-city program! A diverse range of course offerings and activities enhance your broad spectrum of experiences in these Spanish cities, each known for its unique culture and history.
Spain’s second-largest city offers an ideal blend of the historic and modern, including the chance to interact within an innovative technology start-up community. The Internship in Barcelona allows you to develop practical skills in fields such as business, design, marketing, tourism, urban planning, and more. Our strong academic focus and personalized placements dedicated to meaningful experiences that make a real impact, allow you to give your career a boost while gaining the international experience you’ve been seeking .
Harness your entrepreneurial spirit in a city that is ranked as the 9th European city for supporting digital entrepreneurship – Barcelona. Through the CEA course, Entrepreneurship: The Art of Creative Business, you’ll explore different mindsets and behaviors of effective entrepreneurs as well as learn how to formulate a business plan based on your ideas. If you’re feeling extra motivated you can add a professional internship with an entrepreneurial-focused placement. For those wishing to improve their Spanish language skills courses are available for all levels of language ability. Otherwise courses are taught in English.