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Pre-Law Honors Program

Available Sessions

OVERVIEW

Location:

Barcelona

Dates:

1/3/19 - 4/13/19

Price:

$16,995

Estimated Credits:

12 - 16

Deadlines:

Apply by 10/15/18 Withdraw by 11/15/18

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • $95 Online Application Fee
  • Complete Application
  • Transcript - Official
 

ELIGIBILITY

Foreign Language Proficiency:
All Levels
Education
Completed:
2 Years of College
Minimum GPA:
3.3
 

About the Program

Program Description

This honors program curriculum focuses on law’s global dimensions—international, European, comparative, and private—in courses offered by our partner, Pompeu Fabra University (UPF). The UPF Legal Studies Program provides introductory training in key areas. A minor or concentration in the areas of legal studies, international relations, or political science is helpful. Available in Spring Semester, this program is designed for students at all Spanish levels; classes are available in English and Spanish. After you complete the program, the UPF School of Law and UPF Study Abroad Programs will award you a certificate that attests to the successful completion of at least three law-related courses. You may also enroll in the optional Global Career Development Seminar, an ideal way to focus on future career success.

Program Structure

You'll enroll in 1-2 UPF pre-law core courses, 2-3 UPF pre-law elective courses, 0-2 UPF elective courses, and 0-1 CEA elective courses. Courses meet for 45 contact hours/3 credits. You may also choose to enroll in the Global Career Development Seminar course, which meets for 15 contact hours/1 credit. You may earn 12-16 credits (up to 240 contact hours).

UPF language courses meet daily, Monday-Thursday; UPF elective courses meet 2-3 times per week, Monday-Friday. Typically, CEA elective classes meet twice per week, Monday-Thursday. Active learning components required by your courses may be scheduled for Fridays.

Prior to departure, you will select your preferred courses and take an online language placement exam. If you choose to take electives in Spanish, you'll take a language placement exam at UPF during orientation week. You will be enrolled into courses based on their availability. It is in your best interest to have multiple alternative courses approved by your home university prior to your departure due to course availabilities. To ensure that you receive credit for the language level you place into, have your home university pre-approve courses at several levels before you leave for Spain. Please consult with your academic advisor at your home university on credit pre-approval guidelines.

Where You'll Study

Located on the Plaza Catalunya in the heart of the city, the CEA Barcelona Center offers courses in a range of subjects, taught in English and Spanish. Learning takes place both in and out of the classroom, with instructors taking full advantage of Barcelona’s many notable sites and attractions. 
Pompeu Fabra University’s six central Barcelona campuses offer a range of courses on the trimester system. Classes are taught in English and Spanish; choose to take courses with Spaniards for a truly integrated experience.

Where You'll Stay

When you study abroad in Barcelona, you can choose CEA housing or arrange your own independent housing. CEA housing assignments are based on availability and confirmation date; we make every effort to match your housing requests, but we can’t guarantee housing preferences.

Studying Abroad in Barcelona with CEA

Expect a lot of perks when you study abroad with CEA. From housing to excursions, cultural engagement to other exciting opportunities, our inclusions make studying abroad in Barcelona easy!
WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY

Life-Long Benefits
I made friends I will have for the rest of my life. I learned a lot about not only France, but who I am and what I am capable of. Everybody should have the chance to study abroad because there are so many benefits.

Garret Swinton
Grand Valley State University,
Spring 2014 , Aix-en-Provence, France

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