Tourism & Hospitality Management Available Sessions
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About the Program
Take a deep dive into Tourism and Hospitality topics in a city considered one of the world’s leading tourism and cultural centers. During the semester, choose Tourism Studies and Hospitality Management courses at our partner institution, CETT-University of Barcelona (CETT-UB), and round out your experience with electives and core courses in the Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at the CEA Barcelona Center. You also have the option to add a professional internship with a tourism or hospitality-focused placement. In the summer, choose from five distinct program tracks and spend four weeks immersed in the selected area of study and gain hands-on experience through site visits, case studies, and group projects.
- 6/29/22 - 7/30/22
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- Application Requirements
- $95 Online Application Fee
- Transcript - Unofficial
- Complete Application
You will select one primary program track and take two pre-determined classes within the selected track. Classes meet for 45 contact hours/3 credits. You may earn a total of 6 credits (up to 90 contact hours) during the course of the program.
Classes generally meet Monday – Friday during week one, and Monday – Thursday during weeks two, three and four. Active learning components required by courses may be scheduled any day of the week.
Prior to departure, you will indicate your preferred thematic program track and two alternate program tracks. You will be enrolled into tracks based on their availability. You will enroll in both courses offered within the program track. It is in your best interest to have multiple tracks approved by your home university prior to departure. Please consult with your academic advisor at your home university on credit pre-approval guidelines.
Events Management Track Course Structure
The host institution has offered the following courses in the past. Please note that course listings may not be finalized until the start of the term; we’ll post an updated list when the host institution finalizes its offerings.
*Courses with an asterisk indicate that the course has been associated with multiple subject areas.
Please click on the course title to view additional subject areas and detailed course information.
Get out and explore! Excursions are offered for most semester, year, and summer programs*. Semester students are typically offered between two to three excursions and summer study students are typically offered between one to two excursions. You'll receive a calendar of excursions during orientation; here are a few day and overnight excursions we've offered in the past.
Girona & Besalú
The charming walled town of Girona is one of Spain's most prosperous and enticing cities. Explore historical remnants of the diverse cultures that have influenced the city through the ages, walk along the steep alleyways of the Jewish quarter, visit one of many art museums, and enjoy beautiful views of the Onyar River. Nearby Besalú is a stunning medieval town designated as a historical national property. You’ll travel in time just by wandering its streets.
As Spain’s capital and largest cosmopolitan city, lively Madrid is known for its friendly locals and innovative art and culture. Visit the Prado Museum, which houses Spanish and European paintings from the 12th to 18th century, and view modern art at the acclaimed Reina Sofia National Art Centre. Stroll around Madrid’s most famous arcaded square, the Plaza Mayor. Visit the Royal Palace and beautiful Park El Retiro. Madrid’s cultural diversity and world-famous art museums are guaranteed to offer something for everyone’s taste.
Penedès Wine Country
Explore the birthplace of the famous Cava (Catalan champagne) while exploring the vineyards and underground cellars of the Penedès wineries, learning about the wine-making process, and enjoying a wine tasting. Finish the day with a typical Catalan lunch, where you can try favorites like pa amb tomàquet.
Pyrenees and Romanesque Art
At the northeastern edge of the Pyrenees, Vall de Boí is known for its scenic landscape and for its nine tiny Romanesque churches, designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy the amazing architecture and paintings before completing your excursion with a hike in the stunning Aigüestortes National Park.
This budget contains costs that you can take to your financial aid office. Please note that amounts may fluctuate; we’ve included a range of costs.
Federal law allows the use of financial aid to cover “reasonable” costs of study abroad including round-trip transportation, tuition and fees for the program, living costs, passport and visa fees, health insurance, and more.
Please note that all costs and charges listed below are subject to change without notice. With the exception of Program Price, all costs are estimates and may vary.
Below is a tentative itinerary for your program. Please note, dates and events below may change without prior notification. Contact CEA before purchasing airline tickets.
You will receive a finalized itinerary once you arrive onsite.
Note: Additional cultural activities/excursions or required course-related activities may be incorporated into your final itinerary. You are advised not to make personal travel arrangements until you have the final dates.