Learn what you need to succeed in an increasingly globalized economy, discover a new culture, and gain critical global perspectives -- all while studying business in Barcelona. This program offers challenging coursework, welcoming homestays, engaging company visits, and interesting excursions and activities that give you insight into international business and an immersive intercultural experience.
the region of Catalonia and surrounding provinces with exciting day and overnight trips.
with a Spanish family and immerse yourself in local culture.
See for yourself why landmarks like Museu Picasso and Gaudi's La Sagrada Família engender awe from visitors around the world.
Look inside Barcelona businesses with small group tours.
Take one-day trips out of the city to explore Catalonia, with highlights that could include Roman ruins in the coastal city Tarragona, the medieval town of Girona, or the Dalí museum in Figueres.
Explore life beyond Barcelona with a weekend trip within Spain or Europe, and discover the treasures of another Spanish or European city.
Students can complement their studies with internships in English or Spanish. You might help interview candidates at a headhunting firm, BrainMatch; or help accountants at Audioconsultores with audit, tax, actuarial, corporate finance, and other services. Internships also include a weekly class to support the experience with academic grounding.
Get to know the people of the city and their language as you give back. Here are some of the ways you might serve:
Help children with homework after school
Help kids with special needs during school breaks or basketball practice
Collect food for people in need
Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
Two-day orientation – an introduction to Spanish culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city
Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
Field trips and cultural activities
Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
24/7 emergency on-site support
1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!
GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.
Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.
Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.
Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.
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