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CISabroad January in Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain (Outgoing Program)
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|Program Sponsor:||Center for International Studies|
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|Culture, History, Spanish||
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|Apartment, Residence Hall|
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|2. Sophomore, 3. Junior, 4. Senior||
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There’s no such thing as winter blues in Barcelona, where this playful, lively city keeps warm year round. On January in Barcelona, you’ll immerse yourself in Spain’s language, culture, and traditions during your winter break. You’ll study at the Barcelona School for International Studies, a fantastic institution with seasoned faculty, supportive staff, and great facilities located in the heart of the city. After class, you can hit the beach, fuel up on the country’s famous tapas, or gaze at the city’s whimsical, jaw-dropping architecture. Prepare to hit the ground running in the capital of Catalonia.
Start getting excited about:
- Orientations, tours, cultural activities, and excursions to enhance your experience
- Opportunity to complete one of your electives in three weeks
- Included overnight trip to the city of Girona, recently feature in the Game of Thrones
- Mild, Mediterranean climate
- Classes conveniently located in the same building as on-site office
It’s no wonder that Barcelona is one of the top tourist and study abroad destinations in the world. This incredible location on the shores of the Mediterranean has a delightfully mild climate year round. Plus, Barcelona is one of the most exciting and vibrant cities to live in! The second-largest city in Spain has two official languages, Castilian Spanish and Catalan. It’s the perfect place to challenge yourself and practice your own Spanish skills, while also learning more about the unique Catalan history and culture.
The city is bustling, and you'll be in awe of the architecture, including Gaudi's towering Sagrada Familia basilica. When you're ready to immerse yourself in nature, you can easily reach beaches and hiking sites just outside of Barcelona. The efficient public transportation system allows you to quickly travel to the many beaches to both the north and south of Barcelona. It also means you can easily navigate campus and the many amazing sites located throughout the city.
The city’s diverse international population, colorful flair, exciting nightlife, and vast array of cultural, historical, and modern attractions makes Barcelona an unparalleled place to study abroad!
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