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    Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain

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    Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain

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    Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain

Introduction

Barcelona is Spain's second largest city, as well as the capital city of the autonomous community of Catalonia. At Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), students will have the option to live and study at a top-ranking school. At UAB, classes are held within an enriching international environment. Students take classes through their Pre-Established Program during the summer term.

 

 

Location

Barcelona has long been considered a tourist destination and a worldwide cultural hub, offering fine food, art, literature, and architecture, as well as a rich and diverse history. The UAB is located just 25 minutes by public transport from the center of Barcelona, a cosmopolitan metropolis on the Mediterranean coast. The UAB campus in Bellaterra is the University’s main campus.

Barcelona is among the world’s best cities in classifications of quality of life, safety, and fairness. Barcelona has established itself as a prestigious brand identified with aspects such as creativity, talent, quality of life, modernity and economic, technical and social progress.

Academics

The UAB is renowned for its research excellence and the quality of its teaching, being a benchmark center in Europe.

Students can take classes during the summer term through UAB’s Pre-Established Program. This is a study abroad program offered by UAB that allows students to improve their Spanish language skills and/or study in different subject areas. UNI students studying within the College of Business will have a unique opportunity to work on 6 credits towards their major or electives. See the Summer School Tab for more information.

Information on course offerings during the summer can be found on the Course Offerings Page. Full syllabus for each course can be found on the Academics Page.  

 

Housing & Meals

Students are housed in Vila Universitària, the residential area of the UAB campus. They are located in a natural park land area giving students a relaxing environment which will make them feel at home. UAB offers a residence hall and hotel campus option for the summer stay.

  • In the residence hall, students are housed in apartment style rooms with two beds, a bathroom, and fully equipped kitchen and dining space.
  • The hotel offers a traditional hotel style room with mini fridge, TV, desk, bathroom, and wifi.

There are restaurants and coffee shops located in the housing area as well as recreational services such as an outdoor pool, soccer field, volleyball courts, basketball courts, etc. There are grocery stores, laundromats, and ATM machines in this area as well. They offer 24/7 security as well as outdoor wifi.

View information on the housing options, as well as photos, by clicking on the page for Accommodations at UAB

Summer School

The summer school is a 6-week session from June to July. Classes are offered from Monday to Thursday and students do not need to know the Spanish language to attend as courses are offered in English. Students in the College of Business will take 6 credits. Courses will transfer as International Business and International Management, required or electives for many majors.

Information on course offerings during the summer can be found on the Course Offerings Page. Full syllabus for each course can be found on the Academics Page.  

 

Program Costs

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain

Estimated Program Cost:

$6,089*

* estimated total cost of participation, actual amount depends on type of housing accommodation selected, actual airfare purchase price, personal spending habits, and other factors

Click Below to View Detailed Budget Sheet:

Cost of studying on-campus*

*per semester, estimated, will vary per person

Tuition & Fees:

$4,350

Room & Board:

$4,390

Books:

$450

Personal Expenses:

$825

Transportation:

$200


Total:

$10,216

Source: https://admissions.uni.edu/costs

Dates & Deadlines

APPLY

Term: 
Summer
2019
App Deadline: 
Friday, March 1, 2019
Program Dates: 
Monday, June 3, 2019 to Tuesday, July 16, 2019

The Study Abroad Center reserves the right to determine participants' eligibility to Study Abroad. Students must meet all of the following in order to be eligible to Study Abroad:

  • Have a cumulative 2.5 GPA or higher at the time of application and maintain this GPA prior to departure and throughout the study abroad process
    • If your cumulative GPA is between 2.40 to 2.49, submit the following to the Study Abroad Center (28 Gilchrist):
      • A letter of reference from your academic advisor supporting your pursuit of study abroad
      • An essay, which should explain why your cumulative GPA is below a 2.50, include how your cumulative GPA is stable or improving, a detailed plan for improving your academic performance a strong academic and/or personal interest in your study abroad location and/or course, and a compelling academic rationale for studying abroad.
  • Must be over the age of 18 years old
  • Must meet the course prerequisites (participation in the program is dependent upon meeting these)
  • Must be in good standing with the University
  • UNI's partner institutions may require additional eligibility requirements to be met, these vary from institution to institution. Please consult with the Study Abroad Center staff to discuss these additional requirements if applicable.
  • Applicants traveling to a region of a country or a country with an overall Travel Advisory Level 3 (Reconsider Travel) or 4 (Do Not Travel) will not be eligible.
  • All study abroad applicants must pass the Study Abroad Applicant Assessment with a score of 70% or greater.
  • Applicants may be selected for an in-person interview before being accepted. Selection for an interview does not guarantee acceptance into the program. You will be contacted directly by the Study Abroad Center if selected for an interview.