Academic Year

Students may choose between the following Program Terms:

Design & Visual Arts - Universidad Pompeu Fabra

This program is ideal for students with a background in design, or for students with little design experience, but who have an interest in taking graphic design or visual arts courses in English. Additionally, this program allows students to enroll in a Spanish language course.

Track A
Students without a background in design will be required to take the three mandatory graphic design courses and can round out their enrollment with either one other design and visual art course option, or a Spanish language course.

Track B
Students with a background in design have the option of selecting four courses from the graphic design and visual arts course offering list, or they may choose to take three courses from this list, along with a Spanish language class.

Any student who chooses to enroll in a Spanish language course will be required to take an official placement exam online prior to arrival in Barcelona.

*Students participating in the Design & Visual Arts program will take courses at the UPF ELISAVA Barcelona School of Design and Engineering. Please reach out to your ISA site specialist with any questions.

Please note that a student visa is required for programs over 90 days. Please reference the Student Visa & Embassy page for more information. Applying for a visa could require out of state travel.

ProgramDatesCodePriceStatus
Academic Year 6 2017-2018Sep 1, 2017 to Apr 27, 2018IBRY1617$22,950Late Acceptance May Be Possible, Contact ISA

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Hispanic Studies - Universidad de Barcelona

This program is for Spanish students who would like to take a grammar and conversation course as well as a variety of Hispanic Studies culture classes. Students will take the required Spanish Grammar and an additional 90-135 hours of instruction of culture courses. All classes are taken at the Universidad de Barcelona with American and other international students.

Please note that a student visa is required for programs over 90 days. Please reference the Student Visa & Embassy page for more information. Applying for a visa could require out of state travel.

ProgramDatesCodePriceStatus
Academic Year 3 2017-2018Sep 4, 2017 to Apr 28, 2018IBRY2117$22,500Late Acceptance May Be Possible, Contact ISA

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Tourism, Hospitality Management & Business Courses with Locals in English - Universidad de Barcelona

This program is for students who would like to take courses in the fields of Tourism, Hospitality Management, and/or Business. Students on this program can take courses taught in English with local Spanish students. Student at a high intermediate language level of Spanish or above can also take courses in Spanish with other international students.


*All classes are taken at the CETT Campus located 25 minutes by metro to the city centre with International and Local Students. CETT is an international school affiliated with the University of Barcelona and specializes in tourism, hotel management, and gastronomy.

Please note that a student visa is required for programs over 90 days. Please reference the Student Visa & Embassy page for more information. Applying for a visa could require out of state travel.

ProgramDatesCodePriceStatus
Academic Year 5 2016-2017Sep 5, 2016 to May 20, 2017IBRY3416$21,000Program in Progress
Academic Year 5 2017-2018Sep 4, 2017 to May 19, 2018IBRY3417$25,400Late Acceptance May Be Possible, Contact ISA

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International Studies, Business & Culture - Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona

Students at any language level will be eligible to take courses at the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona (UAB). The UAB offers a wide variety of economics and business courses as well as courses in culture, art and history. Courses are taught in Spanish and English at the Sant Pau campus, located in the city center, not far from the Sagrada Familia. Courses are also taught at the Eixample campus, less than a 10 minute commute from the ISA office. Courses are instructed by university faculty, and ISA students attend class with other international students.

Please note that a student visa is required for programs over 90 days. Please reference the Student Visa & Embassy page for more information. Applying for a visa could require out of state travel.

ProgramDatesCodePriceStatus
Academic Year 2 2017-2018Sep 6, 2017 to Apr 26, 2018IBRY1217$23,950Late Acceptance May Be Possible, Contact ISA

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Spanish Language, Liberal Arts & Business - Universidad Pompeu Fabra

This program accommodates students of various levels of Spanish proficiency who would like to take Spanish language in addition to a variety of elective courses. All language courses are taken at the Pompeu Fabra University with international students. The culture courses may have some Spanish students and international students. Students will also be allowed to take courses with Spaniards on a limited basis, including courses taught in English. Students must have at least junior standing (four semesters completed) and 60 credits completed at the time of participation.

Please note that students enrolled in UPF programs will not be required to enroll in Spanish language as one of their courses. However, it is strongly encouraged that students enroll in language in order to fully immerse themselves in the language and culture of the area.


Please note that a student visa is required for programs over 90 days. Please reference the Student Visa & Embassy page for more information. Applying for a visa could require out of state travel.

ProgramDatesCodePriceStatus
Academic Year 1 2017-2018Sep 15, 2017 to Apr 7, 2018IBRY1117$21,900Late Acceptance May Be Possible, Contact ISA

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