Semester / Trimester

Students may choose between the following Program Terms:

Spanish Language, Liberal Arts & Business - Universitat 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 and/or Business courses. All language courses are taken at the Pompeu Fabra University with international and local 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 completed at least one semester of college-level Spanish prior to departure in order to attend.

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. Any student wishing to the apply to the program will still need to meet the "one-semester of college-level Spanish or the equivalent" requirement for entry, as that requirement will not change.

ProgramDatesCodePriceStatus
Spring 1 2016Jan 3, 2016 to Apr 8, 2016IBRS1116$12,000Program in Progress
Fall 1 2016Sep 16, 2016 to Dec 18, 2016IBRF1116$12,000Currently Accepting Applications!
Spring 1 2017Jan 2, 2017 to Mar 30, 2017IBRS1117TBA Currently Accepting Applications!

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Design & Visual Arts - Universitat 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 two mandatory graphic design courses and can round out their enrollment with either two other design and visual art course options, or one design and visual art course, coupled with 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.

ProgramDatesCodePriceStatus
Spring 6 2016Jan 5, 2016 to Apr 30, 2016IBRS1616$12,200Program in Progress
Fall 6 2016Aug 30, 2016 to Dec 17, 2016IBRF1616$12,200Currently Accepting Applications!
Spring 6 2017Early Jan, 2017 to Late Apr, 2017IBRS1617TBA Currently Accepting Applications!

Hispanic Studies - Universitat 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 90-112.5 hours of instruction of culture courses. All classes are taken at the Universidad de Barcelona with American and other international students.

ProgramDatesCodePriceStatus
Spring 3 2016Jan 19, 2016 to May 7, 2016IBRS2116$11,800Program in Progress
Fall 3 2016Mid Sep, 2016 to Mid Dec, 2016IBRF2116$11,500Currently Accepting Applications!
Spring 3 2017Mid Jan, 2017 to Early May, 2017IBRS2117TBA Currently Accepting Applications!

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Tourism, Hospitality Management & Business - Universitat de Barcelona

This program is for students who would like to take courses in the fields of Tourism, Hospitality Management, and/or Business. There are a variety of courses both taught in English and Spanish. Students who are non-native Spanish speakers will enroll in a required Spanish Language Course and an additional 90-180 contact hours (12-18 ECTS Credits) of instruction from any of the three tracks: Tourism, Hospitality Management, or Business. All classes are taken at the Universitat de Barcelona CETT Campus with International and Local Students.

ProgramDatesCodePriceStatus
Spring 5 2016Jan 25, 2016 to May 21, 2016IBRS3416$12,500Program in Progress
Fall 5 2016Mid Sep, 2016 to Late Dec, 2016IBRF3416$11,900Currently Accepting Applications!
Spring 5 2017Late Jan, 2017 to Late May, 2017IBRS3417TBA Currently Accepting Applications!

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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.

ProgramDatesCodePriceStatus
Spring 2 2016Jan 13, 2016 to Apr 28, 2016IBRS1216$11,900Program in Progress
Fall 2 2016Early Sep, 2016 to Mid Dec, 2016IBRF1216$11,900Currently Accepting Applications!
Spring 2 2017Mid Jan, 2017 to Late Apr, 2017IBRS1217TBA Currently Accepting Applications!

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Legal Studies Honors Program - Universitat Pompeu Fabra

The Legal Studies Honors Program has been designed by the UPF Law school and the UPF Study Abroad Department. This program focuses on the initial academic education of studying law. This program is a unique opportunity for pre-law students to experience academics in international law at a prestigious Spanish institution. The Legal Studies Program is only offered during the spring of each academic year.

ProgramDatesCodePriceStatus
Spring 4 2016Jan 3, 2016 to Apr 8, 2016IBRS1316$11,700Program in Progress
Spring 4 2017Jan 2, 2017 to Apr 8, 2017IBRS1317TBA Currently Accepting Applications!