Students may choose between the following Program Terms:
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. Please note that students who place into the superior language level do not need to take a language class and may select up to five courses, but no less than 4, within the superior language level. 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.
|Jan 3, 2015 to Mar 28, 2015||IBRS1115||$12,400||Program in Progress|
|Sep 12, 2015 to Dec 17, 2015||IBRF1115||$12,400||Currently Accepting Applications!|
|Jan 3, 2016 to Apr 8, 2016||IBRS1116||TBA||Currently Accepting Applications!|
The Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) Program has been designed by the UPF Polytechnic School and the UPF Study Abroad Department to provide a unique opportunity for STEM students to experience academics at a prestigious Spanish institution. This program focuses on developing student's technical skills in an international environment. Courses vary, but fall under the three main departments of the UPF Polytechnic school: Audiovisual Systems Engineering, Computer Science, and Telematics Engineering.
Courses take place on the UPF Polytechnic School Campus, located in the 22@ district of Barcelona. This district is home to Barcelona's high-tech companies and universities, and is known as the technological hub of the city.
The STEM Program is offered during the Spring, Fall and Academic Year terms.
|Jan 3, 2015 to Mar 28, 2015||IBRS1415||$12,800||Program in Progress|
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.
|Jan 7, 2015 to Apr 23, 2015||IBRS1215||$12,900||Program in Progress|
|Sep 1, 2015 to Dec 16, 2015||IBRF1215||$12,900||Currently Accepting Applications!|
|Jan 13, 2016 to Apr 28, 2016||IBRS1216||TBA||Currently Accepting Applications!|
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.
|Jan 3, 2015 to Mar 28, 2015||IBRS1315||$12,400||Program in Progress|
|Jan 3, 2016 to Apr 8, 2016||IBRS1316||TBA||Currently Accepting Applications!|
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.
|Jan 25, 2015 to May 14, 2015||IBRS2115||$12,975||Program in Progress|
|Sep 11, 2015 to Dec 19, 2015||IBRF2115||$12,500||Currently Accepting Applications!|
|Jan 19, 2016 to May 7, 2016||IBRS2116||TBA||Currently Accepting Applications!|
|Jan 3, 2015 to Mar 28, 2015||IBRS1515||$12,400||Program in Progress|
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.
|Sep 11, 2015 to Dec 23, 2015||IBRF3415||$12,900||Currently Accepting Applications!|
|Late Jan, 2016 to Mid May, 2016||IBRS3416||TBA||Currently Accepting Applications!|