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Academic Programs in Barcelona

Students may choose from the following Academic Program options:

Academic Year

During the Academic Year program, students may take Spanish grammar and culture classes at the University of Barcelona (UB), the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona (UAB) or the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF). Intermediate and advanced level courses will be offered at all three schools, while beginning level courses will only be available at the UAB and UB, and high-beginning at the UPF. Students at the UAB may take courses in English or Spanish and there are no required language courses. Students at the UPF will be allowed to take courses with Spaniards on a limited basis, including business courses taught in English.

Semester / Trimester

During the Semester/Trimester program, students may take Spanish grammar and culture classes at the University of Barcelona (UB), the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona (UAB) or the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF). Intermediate and advanced level courses will be offered at all three schools, while beginning level courses will only be available at the UAB and UB. High-beginning level courses and above will be available at the UPF. Students at the UAB may take courses in English or Spanish and there are no required language courses. Students at the UPF will be allowed to take courses with Spaniards on a limited basis, including business courses taught in English.

Summer

The Spanish Language and Culture summer programs at the Menéndez Pelayo International University (UIMP), the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona (UAB) and at the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF) accommodate students of all levels of Spanish proficiency. Students at both the UPF and the UIMP will take required grammar and culture courses. Students at the UAB have the option of taking courses in English or Spanish.

Master's Degrees

ISA Master's Degree programs allow students to complete a fully-accredited Master's Degree in only one year in a wide variety of fields and disciplines. ISA Barcelona Master's Degree programs are available through the Pompeu Fabra with courses taught in English by university professors. ISA students will enroll in courses along side Spanish and international students.

Back To Back

This program is designed for all levels of Spanish students. All levels will take language courses focusing on the skills of writing, reading, speaking and listening. There is a cultural component to all evels except beginner. Students may participate in the following session combinations:
Summer 3 and Summer 4