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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.


Minimum GPA

Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.75.

Minimum Admissions Prerequisites

The GPA requirement for this program is strict and students with lower than a 2.75 GPA will not be admitted to the program, per university policy. No exceptions can be made.

Although there is no language pre-requisite for this program, students that have not completed one semester/quarter of college-level Spanish or the equivalent will be required to enroll in a Spanish language course.

As of Spring 2014, this requirement is no longer in effect. No student, regardless of language level, will be required to enroll in Spanish language. However, it is strongly encouraged that students enroll in language in order to fully immerse themselves in the language and culture of the area.

Course Information

Course Disclaimer

Course placement is often based on a placement test.


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