With universal healthcare coverage and a decentralized system, Spain offers a unique setting to learn about Global Health. This program combines coursework with internships in different disciplines, such as odontology, medical research, veterinary, and medicine, in Barcelona's leading research hospitals. Students take Public Health and Medical Spanish courses taught by Universitat Pompeu Fabra faculty. ESA gives host family placements to augment their language immersion and experience. The program is a unique opportunity for Biosciences undergraduate students to develop their professional career and get to know the fascinating city of Barcelona
5 week and 10 week option
Biosciences, Internships, Public Health, Medical Spanish, Pre-Medicine, Pre-Veterinary, Pre-Dentistry
Pre-Departure and On-Site Orientation / Materials
Course-Themed Visits and Lectures
Classroom / Facility Space
On-Campus Marketing Materials
Welcome reception and orientation
Welcome meal and gathering with local students
ESA exclusive Introduction to Spanish culture seminar
Session 1 and 2
Classes Monday-Thursday 9am-2pm
Introduction to internships session
Let’s go to the movies!
Hiking to “Els bunkers del Carmel”
Views from Tibidabo
Escape from the labyrinth in Horta!
Magic fountain at Montjuic; music and lightshow
Cosmocaixa (science museum)
Civil War walking tour
Board games night
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