Semester program in Barcelona

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Educational Services Abroad is happy to provide customized on-site support for your semester program in Barcelona. ESA semester packages focus on local immersion and health and safety support. Our activities are planned to help students meet a variety of intercultural learning outcomes and can be customized to include your program objectives.

Duration

18 weeks

Fields

Mixed topics

Destinations

Barcelona (Spain)

Services You Can Include

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Housing

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Pre-Departure and On-Site Orientation / Materials

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International Airfare

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Health Insurance

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On-Site Staff

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Course-Themed Visits and Lectures

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Classroom / Facility Space

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Tour Guides

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Excursions

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Meals

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Ground Transportation

Program options

We know different programs have different needs, and that is why we have created to package models that can be adapted to your program. Check them out, and feel free to request more information.

  Basic
From $1800
Complete
From $2500
Orientation week Yes
No language class included
Yes
Includes a intensive Spanish language class
Housing: Placement only, Dorm, Host family Yes Yes
Cultural visits 1 11
Cultural activities 4 5
Day trips 1 1
Overnight trip No 1
ESA Global Competency Workshop Yes Yes
Farewell: Catalan cooking workshop Yes Yes

Itinerary Overview

Sample calendar

Orientation Week

Barcelona

Welcome reception and orientation

Neighborhood orientation and campus tours 

Welcome meal and activities with ESA mentors 

ESA exclusive Spanish Culture Seminar (2 hours)

Intensive Spanish language course (5 days, 3 hours/day) (Complete package only)

Month 1

Barcelona

Cultural visit 1: Guided visit to Picasso Museum (Complete package only) 

Cultural visit 2: Barcelona History Museum 

Day trip: Montserrat. Hiking, children’s choir, visit to the museum, group meal.

Month 2

Barcelona

Overnight trip: Occitania and North Catalonia (Complete package only) 

  • Night 1: Perpignan. Historical guided visit to the Palace of the Kings of Majorca. Afternoon in Collioure.
  • Night 2: Visit to Dali Museum (Figueres). Group meal. Girona. Walking tour of Jewish heritage in Girona. Jewish History Museum in Girona.

Cultural activity 1: Group volunteer activity

Cultural activity 2: Hike with local students

Cultural visit 3: Guided visit to National Catalonian Art Museum (MNAC) (Complete package only)

Month 3

Barcelona

Cultural activity 3: Visit with non-profit migrant founded NGO 

Cultural visit 4: Guided visit to Catalan parliament 

Cultural visit 5: Guided visit to Fundacio Tapies (Complete package only) 

Cultural visit 6: Guided visit to Fundacio Joan Miro (Complete package only)

Month 4

Barcelona

Cultural activity 4: Castellers (human towers) activity and a visit to castellers competition 

Cultural visit 7: Guided visit to Barcelona Contemporary Art Museum (MACBA) (Complete package only) 

Cultural visit 8: Guided visit to Barcelona Contemporary Culture Center (CCCB) (Complete package only) 

ESA exclusive Global Competency Workshop 

Farewell activity: Catalan cooking workshop

More

Some optional activities with our student mentors

Let’s go to the movies!

Hiking to “Els bunkers del Carmel”

Bowling

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

Let’s work together!

Do you like this program? Are interested in something like this, or in creating your own? Contact us and let us know what you need; we’ll help you to design, customize, and run your next program!

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