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  • Locations: Barcelona, Spain
  • Program Terms: Summer, Summer I, Summer II
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Global Student Experience 
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: Spanish Click here for a definition of this term Class Status: 1-first year, 2-sophomore, 3-junior, 4-senior, 5-grad student, 6-other
Housing Options: Apartment (shared), Homestay Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Spanish
Program Type: study abroad Minimum GPA: 2.5
Click here for a definition of this term Program: Direct
Program Description:
Study Abroad with GSE

Study Abroad with GSE at the Universitat de Barcelona

Founded in 1450, the Universitat de Barcelona or University of Barcelona (UB) is the oldest and largest of the six universities in Barcelona and boasts a rich academic tradition and a diverse student body.  With a present day enrollment of over 76,000 students and 5,000 staff and personnel, UB is the second largest university in Spain.  Today, UB consists of 20 university schools spread out over four campuses around the city.  GSE students attend the central campus located in the city center in Plaza Universidad, a short five minute walk from Las Ramblas, Barcelona's most famous boulevard.  UB has an average annual international student population of nearly 1,300.  As a GSE participant and UB student, you are sure to make friends from all over the globe.

Admission Requirements & Recommendations

- At least 18 years of age
- 2.5 cumulative GPA
- Must submit an unofficial high school or college transcript
- One semester of college level Spanish or equivalent (recommended)

University Facts

- Over 76,000 students and 5,000 faculty and staff personnel
- Over half the total student population of Catalonia
- Largest university in Catalonia; second largest in Spain
- Five minute walk from the city's main boulevard, Las Ramblas
- Average class size of Intensive Language Course, 10-20 students
- Host to over 1,300 international students annually

Program Includes:     

- Superior Student Support
- Experienced Student Advising
- Centrally Located Student Apartments
- Tuition, Course Enrollment, and an Official Transcript from the University of Barcelona
- University Services
- Cultural Immersion Events
- Excursions
- Mobile Phones
- Extensive Pre-departure Information
- Onsite Program Director
- Arrival Orientation
- Comprehensive Health and Medical Insurance

**GPA requirement may be flexible; contact GSE for more information
**please note on housing section above, additional fees are associated with the homestay option

Contact GSE toll free at 866.756.2443 or via email at
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