Summer in Barcelona: Spanish Language & Culture
Curriculum and Faculty
Global Learning Semesters is partnered with the Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona for our Summer in Barcelona: Spanish Language & Culture program. Our host institution is fully accredited and will provide the transcript for students successfully completing academic course work.
The program lasts between 6-7 weeks and every course is worth 3 credits (45 class hours). Course Curriculum
The program includes a wide array of language and content courses for students to choose from that allow them to focus on their academic interests.
Students are required to take 45hours (3 credits) of Spanish Language courses
and choose 1 other content courses
in English depending on their preference of concentration.
Required Course (choose 1)
Note: Even though the UAB syllabi above indicate 90 class hours, the summer version of the course is 45 hours/3 credits.Electives in English (choose 1)
Spanish Civilization and Culture (3 credits)
Spanish Art and Cultural Heritage (3 credits)
Mediterranean Politics (3 credits)
Please check the following link for a class schedule:
Summer 2014 Calendar
Summer 2014Course Timetable
Students can also take COMM-280: Intercultural Communications
. This is a 3-credit, online course
offered by the University of Nicosia
, Cyprus. Students will attend the course online, and the University of Nicosia will issue the transcripts.
Students must take a standard language placement test in order to be
assigned correctly to their appropriate level. This needs to be done
before your arrival to Barcelona.
Please check the following link for information:
Instructions for the Spanish level test Summer 2014Faculty
The UAB program has a great number of professors, both Spanish and foreign, who teach in the different academic fields offered by the university. Many of our professors have studied, researched or worked in the United States, so they know the profile and the academic needs of the students very well. The class environment is dynamic and relaxed, which enables and facilitates student participation.