University Autonoma Barcelona

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    Study at University Autonoma Barcelona
    Spanish Language & Culture Programs
    Elective Courses in English & Spanish
    Academic Year, Semester, & Summer
    3 wks: 840 / Semester: 3490 Euros

    PROGRAM

    Study Spanish Language and Culture in Barcelona, at the University Autonoma Barcelona. It is one of the top Universities in Barcelona. Over 40 subjects taught, with many classes offered in English. Available year-around: Summer, Fall, and Spring terms. On completing the term, students receive a UAB Certificate (Transcript) that can easily be converted (transferred) for credits at their home university. With an international environment, the UAB is world renowned for its quality and innovation in research. Join us for programs starting in June, July, September, and January. Early registration is advised. Open to all students worldwide, min age is 18 (17 with parental permission). Supervision provided by staff there.

    LOCATION: Barcelona – St. Pau and Eixample Campuses
    * Easy to get there from airport

    COURSES: Spanish Language & English Electives

    • Spanish Language – 9 levels of Spanish. All students take placement exam there.
    • Electives – 4 different Tracks to select from. (Taught in English & some in Spanish)

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    * Course descriptions – ask CSA by email.

    Track A: Language (Spanish) & Business Electives (in English & Spanish)

    • Lengua Espanol – 90 hrs – 12 credits – Fall & Spring – Spanish
    • Lengua Espanol – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall, Spring, & Summer – Spanish
    • Espanol para los negocios – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall, Spring, & Summer – Spanish
    • Negocios Internacionales – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall & Spring – Spanish
    • Estrategias de Marketing Internacional – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall & Spring – Spanish
    • Cross-Cultural Management – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall, Spring, & Summer – English
    • International Business – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall, Spring, & Summer – English
    • International Finance – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall, Spring, & Summer – English
    • International Marketing – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall, Spring, & Summer – English
    • Strategic Management – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall, Spring, & Summer – English
    • Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall, Spring, & Summer – English
    • E-Commerce and Online Businesses – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall, Spring, & Summer – English
    • Managerial Skills for International Business – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall, Spring, & Summer – English
    • Human Resources Management – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall & Spring – English

    Note: Courses can change without notice. Register when there, after placement test.

    Track B: Language, Economics & Politics

    • Lengua Espanola – 90 hrs – 12 credits – Fall & Spring – Spanish
    • Lengua Espanola – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall, Spring, & Summer – Spanish
    • Strategic Behavior in Business and Economics – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall & Spring – English
    • International Economics – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall, Spring, & Summer – English
    • Ineguality, Poverty and Globalisation – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall & Spring – English
    • Politics of the Developing World – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall & Spring – English
    • Geopolitics and International Relations – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall & Spring – English
    • Understanding the European Economy – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall & Spring – English
    • The Political Economy of European Integration – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall & Spring – English
    • Politics, War and Economics in the Age of Globalization – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall & Spring – English

    Note: Courses can change without notice. Register when there, after placement test.

    Track C: Language, Art & Architecture

    • Lengua Espanola – 90 hrs – 12 credits – Fall & Spring – Spanish
    • Lengua Espanola – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall, Spring, & Summer – Spanish
    • Arte Espanol – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall & Spring – Spanish
    • Spanish Contemporary Art – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall & Spring – English
    • Spanish Art an Cultural Heritage – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall, Spring, & Summer – English
    • Seven Wonders of Spain, Architecture History – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall & Spring – English
    • New Tendencies in Spanish Contemporary Art – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall & Spring – English
    • The Great Art Collections in Spain – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall & Spring – English
    • Urban Interventions, Graffiti & Public Sculpture – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall & Spring – English
    • Digital Photography – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall, Spring, & Summer – English
    • Modernisme; Art Nouveau Architecture Sketched & Explained – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall & Spring – English

    Track D: Language and Mediterranean Studies

    • Lengua Espanola – 90 hrs – 12 credits – Fall & Spring – Spanish
    • Lengua Espanola – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall, Spring, & Summer – Spanish
    • Civilizacion y Cultura Espanolas – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall & Spring – Spanish
    • Mediterranean Politics – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall & Spring – English
    • A Greater Middle East – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall & Spring – English
    • Cultures Without State: the Case of Catalonia – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall & Spring – English
    • An Urban Approach to Spain and Europe – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall & Spring – English
    • Barcelona City Planning and Architecture – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall, Spring, & Summer – English
    • Mediterranean Culture and History – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall & Spring – English
    • Spanish Civilisation and Culture – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall, Spring, & Summer – English
    • Spanish History in the 20th Century – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall & Spring – English
    • The Image of Barcelona in Literature – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Fall & Spring – English

    Note: Courses can change without notice. Register when there, after placement test.

    Course descriptions – ask CSA by email.

    INTERNATIONAL SUMMER TERM
    * Two(2) – 3 week periods: June (late) – August (early)
    1) June (late) – July (mid)
    2) July (mid) – August (early

    * Lengua Espanola – 45 hrs – 6 credits – Spanish
    Placement test given there to determine level

    * Electives Taught in English – 6 ECTS credits per term

    3 Wks: JUNE (late) – JULY(mid) Most courses taught in English:

    • Bioethics
    • Computer Networks
    • Discovering Nanoscience & Nanotechnology
    • Fundamentals of Psychobiology
    • Geography of Global Change
    • Leadership, Negotiation techniques
    • Planet Earth
    • Psychological First Aid
    • Urban Performing Arts (Comedians)
    • Spanish as a Foreign Language (A2 MCER / CEFR)

    3 Wks: JULY (mid) – AUGUST (mid) Most courses taught in English:

    • Behavioral Neuroscience
    • Career Development for the Common Good
    • Critical Thinking
    • European Economic Integration
    • History of Asia
    • How Cities Bounce Back from a Terror Attack
    • Theory and Techniques of Journalism Genres
    • Spanish as a Foreign Language (B1 MCER / CEFR)

    Note: Can attend both sessions if desired.
    Note: Courses can change without notice.

    ACADEMIC CREDIT

    Semester Courses: 6 ECTS credits per course of 45 hrs. 12 credits for 90 hrs.
    5 courses maximum per semester in price (30 ECTS credits)

    Summer Courses: 6 ECTS credits per course. 45 hrs per course.
    18 ECTS credits total for 6 week term

    International Summer Term: 3 week terms (2). 6 ECTS credits per term

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    HOUSING

    Housing is provided in campus residences, on The Sant Pau Campus, or The Eixample Campus.

    Housing is also available by host families and students wishing to share their home with international students.

    All convenient to campus facilities and classes. Subject to availability. Register early !

    All CSA students book their own housing using the web-links provided in your confirmation docs.
    Can also arrange other housing if you prefer.

    • Renting a room in shared flat costs between: $350 – $600 USD per month. Pay there for housing.
    • Expect to spend approx $800 – $1200 USD per month for housing and meals. Varies per person, and type of housing.

    DATES & FEES

    SUMMER: June – August

    * Early registration advised !

    Spanish Language & Electives
    Electives offered in English or Spanish

    6 weeks……June (early) – July (mid)…………18 ECTS credits /135 hrs……….2240 Euros
    2019 Dates: June 3rd – July 16th, 2019
    2020 Dates: June 1st – July 14th, 2020

    International Summer Terms (3 weeks each)
    Most courses taught in English

    3 weeks……Jun (late) – July (mid)………6 ECTS credits / 60 hrs……………….840 Euros
    2019 Dates: June 24th – July 12th, 2019
    2020 Dates: June 22nd – July 10th, 2020

    3 weeks……July (mid) – August (early)……6 ECTS credits / 60 hrs…………….840 Euros
    2019 Dates: July 15th – August 2nd, 2019
    2020 Dates: July 13th – 31st, 2020

    * Can attend both terms if desired (6 wks total)

    Spanish Language & Culture + English Electives
    Courses are offered in English and Spanish

    FALL SEMESTER: September – December………………………………………..3490 Euros
    30 ECTS credits / 5 Courses
    2019 Dates: September 5th – December 12th, 2019.
    2020 Dates: September 3rd – December 10th, 2020

    SPRING SEMESTER: January – April………………………………………………..3490 Euros
    30 ECTS credits / 5 Courses
    2019 Dates: January 7th – April 12th, 2019
    2020 Dates: January 6th – April 10th, 2020
    2021 Dates: January 4th – April 9th, 2021

    ACADEMIC YEAR: September – April…………………………………………………6980 Euros
    60 ECTS credits / 10 Courses
    2019 – 2020: September 5th, 2019 – April 10th, 2020
    2020 – 2021: September 3rd, 2020 – April 9th, 2021

    * Similar dates and prices the following year !

    * Early Registration is advised !

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    REQUIREMENTS

    Minimum age is 18 (17 yrs if in college(univ), or starting same year.

    Medical Insurance: Required. Can buy additional insurance online if not covered by family plan.
    CSA will provide list of USA insurance companies with confirmation docs.

    ARRIVAL

    Check-in 1 – 2 days prior start date (to get settled).

    Easy to get to campus from Airport. Additional info provided with confirmation docs.

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