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UT | GO BARCELONA

 

PROGRAM CANCELLED FOR 2020. PLEASE CHECK BACK IN FALL FOR 2021 AVAILABILITY.

The UT|GO Barcelona summer program provides an excellent opportunity for students to complete required components of the UT Business Minor or Business Foundations Certificate and improve their Spanish by living with local families and taking classes in the following area studies: International Business, Political Science, Economics, Spanish, Hispanic Studies, and Audiovisual Communication at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), a well-respected university. Along with academically engaging curriculum taught primarily in English, students live in and experience a vibrant, modern, and truly international city, which is an ideal forum for discussing current global issues particularly focusing on Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain and Europe.

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Area(s) of Study

  • Communication
  • European Studies
  • International Business
  • Spanish
  • Economics
  • Government
  • International Relations And Gl
  • Visual Art Studies

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Academic Information

Students will take 6 credits (2 courses), by enrolling in IB 320F AND 1 Spanish language course OR 1 area studies course. Students can only select from the 4 week/6 ECTS course options. Courses are held at UPF Ciutadella and Communication campuses. All courses are transfer credit, and sent to UT upon successful completion of the program.

Faculty

Courses are taught by engaged, highly rated Professors and lecturers from Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF).

Language(s) of Instruction

English and Spanish

Eligibility

  • Meeting minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance
  • 3.0 GPA required 2.75-2.99 GPA may be considered - contact coordinator
  • No Spanish required if taking courses taught in English
  • 2-3 semesters of Spanish, if taking course taught in Spanish
  • See program coordinator for additional requirements.

Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - No
  • Internship - No

Housing

Students live with homestay families (1-2 students per family) throughout the city. Breakfast and dinner provided Sundays - Thursdays. Students are required to live in program housing. *NOTE - there is a $150 refundable security deposit that students must pay to our affiliate provider.

Open To

Students from all colleges and schools

Program Cost

2020 Program Fee $5950. Program fee includes housing, breakfast & dinner Sunday-Thursday, local transit pass, administrative/instructional costs, and on-site orientation. Students are required to make a $650 deposit and sign a financial responsibility policy.

Program Dates:

- Summer Whole
  • June 14, 2020 to July 25, 2020
  • Final Deadline: February 1, 2020

Application Code

290095

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Next Step

Applications for 2020 are now closed. For questions regarding the program or more information, contact program coordinator Anna Claire Eddington at annaclaire.eddington@austin.utexas.edu

Program information above is subject to change