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Dates:
05/26/2014 - 06/23/2014
Deadlines:
Extended to: 04/30/2014
Credit:
3 semester / 4.5 quarter hours
Eligibility:
2.75 Overall GPA
Courses:
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*Please see the detailed information available below for an important note about program dates.

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06/23/2014 - 07/21/2014
Deadlines:
Extended to: 05/15/2014
Credit:
3 semester / 4.5 quarter hours
Eligibility:
2.75 Overall GPA
Courses:
See descriptions below

*Please see the detailed information available below for an important note about program dates.

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07/21/2014 - 08/17/2014
Deadlines:
Extended to: 06/15/2014
Credit:
3 semester / 4.5 quarter hours
Eligibility:
2.75 Overall GPA
Courses:
See descriptions below

*Please see the detailed information available below for an important note about program dates.

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Eligibility:
2.75 Overall GPA
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*Please see the detailed information available below for an important note about program dates.

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06/23/2014 - 08/17/2014
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*Please see the detailed information available below for an important note about program dates.

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Program Overview

Whether you’re looking to begin your study of Spanish, you’re an intermediate student ready to take your Spanish proficiency to the next level, or you want to study an aspect of Spanish culture in English or in Spanish, come spend your summer in vibrant Barcelona.

Summer study abroad in Barcelona offers you three sessions from late June to mid-August. The four-week program is designed for students looking to improve their language skills and take content courses in Spanish or English. A selection of challenging courses, homestays, and a variety of cultural activities and excursions provide you with a unique academic and intercultural experience abroad.

Study abroad in Barcelona and you’ll:

  • Improve your Spanish language skills through courses at all levels
  • Live with a Spanish family or in a student residencia
  • Visit sites of natural and cultural importance in and around Barcelona and Catalonia including museums, monuments, and cathedrals
  • Enjoy a local overnight trip as well as an international intercultural weekend
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The CIEE Difference

The CIEE Difference

Intercultural Comparative Experience

Travel with friends to a new city to explore history, art, architecture, culture, and social challenges. Part of every short-term program, our three-day Intercultural Comparative Experiences are an ideal way to highlight cultural differences and sharpen critical thinking skills.

Expand your global perspective. Choose to spend your intercultural weekend in one of these European cities:

  • Berlin, Germany
  • London, England
  • Paris, France

Coursework

You’ll have your choice of Spanish courses or content courses in architecture, politics, history, and art offered in both English and Spanish.

Excursions

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Enjoy cultural excursions to sites of interest such as the Gothic Quarter, Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia, Park Guell, and districts like the Olympic Village and Born. You’ll also take part in one local weekend trip per session to areas of significant historic and cultural importance.

Homestay

Immerse yourself in Spanish culture and improve your language skills by living with a local family. It’s the ideal environment for an authentic, meaningful cultural exchange.

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Dates, Deadlines & Fees

Dates, Deadlines & Fees

We want to make sure you get the most out of your experience when you study abroad with CIEE, which is why we offer the most inclusions in our fees.

The program fee includes:

  • Tuition and housing
  • Pre-departure advising and optional on-site airport meet and greet
  • Full-time program leadership and support
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • CIEE iNext travel card which provides insurance and other travel benefits
Please note, program dates are subject to change. Please contact your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor before purchasing airfare. Click the button to view more detailed information about dates and fees as well as estimated additional costs. Please talk with your University Study Abroad Advisor about additional fees that may be charged by your home institution when participating in a program abroad.
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Summer 2014 Session I (4 wks)
Extended to: 04/30/2014
05/26/2014
06/23/2014
$4,350

Program Date Notes

Program Fees

In addition to the items outlined below, the CIEE program fee includes an optional on-site airport meet and greet, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, field trips, pre-departure advising, and a CIEE iNext travel card which provides insurance and other travel benefits.
Participation Confirmation *
$300
Educational Costs **
$3,048
Housing ***
$900
Insurance
$102

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $340 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** includes two meals per day for homestay students; no meals are included for students staying in the Residencia option

Estimated Additional Costs

Meals not included in program fee *
$750
International Airfare **
$1,300
Local Transportation
$150
Books & Supplies
$100
Personal expenses
$650

The estimated additional costs indicated are intended to assist students and parents in budgeting for those additional living and discretionary expenses not included in the program fee. Actual expenses will vary according to student interests and spending habits.

* amount for meals for Residencia students; students living in homestays are responsible for lunches, estimated at $250

** round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

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Summer 2014 Session II (4 wks)
Extended to: 05/15/2014
06/23/2014
07/21/2014
$4,350

Program Date Notes

Program Fees

In addition to the items outlined below, the CIEE program fee includes an optional on-site airport meet and greet, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, field trips, pre-departure advising, and a CIEE iNext travel card which provides insurance and other travel benefits.
Participation Confirmation *
$300
Educational Costs **
$3,048
Housing ***
$900
Insurance
$102

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $340 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** includes two meals per day for homestay students; no meals are included for students staying in the Residencia option

Estimated Additional Costs

Meals not included in program fee *
$750
International Airfare **
$1,300
Local Transportation
$150
Books & Supplies
$100
Personal expenses
$650

The estimated additional costs indicated are intended to assist students and parents in budgeting for those additional living and discretionary expenses not included in the program fee. Actual expenses will vary according to student interests and spending habits.

* amount for meals for Residencia students; students living in homestays are responsible for lunches, estimated at $250

** round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

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Summer 2014 Session III (4 wks)
Extended to: 06/15/2014
07/21/2014
08/17/2014
$4,350

Program Date Notes

Program Fees

In addition to the items outlined below, the CIEE program fee includes an optional on-site airport meet and greet, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, field trips, pre-departure advising, and a CIEE iNext travel card which provides insurance and other travel benefits.
Participation Confirmation *
$300
Educational Costs **
$3,048
Housing ***
$900
Insurance
$102

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $340 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** includes two meals per day for homestay students; no meals are included for students staying in the Residencia option

Estimated Additional Costs

Meals not included in program fee *
$750
International Airfare **
$1,300
Local Transportation
$150
Books & Supplies
$100
Personal expenses
$650

The estimated additional costs indicated are intended to assist students and parents in budgeting for those additional living and discretionary expenses not included in the program fee. Actual expenses will vary according to student interests and spending habits.

* amount for meals for Residencia students; students living in homestays are responsible for lunches, estimated at $250

** round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

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Summer 2014 Session I, II (8 wks)
Extended to: 04/30/2014
05/26/2014
07/21/2014
$7,830

Program Date Notes

Program Fees

In addition to the items outlined below, the CIEE program fee includes an optional on-site airport meet and greet, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, field trips, pre-departure advising, and a CIEE iNext travel card which provides insurance and other travel benefits.
Participation Confirmation *
$300
Educational Costs **
$5,628
Housing ***
$1,800
Insurance
$102

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $340 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** includes two meals per day for homestay students; no meals are included for students staying in the Residencia option

Estimated Additional Costs

Meals not included in program fee *
$1,500
International Airfare **
$1,300
Local Transportation
$300
Books & Supplies
$200
Personal expenses
$1,300

The estimated additional costs indicated are intended to assist students and parents in budgeting for those additional living and discretionary expenses not included in the program fee. Actual expenses will vary according to student interests and spending habits.

* amount for meals for Residencia students; students living in homestays are responsible for lunches, estimated at $250 per session

** round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

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Summer 2014 Session II, III (8 wks)
Extended to: 05/15/2014
06/23/2014
08/17/2014
$7,830

Program Date Notes

Program Fees

In addition to the items outlined below, the CIEE program fee includes an optional on-site airport meet and greet, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, field trips, pre-departure advising, and a CIEE iNext travel card which provides insurance and other travel benefits.
Participation Confirmation *
$300
Educational Costs **
$5,628
Housing ***
$1,800
Insurance
$102

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $340 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** includes two meals per day for homestay students; no meals are included for students staying in the Residencia option

Estimated Additional Costs

Meals not included in program fee *
$1,500
International Airfare **
$1,300
Local Transportation
$300
Books & Supplies
$200
Personal expenses
$1,300

The estimated additional costs indicated are intended to assist students and parents in budgeting for those additional living and discretionary expenses not included in the program fee. Actual expenses will vary according to student interests and spending habits.

* amount for meals for Residencia students; students living in homestays are responsible for lunches, estimated at $250 per session

** round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

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Summer 2014 Session I, II, III (12 wks)
Extended to: 04/30/2014
05/26/2014
08/17/2014
$11,310

Program Date Notes

Program Fees

In addition to the items outlined below, the CIEE program fee includes an optional on-site airport meet and greet, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, field trips, pre-departure advising, and a CIEE iNext travel card which provides insurance and other travel benefits.
Participation Confirmation *
$300
Educational Costs **
$8,208
Housing ***
$2,700
Insurance
$102

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $340 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** includes two meals per day for homestay students; no meals are included for students staying in the Residencia option

Estimated Additional Costs

Meals not included in program fee *
$2,250
International Airfare **
$1,300
Local Transportation
$450
Books & Supplies
$300
Personal expenses
$1,950

The estimated additional costs indicated are intended to assist students and parents in budgeting for those additional living and discretionary expenses not included in the program fee. Actual expenses will vary according to student interests and spending habits.

* amount for meals for Residencia students; students living in homestays are responsible for lunches, estimated at $250 per session

** round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

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Eligibility
2.75 Overall GPA

Eligibility

  • Overall GPA 2.75
  • For CIEE content courses taught in Spanish, 4 semesters of college-level Spanish or equivalent
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Recommended Credit

Recommended Credit

Modular program: Recommended credit is 3 semester/4.5 quarter hours per session.

Contact hours for all courses are 45 and recommended credit is 3 semester/4.5 quarter hours, unless otherwise indicated.

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Program Requirements

Program Requirements

Students take one course per session.

Participants are placed in appropriate language courses, or courses taught in Spanish based on a pre-departure language examination. Students with four or more semesters of Spanish language may choose to take their content course in Spanish.

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About the City

About The City

Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia, a region in northeastern Spain with its own distinctive history, culture, and language. Set between mountains and the Mediterranean sea, the city's population is 1.6 million, with a total of 4.5 million in the greater metropolitan area. Walking though the city, one can observe 2,000 years of architectural history—Roman remains, the network of narrow streets in the Old Town, the 19th century Eixample district with its original examples of Modernista architecture—contrasting with the ultramodern showpieces that continue to redesign its skyline.

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Meet The Staff

Meet The Staff

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Marilena De Chiara

Marilena De Chiara, supervises and administers the Language and Culture Program and the summer Language and Culture program. The Resident Director also assists students with academic, administrative and day-to-day matters. Marilena, a native of Naples (Italy), holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from Universidad Pompeu Fabra and a M.A. in Literary Criticism. As part of her doctoral studies, she spent a year and a half at Yale University. Her research interests are focused on Performance Studies and the role of Cultural Icons in the representation of creative cities like Barcelona. She is also trained in Translation Studies in Spanish Language.

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You are about to depart for one of Europe’s most beautiful, dynamic, and cosmopolitan cities. Barcelona is not only a seaside city near spectacular mountains, but it is also a city of artists, architects, and designers. From the audacious heights of Antoni Gaudí’s Sagrada Família church to Salvador Dalí’s surrealist fancies, the city has played host to many artistic movements.

No matter what side of the Catalan character fits your personality best, be prepared for a challenging academic program that will bring many rewards in the future., Barcelona will be the highlight of your undergraduate career.

— Marilena De Chiara, Resident Director

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Where You'll Study

Where You'll Study

The CIEE Study Center in Barcelona, Spain, is located in two adjoining historic buildings on Passatge Permanyer, near Passeig de Gràcia and Plaza Catalunya, Barcelona’s main square. This historic passageway provides a quiet haven in the city center and houses CIEE classrooms, a computer lab, and student lounges.

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Housing & Meals

Housing & Meals

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Study abroad students can choose to live in either Spanish homestays (there is an option to live in a homestay along with another CIEE student) or in a student residencia (residence hall) with other Spanish and international students. These are located in urban settings throughout the city. Students living in a homestay will have breakfast and dinner provided at home, while lunch is at the students’ expense. Kitchen space is allotted to students should they wish to make lunch to bring to campus. Many students choose to eat at one of the university-run cafeterias. Students in homestays will have their laundry done for them once a week. Meals and laundry are not included in the student residencia option, but students share fully equipped kitchens where they can prepare their own meals, and laundry facilities are available. All homestays and residencias are located in the city of Barcelona and within 30 minutes, by public transportation, of the CIEE Study Center and host institutions.

As space in the residencias is limited, students who request to live there but cannot be assigned a place are accommodated through a homestay placement. In the event that there are more requests to live in a residencia than the total available spaces, students with more advanced Spanish take priority over those with less Spanish. Proficiency level is based on students’ CIEE Spanish course pre-registration and academic background in Spanish, as reflected on the transcript. Students who are not assigned the housing option of their choice are notified by the resident staff prior to arriving in Barcelona.

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Orientations

Orientations

A three-day orientation session conducted at the beginning of the program introduces you to the country, culture, and the academic program, as well as provides practical information on living in Spain and Barcelona in particular. Themes such as health and safety, banking, cultural adaptation, and an introduction to Catalonia are covered. Orientation also includes structured cultural activities, guided tours, and time with your Guardian Angel, a local student guide. Ongoing support is provided by center staff on an individual and group basis throughout the program.

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Internet

Internet

You are encouraged to bring a wireless-enabled laptop. You'll have wireless Internet access at your homestay or student residencis. In addition, you'll be able to use theWiFi and computer room at the CIEE Study Center.

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Culture

Culture

The academic program is supplemented with excursions, guided tours, and cultural activities. These activities include city tours to the Gothic Quarter and other emblematic sites such as Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia and Park Guell; a tour of Modernist architecture in Barcelona; or districts like the Olympic Village and Born.

In addition, there is one local and one international weekend trip per session. The local trip will complement the Barcelona experience by exploring other areas of significant historic and cultural importance. Options for the local weekend trip include: the North of Catalunya: Girona and Costa Brava or the South of Catalunya: Tarragona and Costa Dorada. For the international trip, see the Intercultural Comparative Experience.

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Guardian Angels

Guardian Angels are local university students who help CIEE study abroad students settle into their life in Spain through small group activities including cooking classes and tours of the city, and participate in field trips and other events. Guardian Angels are there to help you make local friends, introduce you to the city’s culture, and generally help you adapt to life in Barcelona. The Guardian Angels Program is a unique feature of the CIEE Study Center in Barcelona.

Catalan

Castilian Spanish and Catalan are both official languages in Barcelona and the region. Catalan is regularly used in all aspects of life, but is not imposed on non-Catalan speakers. Taxi drivers, shopkeepers, service representatives, professors, and homestay families all speak clear Castilian whenever a Spanish speaker is present. While it is not necessary to speak Catalan to survive in Barcelona, you will find that learning a few words can be an enjoyable experience and open doors to making friends.

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Academics

Academics

Academic Culture

CIEE language classes are small, with no more than 12 students per class. The class model is specially designed for language teaching, providing a structure for a communicative methodology that allows small groups to work well together. The size of the CIEE content classes varies, but typically there are no more than 20 students students. All classes meet Monday through Friday.

Nature of Classes

All courses are for CIEE study abroad students only.

Language Environment

As students gain proficiency in Spanish, resident staff encourage them to use their language skills in everyday settings. They are encouraged to meet with local students through CIEE language exchanges, spend time communicating with their host family, and to interact with people they meet. The more students participate, the greater their development of Spanish language proficiency and understanding of Spanish society.

Grading System

Students are graded on the basis of class participation, in-class activities, homework assignments, examinations, papers, and oral presentations, similar to standards in the U.S. Grades are given on a 10-point scale.

Language of Instruction

English
Spanish

Faculty

All CIEE courses are taught by faculty from local universities. Language courses are taught by experienced professors who specialize in teaching Spanish as a second language.

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Course Description

All Courses

Note: This course listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract between CIEE and any applicant, student, institution, or other party. The courses, as described, may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curricular revisions, assignment of lecturers and teaching staff, and program development. Courses may be cancelled due to insufficient enrollment.

CIEE Study Center Syllabi

To view the most recent syllabi for courses taught by CIEE at our Study Centers, visit our syllabi site.

CIEE Spanish Language Courses

Offered in Session I, Session II, Session III.

SPAN 1010 BARU

Beginning Spanish
This course is designed for students with up to one semester of college-level Spanish. This beginning language course aims to bring students to communicative competency in the Spanish language and to facilitate their immersion in Spanish life.

SPAN 2010 BARU

Intermediate Spanish
This course is designed for students with two-to-three semesters of college-level Spanish. The primary objective of this intermediate course is to allow students to achieve the maximum communicative competency in the Spanish language and to facilitate their immersion in Spanish life.

SPAN 3010 BARU

Advanced Spanish
This course is designed for students with at least four semesters of college-level Spanish. This advanced language course is designed to provide students an opportunity for expanding their knowledge and command of the Spanish language in all areas including reading, writing, listening comprehension, and oral communication.

Session I

HISP 3003 BABC

Spain Today: Politics and Society
This course is taught in English.
This course focuses on the transition years from 1975 until the present. Spain’s return to democracy and its implications are analyzed in detail. Topics such as the 1978 constitutional system, the creation of a decentralized political system, and an analysis of the different political parties are covered. The course also addresses important sociological aspects, such as the dramatic change undergone by the traditional Spanish family in this period, and the role of the mass media in Spanish society.

AHIS 3002 BARU

Catalonia and Spain Through the Arts
This course is taught in English.
This course focuses on Catalan and Spanish culture within the context of art history. Students learn about fundamental issues of the history and character of Spain and Catalonia, such as the Spanish Civil War and the Catalan independence movement, through the eyes of privileged witnesses, including Velázquez, Goya, Gaudí, Picasso, Dalí, and Miró. Content-related excursions in the city complement classroom work.

HIST 3001 BARU

Past and Present in Barcelona
This course is taught in Spanish.
Barcelona is an attractive European and Mediterranean city known for its rich history, art heritage, and welcoming attitude towards visitors. This course takes an interdisciplinary approach to the history of Barcelona. Students learn the history of the city from its foundation through the present day, with a special emphasis on contemporary issues. The image that Barcelona has projected to the world in terms of art, history, and urban planning provides the structure for its content. Urban development of Barcelona is analyzed using historical maps, videos, and documentaries.

Session II

AHIS 3002 BARU

Catalonia and Spain Through the Arts
This course is taught in Spanish.
This course focuses on Catalan and Spanish culture within the context of art history. Students learn about fundamental issues of the history and character of Spain and Catalonia, such as the Spanish Civil War and the Catalan independence movement, through the eyes of privileged witnesses, including Velázquez, Goya, Gaudí, Picasso, Dalí, and Miró. Content-related excursions in the city complement classroom work.

HISP 3004 BARU
Urban Culture in Contemporary Barcelona

This course is taught in English.
Barcelona is well know as a prototype for the creative city, where different forms of urban culture are constantly growing up, reinventing the city itself. Contemporary arts, alternative literature, and music styles are redefining the urban landscape of Barcelona in the 21st century, blending together local and international references. This course aims to explore and analyze the urban culture of contemporary Barcelona in the context of the global urban movement. Graffiti artists, skateboarders, multifunctional art-galleries, electronic and techno music festivals, video artists, and comic books writers are just some of the aspects discussed in class. A series of field-trips will allow the students to create a topography of the new Barcelona, exploring the districts and locations where these contemporary cultural forms are taking place.

AHIS 3003 BARU

Architecture, Art, and Design in Contemporary Barcelona
The city of Barcelona is known as a city of art and architecture, and this reputation is partly due to the work of designers like A. Gaudí and the fact that the city is inextricably linked to the training of painter Pablo Picasso. More recently, painters, architects, and other artists and designers have had a very prominent role in a much-needed urban regeneration process. This class examines the role of disciplines such as urban planning, architecture, public art, graphic design, and industrial design in shaping the image of contemporary Barcelona.

Session III

AHIS 3002 BARU

Catalonia and Spain Through the Arts
This course is taught in Spanish.
This course focuses on Catalan and Spanish culture within the context of art history. Students learn about fundamental issues of the history and character of Spain and Catalonia, such as the Spanish Civil War and the Catalan independence movement, through the eyes of privileged witnesses, including Velázquez, Goya, Gaudí, Picasso, Dalí, and Miró. Content-related excursions in the city complement classroom work.

AHIS 3002 BARU

Catalonia and Spain Through the Arts
This course is taught in English.
This course focuses on Catalan and Spanish culture within the context of art history. Students learn about fundamental issues of the history and character of Spain and Catalonia, such as the Spanish Civil War and the Catalan independence movement, through the eyes of privileged witnesses, including Velázquez, Goya, Gaudí, Picasso, Dalí, and Miró. Content-related excursions in the city complement classroom work.

HIST 3001 BARU

Past and Present in Barcelona
This course is taught in English.
Barcelona is an attractive European and Mediterranean city known for its rich history, art heritage, and welcoming attitude towards visitors. This course takes an interdisciplinary approach to the history of Barcelona. Students learn the history of the city from its foundation through the present day, with a special emphasis on contemporary issues. The image that Barcelona has projected to the world in terms of art, history, and urban planning provides the structure for its content. Urban development of Barcelona is analyzed using historical maps, videos, and documentaries.

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