Barcelona: History & Culture
CIEE Custom Program
Students from all majors immerse themselves in a cultural feast and discover history’s role in Barcelona’s unique character.
EXPLORE BARCELONA’S MEDIEVAL PAST
Barcelona’s dynamic personality, pleasant climate, and fascinating history fastens it ideal for interdisciplinary study. Set between the mountains and the Mediterranean Sea, the city reveals its 2,000 years of history at every turn. Students begin their time abroad with an intensive guided tour of “Barcelona Gotica” to uncover the city’s medieval past.
DISCOVER THE LINK BETWEEN CULTURE AND THE ARTS
Students visit the Museu de las Cultural del Mon and La Sagrada Familia to learn how culture has shaped this present-day city. Workshops on music, dance, and ceramics as well as food tastings in Barcelona markets give students firsthand knowledge of daily life.
WITNESS THE EFFECT OF NATIONALISM ON DIFFERENT CULTURES
An overnight excursion to Basque country provides a comparative perspective to Barcelona’s Catalan nationalism and a glimpse into both cultures’ struggle against repression.
This is an example program. All CIEE Faculty-Led & Custom Programs can be customized to meet your academic goals and financial requirements.