CEPA Foundation & UAB: Summer Study Program in Barcelona

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CEPA Foundation offers a summer study abroad program at the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona designed for students who want to learn more about Spanish culture through English speaking courses while also practicing their Spanish speaking skills in and out of the classroom. An online placement test will determine the students course level and will be administered on the first day of the program. There are nine different levels to accommodate all learners. There are many electives to choose from, all taught in English, to ensure all student interests are met. Barcelona is one of the most vibrant and open-minded cities in Spain, offering artistic history among modern living.


1. Summer program includes 45 hours of lessons focused on grammar, conversation, writing, listening, and reading comprehension

2. Students given a public transportation pass to be used in Barcelona

3. English speaking elective courses available in different subjects including marketing, business, and Spanish art and culture

4. Students provided with a cell phone (minutes not included)

5. Lodging is included in the program cost in shared student apartments in the center of Barcelona




Summer (7 weeks): end of May - mid July

Degree Level

Bachelors Degree (Undergraduate)

Subject Areas

  • Culture
  • Education
  • International Business
  • Marketing, Ad., & Pr
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:


Program Fees Include:

- CEPA On-Site Program Director
- Airport pick-up
- Welcome dinner
- Public transportation pass
- Use of a cell phone (minutes not included)
- Housing at shared student apartments
- Tuition = 12 ECTS credits
- Registration and enrollment fees
- Welcome package, placement test and all course materials
- Internet access on campus
- Student ID card
- Use of private study facilities and email
- Progress tests, final exam, and transcripts

Experience Required


    Must be at least 18 years old. A minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale). In good academic standing on home campus. And, Must be enrolled at a university in home country before, during and after the study abroad program.

This Program is open to

American, Asian, Australian and Canadian Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Apartment/Flat

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups of 25

Application Process Involves

  • Resume
  • Transcript
  • Written Application