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  • Locations: Barcelona, Spain
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CAPA the Global Education Network 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UMass/IPO Application Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2020-2021 03/15/2020 ** Varies TBA TBA
Fall 2020 03/15/2020 ** Varies TBA TBA
Summer 2020 04/01/2020 ** Varies 05/31/2020 07/11/2020

** Indicates rolling admissions.

If you are applying to a partner program, you must check their website for ACTUAL APPLICATION DEADLINES. The posted deadline above indicates when your UMass Abroad application materials are due and the program’s deadline may be sooner.
Program Description:


CAPA BARCELONA PROGRAM

Explore a Global City!

With the CAPA Barcelona program at Institute for American Universities (IAU), you'll be part of an exciting cultural environment and soak in all that the city has to offer! You'll get outside the classroom and learn as you explore the art, history and culture of this eclectic city. Whether you're interested in the art scene, the food scene or simply learning how to live like a local, Barcelona has a little something for everyone! The city offers you endless opportunities to live it and be more than a tourist.

The CAPA Barcelona Program Fee includes:

  • 12 to 18 academic credits for the semester, 6 to 9 in the summer
  • Optional 3 to 6 credit-hour internships in a variety of fields (both English and Spanish placements are available)
  • Classes at Institute for American Universities (IAU) located in the center of Barcelona
  • Shared apartment housing (homestay with daily breakfast and dinner available for a supplemental fee)
  • A local transit pass for the length of the program
  • Full-day excursion to Girona, Figueres and Dali museum
  • Full-day excursion to Montserrat (semesters only)
  • Social events including an arrival reception, mid-term dinner (semesters only), and a farewell ceremony
  • My Global City Barcelona, CAPA’s unique learning immersion program
  • Medical, travel, and accident insurance
  • CAPA Barcelona student services and support, including 24-hour emergency on-call support
Over 50,000 students have studied abroad with CAPA!
  • 40 years experience in study abroad education
  • Personalized, experiential and academic programs that genuinely involve each student with the location, people and culture of their host city
  • Affordable, fully accredited, semester and summer programs and internships
  • Need-based and access scholarships
Learn more about us here or call us at 1.800.793.0334


UMass Students receive an automatic scholarship of $1,000 for Spring 2020 when they apply on CAPA's page using the UMass application link.