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  • Locations: Barcelona, Spain
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: UNCW applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2021 04/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2021 04/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English, Spanish Program Type: Study Abroad
Provider: UNCW IN Field of Study: Art, Biology, Design, International Business, Spanish
Minimum GPA: 2.75 Class Standing: Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Advisor: Luis Santiago
Program Description:
Program Description | Eligibility | Academic Details | Housing
Program Dates | Financial Details | More Information

Program Description

The University
UNCW in Barcelona program, students  will study at either Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) or Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (UAB) based on your course of study.

The Surrounding Area
Dating back over 2,000 years, Barcelona is one of the world's oldest cities and is a rich historical center. Students will have the chance to explore a myriad of cultures from the Gothic Quarter and the Picasso Museum to world class beaches. Trek up to the Magical Montjuiic and see why Barcelona was the first city to win the RIBA Gold Medal for its world famous architecture. From trying fresh, local seafood to exploring the Enchanting El Raval, Barcelona will introduce you to an infinite amount of new experiences.

Student Life
The UNCW in Barcelona program offers its cosmopolitan lifestyle, with many activities ranging from culture to cafes to sports and delicious food in Barcelona’s famed restaurants.


  • Degree-seeking student
  • At least Sophomore standing at time of participation
  • Good judicial standing
  • 3.0 (UPF) l 2.75 (UAB) GPA at the time of application

Academic Details

Courses include International Business, Political Science, Art and Design, Biology,and more! At the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (UAB), you can take classes in art and design while drawing inspiration from the amazing sights in Barcelona. Or you can immerse yourself in the Spanish language at Universitat Pompeo Fabra (UPF) while taking classes in international business or a variety of the humanities,the choices are endless!


Students in Barcelona will live in a Homestay. This allows you to actually live with a local family, to sit with them at dinner, to speak Spanish regularly outside the classroom setting and truly learn what it feels like to be a member of the community.

Program Dates

Summer Semester Dates
3 weeks in May or 4 weeks in June-July

Fall Semester Dates
September- December

Spring Semester Dates
January- April

Financial Details

Estimated Semester Program Fee: UPF $13,200 l UAB $13,900

Estimated Summer Program Fee: UPF $4,900 l UAB $3,200


  • Housing with host family
  • All meals
  • All program-related excursions
  • Opportunties for volunteer work
  • Full access to university facilities

Additional Costs:
(not included in program fee)

  • International Airfare
  • Passport and Visa

Financial Aid and Scholarships
Federal and state financial aid may be applied towards this program. Even if you are normally ineligible for financial aid, you should submit a financial aid application (FAFSA). You may find that you are eligible for additional funding. 

UNCW students may also apply for a UNCW Education Abroad Grant and additional study abroad scholarships. Grant applications and additional information are available at

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