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CIEE-Barcelona: Language and Culture


Program Location Barcelona, Spain
Sponsor CIEE
Program Type Co-sponsored
Course # SA 31032
Duration Semester
Upcoming Program Dates
Spring 2023 01/02/23 to 04/19/23
Fall 2022 09/04/22 to 12/19/22
Past Dates
Spring 2022 01/02/22 to 04/10/22

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Overview Purdue Credit
Eligibility Academics
Housing Program Costs
Financial Aid Deadline
Returnee Info Resources


Due to COVID-19, programs may be altered or adapted with little notice

Overview
CIEE-Barcelona: Language and Culture

Barcelona is both a cosmopolitan city and one rooted in ancient tradition, making it the ideal place to soak up Spanish language and culture. Spend the semester immersed in language learning at CIEE’s partner school, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) and taking area studies classes at CIEE Barcelona across a range of academic areas.

For more program information, please visit the program website. This program is sponsored by:CIEE.

Eligibility

The program is open to Purdue students in good standing who have at least reached junior standing by the start of the program. Successful candidates will demonstrate academic success, maturity and a desire to experience another culture.

GPA Requirement: 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
Language Requirement: 0-3 Sem Spanish

Purdue Credit
Direct Credit available from the following: [College of Liberal Arts][Krannert School of Management]

Students interested in completing courses while abroad from Purdue colleges or departments that are not listed above should discuss this with their study abroad advisor before applying to the program.

Academic Program

Students enroll in four classes per semester:

  • One required UPF host institution Spanish language course (6 credits)
  • Two CIEE elective courses or one CIEE elective course and an internship
  • One UPF BaPIS elective course

Excursions

Due to COVID-19, excursions are subject to change.

The program will offer several excursions, which may be day or overnight trips. Please see the CIEE website for more details.

Housing
Study abroad students can choose to live in either Spanish homestays, in a student residencia (residence hall) with other Spanish and international students in individual rooms, or in a shared apartment typically in double or single rooms.

Estimated Program Costs
Students pursuing program participation accept financial responsibility. Purdue will take measures to mitigate financial risks, although will not be liable for loss. 

Students should carefully note what costs need to be paid to Purdue University or to a co-sponsor or agency, and what costs need to be paid at the overseas study location.  This will vary by program.

The Program and Housing Fees include: Tuition, on-site orientation, housing, and excursions. Depending on the housing choice, some meals might be included.

Costs for this program are estimated and subject to change. The cost figures listed below are for: Fall 2022

Costs per semester to be billed by Purdue and Co-sponsor
Program Fee$15,581.00
Study Abroad Fee$914.10
Housing$4,075.00
Insurance$194.00

Approximate additional costs per semester
To be paid by the student.
Round-trip Airfare$1,250.00
Local Transportation$450.00
Visa$160.00
Books and Supplies$150.00
Meals$2,800.00
Miscellaneous Personal Expenses $0.00 -$2,125.00
Travel Documents (passport, photos)$175.00

Financial Aid

Purdue University financial aid may be applied to the costs of studying abroad. Students interested in receiving financial aid should

NOTE:  Recipients of certain tuition remission and scholarship programs should pay careful attention to the regulations for using those benefits for study abroad.  Ask your financial aid advisor about any limitations.

Click here for a list of scholarships and grants available to assist with the costs of studying overseas.

Application Deadlines

For full consideration, students must submit all supporting documents before or by the application deadline.  Popular programs fill quickly, often before the deadline.  To insure a place in a program, apply early.

As soon as a student submits an online application, a My Study Abroad account is created. Applicants should consult this page often to check on the status of the application.

Program Application Deadline
Most Fall Semester Programs Mar 1
Most Spring Semester Programs Sep 15


Returnees Information

Click below to search for Purdue students who have participated in this program and are willing to be contacted.  If you get no results, you can use the search form to find people who studied in the country you are interested in.

Resources

The websites listed below contain information about this program. The accuracy of information at external sites cannot be guaranteed.


For more information on this program, please contact the Study Abroad Office by phone (765) 494-2383 or email studyabroad@purdue.edu.

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