Life in Barcelona, Spain

Where You'll be Studying

Barcelona is the capital and most populous city of Catalonia and the second largest city in Spain. Barcelona is an important cultural center and a major tourist destination and has a rich culture.

Classes will be held at the facilities of Barcelona International House and the Barcelona School for International Studies (SIS). The school is located in the city center, just steps from Placa Urquinaona, 5 minutes from Placa Catalunya, and 5 minutes from the Arc de Triomf.


Students will live with homestay families, with breakfast and dinner included. 


Included in the program students will have:

  • A thorough on-site cross-cultural and health and safety orientation will be provided upon arrival.
  • Full comprehensive medical and accident insurance included.
  • Weekly cultural activities to get to know Barcelona and local life such as: local food and market tours, salsa classes, Spanish and Catalan cooking classes, language exchange with local students and more.

Contact Us

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Cindy Card

Program Coordinator
Phone: 253-833-9111, ext. 2160
Fax: 253-288-3419

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Megan Swanson
Location: IVD 116
Phone: 253-833-9111 ext. 4892

Detailed brochures and applications are available for each program. Information meetings are arranged as needed. Group orientation sessions are scheduled prior to departure.


McIntyre International Village D (IVD) 115


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Study Abroad Preliminary Application

Funding Information

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Scholarships for Study Abroad