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  • Locations: Barcelona, Spain
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year U of A Application Deadline U of A Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2024 11/01/2023
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Rolling Admission 01/07/2024 03/22/2024
Fall 2024 04/01/2024 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2024-2025 04/01/2024 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2025 11/01/2024 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** If you are applying for an external program, please note the U of A application deadline listed may be different than the external program provider's application deadline.

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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Advisor: Bumpers College: Madison Barnes, College of Architecture & Design: Brian Poepsel, College of Education & Health Professions: Madison Barnes, College of Engineering: Madison Barnes, Fulbright College: Katie Sabo, Walton College: Kat Stoddard Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 3.0
Credit Hours Available: Between 12-18 Credit Hours Area of Study: Architecture, Art, Biology, Business (Accounting), Business (Economics), Business (Finance), Business (General), Business (International), Business (Management), Business (Mktg & Logistics), Communication, Community Health Promotion, Computer Science, Engineering, English, European Studies, Graphic Design, Health Science, History, Humanities, International Relations, Journalism, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Religious Studies, Sociology, Spanish
Program Duration: Academic Year, Semester, Varies Credit Type: Transfer Credit
Language of Instruction: English, Spanish Open to non-U of A students?: No
Click here for a definition of this term Automatic Discounts: $200/summer, $400/semester Housing Options: Apartment, Dorm, Homestay
COVID-19 Vaccination: Vendor strongly recommends (AIFS/GE); https://studyabroad.uark.edu/pandemic-studyabroad/
Program Description:
 

Spain: Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona

Spend a semester or academic year in the Catalan seaside city of Barcelona, Spain, with AIFS! Study a variety of academic program options at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), a prestigious and modern university. Centrally located in the city, the multicultural campus uses three languages – Catalan, Spanish and English – in all spheres of university life. Interested Spring semester students will have the opportunity to participate in the ESCI-UPF International Business Program.

 Semester/Term Eligibility Requirements Rec. Semester Credits
 Fall, Spring or
Academic Year
 Open to Junior, Senior Minimum of 3.0 GPA  From 12 to 15


EXPLORE THIS PROGRAM APPLY WITH AIFS

Where You'll Study

The Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) is the highest ranked university in Spain and the 15th in Europe. It is committed to offering an outstanding teaching model based on comprehensive education and student-centered learning and to sustaining a multicultural, multilingual campus with three languages – Catalan, Spanish and English – used in all spheres of university life. The university model is based on a policy of being an institution that is open to the world, incorporating prominent national and international researchers.

What Makes AIFS Abroad different?

Career Readiness

Professional development is at the foundation of our preparation for participants' time abroad. We utilize the CliftonStrengths assessment as a tool to help all participants understand themselves better, provide a vocabulary around their natural talents, and deepen the impact of their experience abroad.

Access, Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity (AIDE)

As an organization we are committed to ensuring all identities are able to thrive in an inclusive global educational environment. Everyone has a complex identity, and the different aspects of your identity are important when deciding on a program and location. Review our Social Identity Pages to assist you when selecting a program that best fits your interests and needs.
AIDE General Social Identity Resources

Sustainability

We are the first education abroad provider to sign on with the
Climate Action Network for International Educators (CANIE.)
Focused on making education abroad carbon neutral we include
carbon offsets for all participant's return flights, environmental
education connecting students on the ground to environmental
projects, and making our own business practices more
sustainable.

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WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Tuition
  • Pre-departure advising
  • Housing
  • Onsite Resident Director
  • Cultural & Social
    Activities
  • Excursions & day trips
    24/7 Emergency
    Support
  • Comprehensive
    insurance
  • Carbon offsets
  • and more

EXCURSIONS COULD INCLUDE

  • The Pyranees (Fall)
  • Tarragona and Southern Catalonia (Spring)
  • Girona
  • and more.

ADDITIONAL OPTIONS & OPPORTUNITIES

  • Group flight package
  • Airport transfer
  • Additional excursions

SCHOLARSHIPS & GRANTS

AIFS funding, combined with other sources of financial support students can access, will help make international education goals attainable. Find out more about what we have to offer.

Learn more about funding