Spanish Language and Culture in Barcelona
Location: Barcelona, Spain Experience Type: shortTRECs
shortTRECs are offered annually during January, Spring Break, and Summer and are open to Drew students of all majors. Programs range from 2- 8-credits and can be between one and four weeks in length. Each January, the Center for Global Education announces programs to be offered during the following academic year.
About the Program
Barcelona has it all: pristine white-sand beaches, a vibrant arts scene and an irresistible street culture of boutiques, coffee bars, tapas restaurants and discotecas. Live like a local in a cosmopolitan city on the Mediterranean Sea, staying with a host family in a residential barrio and walking or riding the subway to your classes in this university community. Plus: daytrips beyond Barcelona.
How does language acquisition serve as a catalyst for cross-cultural communication and understanding? How can improving your Spanish-language proficiency benefit your experience of a new country and your interactions with people whose backgrounds are different than yours?
Take classes at International House Barcelona, receiving 80-plus hours of language instruction at your proficiency level and earning a diploma recognized in 27 European Union countries. Tour museums and heritage sites; explore markets and neighborhoods; try out Catalan cooking or flamenco dancing. Write about your experiences and complete a research-based project.
Spanish speakers are valued in every employment sector; after all, Spanish is the official language of 20-plus countries and is spoken by 50 million Hispanic Americans. With its emphasis on cross- cultural networks and real-world application of language skills, this program fulfills an immersive experience in your Launch Plan.
- Minimum GPA of 2.0
- Good academic and disciplinary standing
- Open to all majors
- No language requirement
|Sponsor:||Center for Global Education|
|Apply By:||Feb 1, 2021|