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CISaustralia Barcelona Short-term Study Abroad
Barcelona, Spain (Outgoing Program)
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Program Terms: Summer (Dec - Feb)
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Program Type:
Non-Exchange Short-Term
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Short-term Type:
Coursework, Cultural Experiences
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Short-term Duration:
2-3 weeks
Program Description:
Program Description:


January in Barcelona

Location: Barcelona, Spain
Program dates: January 2 2018 – January 20 2018
Application deadline: October 27 2017
Duration: 3 weeks

Host: School for International Studies (SIS)
Provider: CIS Australia

CIS Australia Jan in Barcelona
Program Description
Spending a few weeks of your summer holidays in Barcelona can be your reality. Breathe in the fresh Mediterranean air while you soak up the Spanish language and the distinctive Barcelona culture. Students also have the opportunity to study a unique international business course, Management Across Borders, or Contemporary Spanish Society.

In a short time you can expect to gain or improve your Spanish language skills – there is nothing like hearing, reading and speaking a new language every day. You can potentially earn the equivalent of 6 credit points towards your degree in Contemporary Spanish Society, taught in English by Barcelona School for International Studies (SIS). The Management Across Borders course also allows students the opportunity to gain academic credit for one business/management/HR related course, taught in English. 
Choose from one of the following subjects to help you get ahead academically while enjoying an engaging experience in vibrant Barcelona.

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Academic Information

Language: Classes are instructed in English.
Relevant subject areas: Social Sciences, Business (Spanish language classes available subject to demand)
Academic credits: 10 credit points
General conversion:

Courses available
- Contemporary Spanish Society: From Dictatorship to Democracy
- Management Across Borders

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Useful Information 

Local Overview
Barcelona is seaside city that is famous for its art and architecture, world-class dining – it’s here that molecular gastronomy took off – and its’ all night, seaside party scene. You can stroll the historic streets and botanic gardens, eat amazing tapas, enjoy a variety of sports on the Mediterranean and visit the numerous museums and galleries showcasing local masters such as Picasso, Miró and Dalí. 
CIS Australia organise accommodation is fully furnished shared apartments in central Barcelona. Accommodation is close to public transport links, cafes, restaurants and bars and just a 25 minute commute to campus. You'll have a bedroom shared with one other student, and the apartments will have 3-6 students in total wwith communal living room bathroom and well-equipped kitchen. Bed linens and towels are provided.

Host institution
SIS is in the L'Eixample district of Barcelona between the old city (Ciutat Vella) and what were once surrounding small towns, constructed in the 19th and early 20th centuries. It is an ideal location – just a short walk to Plaza Cataluña, one of the city's main plazas, and about a 5-10 minute metro ride to Plaza España.


Program Fee: A$5,299
Program fee includes: 
- Cultural and recreational trips and activities in Barcelona
- One guided weekend excursion outside of Barcelona
- Tuition fees (one course only)
- Accommodation (apartment or local homestay)
- Breakfast and dinner daily are included with homestay accommodation
- Medical and accident insurance
- On the ground CISaustralia support services for the duration of your program
- Academic advising
- Financial advice
- Assistance with travel arrangements
- Pre-departure orientation
- Airport pick up on designated arrival day
- Jacksonville University official transcript*
Other costs: Airfare, travel insurance, additional meals and personal expenses.
OS-HELP loans may be available to eligible students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place, where the program is approved for credit prior to departure. Application required. 

How to Apply

Application instructions for Dec-Feb 2018/2019 programs will be provided later this year. Applications are currently open for Jun-Aug 2018 programs!

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