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Summer 2017 Term I and II
Summer 2017
The Barcelona International College summer program offers students from around the world the opportunity to become members of our student body, earn college credits for courses taught in English
 

Summer 2017 Term I and II

Barcelona International College ( BIC )

 

Summer Abroad at Barcelona International College

SUMMER ABROAD DATES & TUITION:

 

Summer Abroad Term 1

Summer Abroad Term 2

Dates

May 30 - June 30th

July 1 - July 30th

Tuition

$4,695

$4,695

 

If you are thinking about participating in our exciting Summer Abroad program at Barcelona International College, you can choose between two one-month terms, or combine them and stay for the whole summer! The Barcelona International College summer program offers students from around the world the opportunity to become members of our student body, earn college credits for courses taught in English, participate in all sorts of activities and excursions and, last but certainly not least, improve their Spanish by leaps and bounds with our Intensive Spanish Language Courses. Plus, you get to spend the summer in a city right on the Mediterranean!

As a Summer Abroad students you will likely take 6 credits' worth of courses organized in one of the following manners:

OPTION A

OPTION B

OPTION C

TOTAL CREDITS

1 Spanish language course 
(3 credits)
+
1 elective in English 
(3 credits)

2 electives in English 
(3 credits each)

1 Intensive Spanish language course
(6 credits)

6 credits

 

All courses, whether electives or language intensives, are taught by highly experienced local and international professors holding PhDs in their fields of expertise or Masters Degrees in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language. They are experts in their respective fields and serve as excellent sources of information for our international students.

Our Intensive Spanish Course is available at several levels, ranging from Beginner (A1) to Proficient (C2). They use a communicative approach and employ a wide range of materials and techniques while covering all of the essentials: grammar and vocabulary, reading and writing, speaking and listening, etc. These courses are taught in Spanish. Our electives, however, are mostly taught in English and cover a range of topics, including Culture, International Business, History, Art and more.

SUMMER ABROAD ORIENTATION:

When you arrive in Barcelona for your summer abroad at BIC, you will first enjoy a comprehensive, two-day orientation that covers a variety of helpful, useful and interesting topics, such as:

·         Introduction to the city, complete with advice and walking tours

·         How to use Barcelona's public transportation (metro, buses, etc.)

·         Health and safety

·         Key cultural information

·         Tips on how to stay within your budget

·         Travel advice for when you are traveling on your own

·         Academic advising

·         etc.

SUMMER ABROAD COURSE OPTIONS:

Intensive Spanish:

Electives:

           A1: Beginner Spanish

·         A2: Elementary Spanish

·         B1: Intermediate Spanish

·         B2: Advanced Spanish

·         C1: Superior Spanish

·         C2: Proficient Spanish

·         Spanish Linguistics

·         Barcelona and its Historical Foundations

·         Great Artists and Surrealism in Spain

·         Cross-cultural Approach to Psychology

·         International Business

·         International Marketing

·         Entrepreneurship in Europe

·         Spanish Civilization and Culture

·         Contemporary Spanish Society

 

SUMMER ABROAD REQUIREMENTS:

·         You must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale) or equivalent.

·         We do not require any previous Spanish language knowledge.

 

SUMMER ABROAD COLLEGE CREDITS:

Most of our summer abroad students will be enrolled in an intensive Spanish course as well as one elective, but there are 3 summer options:

1.    Intensive Spanish classes (6 credits)

2.    Intensive Spanish classes (3 credits) + 1 elective (3 credits)

3.    2 electives (3 credits each)

 

INCLUDED IN THE SUMMER ABROAD PROGRAM:

·         Tuition costs

·         Accredited university transcript in collaboration with Jacksonville University (Florida, USA)

·         Airport pick-up

·         Housing for the duration of the program

·         Weekend excursion(s) with the group outside Barcelona

·         Pre-departure preparation and information

·         Day-trips to exciting destinations near Barcelona

·         Weekly cultural activities

·         24h support services

·         Medical and accident insurance

·         Full-time, English speaking staff

 

Price: 4,695 $
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