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  • Locations: Barcelona, Spain
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
Professor(s): Joaquin Roy, International Studies
Program Dates: June 30 - July 27, 2019
Barcelona at night
Courses (3 or 6 credits):
Undergraduate: INS 594 and/or INS 510
Graduate: INS 656 and/or INS 605
People and Society
Writing Credit

An in-depth introduction to the City of Barcelona, a global and European cosmopolitan metropolis, as the capital of Catalonia, the second most important city of Spain, situated on the shores of the Mediterranean sea. History, arts, politics, economics, as well as social issues will be studied. Students will work individually drafting weekly reports. Guest lectures will be provided by local university scholars, business and government officials. Selective visits to museums and outside outings will complete the course. 

The basic 3-credit option can be supplemented with an additional 3 credits by developing a research project and the drafting of an extended paper, to become a candidate for publication in the prestigious series of the EU Center.    
The instructor is Joaquín Roy, Professor of International Studies, Jean Monnet Chair and Director of the European Union Center of the University of Miami. A Barcelona native, a graduate of the University of Barcelona Law School, holds degrees from Georgetown University (MA and Ph.D.). 

Program Costs: 
See the link to the budget sheet above for program costs when students take 3 credits. If a student chooses to take the course for 6 credits, the cost of tuition will be $12,180 rather than $6,090.  
The additional $1,935 program fee covers the cost of housing in Barcelona. 

Barcelona beachBarcelona Sagrada Familia
Application Deadline:
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until March 1. Please apply early as space is limited. 

For more information, please contact Joaquin Roy at or call 305-284-3266.
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All University of Miami courses abroad must meet a minimum enrollment to remain viable. This minimum
enrollment varies and is based on the nature of the program abroad. Be aware that any course abroad may
be cancelled due to insufficient enrollment for that course. In the event of a cancellation due to low enrollment,
program deposits will be returned to students.