CIEE Barcelona Business and Culture
The Escola Superior de Comerç Internacional (ESCI), created in 1993 by the Catalan government and the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), offers a four-year B.A. in International Trade and a two-year degree in Marketing. Its modern facilities and central location provide an optimal learning environment. ESCI is home to 500 Spanish students and prides itself on individualized learning through the case method and other group-oriented activities. ESCI courses are taught by ESCI and UPF faculty and business practitioners.
The Universitat Pompeu Fabra was created in 1990. It offers degrees in law, economics, business, social sciences, communications, humanities, and technology. Features include its highly dedicated teaching staff, small class size, focus on technology, and an international outlook. The University is located throughout Barcelona, with buildings near the Ramblas, the Olympic Village, and the port.
This program is designed for students at any language level with a strong interest in business and economics (classes taught both in English and Spanish). Students who are motivated to develop their Spanish language skills and learn about Spain and Europe through living in the unique and beautiful city of Barcelona will find that this program provides an ideal opportunity.
Relevant Academic Disciplines
Overall GPA 3.0
3 semesters of college-level micro- or macroeconomics, accounting, finance, management, marketing, or statistics
Language Skill: None