Barcelona Semester Courses

IAU's semester in Barcelona program centers on Spanish Language and Culture with courses in architecture, art history, studio art, business, communication studies, economics, education, environmental science, film studies, georgraphy, history. international relations, philosophy, political science, psychology, religious studies, sociology, Spanish language and culture,  and wine studies. Students are required to enroll in at least one 3-credit Spanish course during their semester to facilitate engagement with the local culture. Select content courses are taught in Spanish as a part of their regular course load of 15 credits. 

The following is a sample list of courses and disciplines available to students during the semester program. Please contact your enrollment counselor at to plan your semester courses and confirm enrollment. Additional disciplines are available at local univerisities upon request, and students needing specific courses for major, minor or core credit at their home university may have access to additional courses and/or independent studies.