Spend a semester or academic year in the Catalan seaside city of Barcelona, Spain, with AIFS! Study a variety of academic program options at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), a prestigious and modern university. Centrally located in the city, the multicultural campus uses three languages – Catalan, Spanish and English – in all spheres of university life. Interested Spring semester students will have the opportunity to participate in the ESCI-UPF International Business Program.
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||Rec. Semester Credits
| Fall, Spring or
| Open to Junior, Senior Minimum of 3.0 GPA
|| From 12 to 15
Where You'll Study
The Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) is the highest ranked university in Spain and the 15th in Europe. It is committed to offering an outstanding teaching model based on comprehensive education and student-centered learning and to sustaining a multicultural, multilingual campus with three languages – Catalan, Spanish and English – used in all spheres of university life. The university model is based on a policy of being an institution that is open to the world, incorporating prominent national and international researchers.
What Makes AIFS Abroad different?
Professional development is at the foundation of our preparation for participants' time abroad. We utilize the CliftonStrengths assessment as a tool to help all participants understand themselves better, provide a vocabulary around their natural talents, and deepen the impact of their experience abroad.
Access, Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity (AIDE)
As an organization we are committed to ensuring all identities are able to thrive in an inclusive global educational environment. Everyone has a complex identity, and the different aspects of your identity are important when deciding on a program and location. Review our Social Identity Pages to assist you when selecting a program that best fits your interests and needs.
AIDE General Social Identity Resources
We are the first education abroad provider to sign on with the
Climate Action Network for International Educators (CANIE.)
Focused on making education abroad carbon neutral we include
carbon offsets for all participant's return flights, environmental
education connecting students on the ground to environmental
projects, and making our own business practices more
- Pre-departure advising
- Onsite Resident Director
- Cultural & Social
- Excursions & day trips
- Carbon offsets
- and more
EXCURSIONS COULD INCLUDE
- The Pyranees (Fall)
- Tarragona and Southern Catalonia (Spring)
- and more.
ADDITIONAL OPTIONS & OPPORTUNITIES
- Group flight package
- Airport transfer
- Additional excursions
SCHOLARSHIPS & GRANTS
AIFS funding, combined with other sources of financial support students can access, will help make international education goals attainable. Find out more about what we have to offer.
Learn more about funding