Study Abroad in Barcelona, Spain - UAB

AIFS Program at a Glance - Fall 2020 & Spring 2021

  • Academic Year, Fall or Spring Semester
  • Courses taught in English and Spanish (No previous Spanish language study required)
  • Open to college sophomores (must have two completed semesters on transcript), juniors and seniors
  • Minimum 2.75 GPA
  • Program fee includes tuition, housing (shared homestay as standard), excursions and cultural activities, day trips, and more. Optional AIFS Flight package available.
  • Student residence and apartment housing options are available for a supplemental fee.
  • Courses offered in architecture, art history, business, communications, economics, history, literature, politics, Spanish language
  • Due to visa regulations we recommend you apply early
  • On-Site Resident Director and staff organize cultural activities and housing, act as a liaison between students and the university, and are available 24/7 in case of emergencies
  • Comprehensive Insurance and assistance package
  • Transcripts issued by the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)
  • Named GoAbroad’s Top Rated Study Abroad Program of 2018

Volunteer opportunities available

Application and Scholarship Deadlines

Due to visa regulations we recommend you apply early.

AIFS Study Abroad Scholarships available!
The scholarship deadline is April 15 for the Academic Year/Fall Semester and October 1 for the Spring Semester.


Students must apply for a student visa with the Spanish Consulate for programs over 90 days. Upon acceptance AIFS will provide instructions and the necessary official documents about the academic year or semester in Spain; however, students must contact the Spanish Consulate directly for the appropriate visa forms. For many consulates, AIFS is able to apply for your visa on your behalf, provided you submit the needed visa information documents to AIFS by stated deadlines.

Meet Your Admissions Officer

Admissions Officer

Justin Lee

1 High Ridge Park
Stamford, CT 06905

Phone: (800) 727-2437 ext. 5074

I truly believe that studying abroad is one of the best ways to gain a cultural and global education and self-awareness.

I am a graduate of Ithaca College, and Drexel University. After studying abroad in London my junior year, I discovered my passion for international education. After graduating, I packed up my car and moved out to California, where I managed international education tours for a small tour operator prior to joining AIFS in 2006. My years in educational travel have led me to many areas of the world. Whether you are just starting to consider study abroad or need assistance finalizing what to pack, I am here to help.

Your Admissions Officer is available to guide you through the admissions process and answer any questions you have about studying abroad on this program.

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