Study Abroad in Barcelona, Spain - UPF

Study Abroad in Barcelona: Itinerary


September 14, 2017 | December 16, 2017 (or December 23 for STEM students)

Fall Semester

Thursday, September 14

Optional overnight flight from U.S. to London*

Friday, September 15

Arrive London*

Saturday, September 16

Sightseeing in London*

Sunday, September 17

Optional flight from London to Barcelona.* Transfer to accomodation* All students: Arrive Barcelona by 2pm.

Monday, September 18 to Tuesday, September 19

UPF and AIFS Orientation and campus tour. Spanish language placement test

Wednesday, September 20

Visit to the Sagrada Familia basilica and city tour

Tuesday, September 26

Classes begin

Saturday, September 30

Day visit to Montserrat and Sitges

Friday, October 6 to Sunday, October 8

Optional excursion to Seville and Granada ($395)

Saturday, October 21

Day visit to Figueras and Salvador Dali Museum

Friday, November 3 to SUnday, November 5

Weekend excursion to the Pyrenees

Friday, November 17 to Sunday, November 19

Optional excursion to Morocco ($445)

Thursday, November 23

Thanksgiving dinner

Saturday, November 25

Day visit to Gerona and Besalu

Tuesday, December 12 to
Friday, December 15

Examination period for Hispanic and European Studies and International Business Programs

Thursday, December 14

Farewell dinner - Flamenco show

Thursday, December 14 to
Friday, December 22

Examination period for STEM Program

Saturday, December 16

Optional return flight for HESP & International Business program students from Barcelona to U.S.*

Saturday, December 23

Optional return flight for STEM students from Barcelona to U.S.*

Calendar, vacation dates and routings are tentative and subject to change at the discretion of the UPF. Academic year students are responsible for their own housing and meals during the break between semesters. Students making their own travel arrangements should verify dates with AIFS before finalizing plans. Please note that the flight route may require connections in the U.S. or Europe.

* Included for students on the AIFS Flight Package only.