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Earn 3 credits at the Barcelona SAE Academic Study Center (SIS) during your January term. With individualized attention and professors who use Barcelona as their classroom, our program incorporates experiential and interactive learning to maximize education in a short period of time. Discover the political and social issues relevant to Spain today through the transition to democracy – regionalism, terrorism, and linguistic pluralism – that still account for many of the peculiarities of Spanish politics. Through this Barcelona program, you’ll learn about Spain’s Second Transition” by focusing on immigration, Islamic fundamentalism, foreign policy, gender and family relations, historical memory, political corruption, and the economic crisis. Field studies take the course to the streets where you’ll visit important historical and political landmarks. The course is multi-disciplinary, consisting of a mixture of readings from political science, history, and cultural studies.
Barcelona Study Abroad Merit & Leadership Scholarship
The Barcelona SAE scholarship awards one scholarship per semester of study, one scholarship per internship, and two scholarships per summer programs to those who have achieved academic excellence, demonstrated community involvement and require extra financial aid. If awarded the funding, they’ll participate in a Barcelona SAE semester, quarter, or summer program, or an internship program of at least four weeks in length.