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Make Barcelona Your Classroom

Immerse yourself and flourish in this eclectic Mediterranean city. Studying abroad in Barcelona offers something for everyone — enjoy a Flamenco performance, tour Gaudí architectural masterpieces, delight in a gastronomic adventure at La Boqueria, and much more! Make the most of your time in this city as a student, intern, and a world traveler.

The CAPA center is hosted at Institute for American Universities (IAU), located in the downtown Placa de Catalunya area and close to Las Ramblas and the Gothic Quarter.

I love CAPA Barcelona and everything they’ve done for me. From my professors to where I’m living, it’s been a great experience. Everyone within the CAPA organization has been very helpful, and they want the best for all their students. I would do it all over again!

Justin Kim

Arizona State University

Barcelona Fun Facts:

  • A quarter of the city’s residents are foreign-born
  • One of Europe's benchmark cities for start-ups
  • 20 million visitors each year
  • The city offers miles of gorgeous beaches
  • Known for its cutting-edge design
  • Home to Gaudí, Picasso, Miró and Dalí

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Explore the diversity of eclectic Barcelona with our My Global City events: learn about Mediterranean cuisine with a Tapas tasting, explore the Gothic Quarter, or tour Gaudi architecture.
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Live like a barcelonés and stay in shared apartments or opt for a homestay, all within commuting distance to the CAPA center. Plus, CAPA offers students Health & Wellness support.


Choose from a range of courses covering a variety of disciplines such as business, Spanish language, history, political science, art, urban/global studies, film, and much more!
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During your internship, you'll acquire real-world professional skills. This is a great way to enhance your classroom experience, not to mention your resume! Learn More

The experience of a lifetime awaits.

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CAPA's Barcelona Center

  • Rambla de Catalunya, 13, 1st floor
  • Barcelona,
  • 08007
  • Spain

CAPA's Barcelona Center

Experience and study in this vibrant Mediterranean city. In Barcelona everything is going on from top sport, to avant-garde art, music, cooking or design. The city offers you endless opportunities to live it and be more than a tourist.

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