A vibrant city to learn about, experience and explore

The international environment of Barcelona in summertime is perfect for cross-cultural learning and exploration. Our partner institution, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) offers a summer school packed with exciting courses for those interested in the arts, society and the audiovisual industry, with a focus on Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain and Europe. This flexible, innovative program brings local and international students together, learning through English or Spanish. Choose subject-specific courses from a wide range and/or language options.

  • Learn inside and outside the classroom through the many events and excursions organized by Arcadia.

  • UPF requires that students have successfully completed 60 US credits prior to attending the summer program

  • There is no minimum Spanish language requirement but you may enroll in a Spanish language course at your level, or a content course taught in Spanish with sufficient language background.

  • Conveniently located near to the Arcadia Barcelona Center, UPF is a young and vibrant university located in the heart of the city.
  • Learn more about the Arcadia Barcelona Center.

Fees & Scholarship Details
Term/Period Departure Date Return Credits Base Program Fee Application Deadline
Summer 2020 6/23/2020 7/25/2020 3-9 $5,970 3/31/2020 More Info

Program fees listed are base fees only. Please select MORE INFO for an estimate of additional expenses and any additional fees that may be incurred based on enrollment selections or housing placements. Dates and fees for future terms will be posted as they become available. Please see Program Calendar for detailed dates.

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Program Details



Language of Instruction

Proficiency Dependent



Location Type

Large City


As a participant on an Arcadia program, you are guaranteed housing. Our priority is to provide a safe, clean, cost-effective and convenient place for you to live, while offering you every opportunity to explore the local culture and community.


Health & Safety

Student health, safety and security in Spain are our top priorities. Our experienced and well-connected staff are prepared to deal with any emergencies that may arise...

Health & Safety