Oxbridge in Barcelona

Grades 9-12

Col·legi Major Sant Jordi in Sarria

July 4 - 31, 2020

Tuition: $7,495

Oxbridge in Barcelona, now in its 15th year, offers a wide range of courses to study in Spain during our 4-week academic summer study abroad program. Students can study Spanish at every level, from beginner to immersion courses such as Cultura y cocina. They can also choose from a number of options in English, such as Marine Biology, International Relations, or International Business. Oxbridge in Barcelona is housed in the Col·legi Major Sant Jordi in Sarria, an affluent neighborhood of Barcelona. Our experiential courses, which make full use of Barcelona, coupled with a full calendar of program activities—including field trips to Girona, Figueres, and Montserrat—provide our students with an unrivalled introduction to the city, Catalonia, and Spain. To reap the benefits of study abroad with a summer in Spain, apply now! See courses and faculty for more information.

Extend your experience with our Paris Connection add-on.

About Barcelona

Barcelona is one of the most-visited cities in Europe, home to the world-famous FC Barcelona Football Club and several World Heritage Site buildings. The work of Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí can be seen throughout the city, specifically through the imposing Sagrada Familia church – which has been under construction since 1882 - and the beautiful Parc Güell. While studying at Barcelona’s Collegi Major Sant Jordi, students live in the affluent neighborhood of Sarria. This village-like area is situated near wooded walking trails, a gourmet food district, and  CosmoCaixa Barcelona science museum, which boasts a planetarium and a living Amazon rainforest.

Program Blog

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Colleges and universities consider four things in your application: coursework you’ve already written; how well you did on the SAT/ACT, and on other standardized tests; your extracurricular activities; and the essay (or essays) they’ve asked you to write as part of their application process. The college application essay – sometimes known as “the personal essay” – is a great opportunity to showcase your personality, your strengths, and all the reasons you’re a perfect fit for an institution. Here are Oxbridge’s five top tips for writing...

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