Please Note: Program not available for the summer and fall 2022 terms.
IAU offers programs in the lively and beautiful city of Barcelona, Spain. IAU’s campus in Barcelona is centrally located in the downtown Plaça de Catalunya area in the Gothic Quarter in close proximity to many of Barcelona’s famed attractions. The facilities have been completely renovated with modern amenities to suit the needs of the 21st-century college student. IAU Barcelona employs a full-time student affairs and academic affairs staff to advise, place, house, and otherwise support incoming students for full semester, year-long, and summer programs.
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Barcelona is home to many beautiful masterpieces of culture and arts. Located on the coast of the Mediterranean, students are welcome to explore shops, restaurants and museums. Students are also welcome to enjoy tours, visit the Sagrada Familia Basilica, and immerse themselves in the music, dancing and language.
COURSES, CREDITS, and GRADES
Students are able to choose a program for 3 or 6 weeks. Students will take one to three courses to receive 6 to 9 credits.
AREAS OF STUDY
- Political Science
- Spanish Language and Culture
- Studio Art
IAU’s campus in Barcelona is centrally located in the downtown Plaça de Catalunya area, just steps from the nearest metro stops, Las Ramblas, the Gothic Quarter, and many more of Barcelona’s famed attractions. The facilities have been completely renovated with modern amenities to suit the needs of the 21st century college student. IAU Barcelona employs a full-time student affairs and academic affairs staff to advise, place, house, and otherwise support incoming students for full semester, year-long, and summer programs.
Students will have the option to be housed in shared homestays with Spanish families, which include daily breakfast and six dinners per week, or in shared apartments, where students will be responsible for their own meals. Students will be placed together and may request roommates on the housing application form.Barcelona Housing
ESTIMATED TRUMAN BILL: $3,872
Study Abroad Administration Fee: $600
IAU Program Fee: $3,200
Includes: Tuition and Accommodation
Study Abroad Health Insurance: $72
ESTIMATED OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS: $2,995
International Airfare: $1,500
Passport Costs: $145
Books & Academic Supplies: $100
Personal Expenses: $750
ESTIMATED TOTAL COST: $6,867
The estimated total cost of the program covers the billable charges to your Truman student account and any out of pocket expenses that you may encounter prior, during, and after the program.
PROGRAM DATES & DEADLINES
Term: Summer 2021 Application Deadline: February 15, 2021
Program Dates: TBD
Students must have a cumulative 2.5 GPA or higher, be in good standing with the university, and have at least sophomore standing. This program is open to all majors.
HOW TO APPLY
- Apply through TruView. Under your Student Tab, click on “Apply to Study Abroad.” When prompted, select which term and “I am enrolling in a semester or summer program…” and on the next screen, select “Spain: IAU” from the program drop down. After that, you’ll be prompted to complete a faculty recommendation, a statement of purpose, and some emergency information and waivers.
- Submit Additional Materials and Check Your Status on TruView. Once you have submitted your application, you can go to TruView to view your application status. Immediately after submission, your application status will be “Submitted, Awaiting Review.” After your application has been reviewed by the study abroad office, you will receive an email from the Study Abroad office with your next steps. Your status will be updated to “Reviewed, Awaiting Materials” and a list of additional required materials will appear in TruView. Use this list to track what steps you need to complete.