The University of Vic – Central University of Catalonia offers a three-week summer program on Spanish Language and Culture in Barcelona. The objective of this program is to provide students with an understanding of Spanish culture and acquire the basic knowledge of Spanish language by developing basic speaking, reading, writing, and listening skills so that they can communicate in this language in a simple way.
The program combines Spanish language sessions with cultural lessons, which are comprised of lectures, workshops, seminars, and guided visits.
This program is aimed at undergraduate students who would like to do a three-week summer program on Spanish Language and Culture in Barcelona.
3 weeks (6 ECTS)
Program dates: 5 - 23 July 2021
Accommodation dates: 4 - 24 July 2021
Application deadline: April 2021
Module 1: Culture
Spanish culture and society: Discovering the key issues that shape modern Spanish society.
Spanish cinema: Providing a historical overview of the Spanish cinema.
Food and wine in Spain: The relevance of fine cuisine and beverages in the Spanish society.
Architecture in Barcelona: Gothic and Modernism: Barcelona as a referent city of the European architecture.
Sports in Spain: the case of F.C. Barcelona: Discovering the Catalan and Spanish sport system through F.C. Barcelona.
Barcelona & the heritage of 1992 Olympic Games: Analysing the successful place branding strategy of Barcelona after hosting the Olympic Games.
Cross-cultural communication: Effective communication. Successful understanding between people from different cultures: the Spanish communication style.
Spain in the new era of Mass-communication: The structure of the Spanish media system.
Spanish Art: Picasso, Dalí and Miró: Uncovering the brilliant work of the three great geniuses of the Spanish art.
Module 2: Language
The course will provide the basics of the Spanish language: grammar, vocabulary and communication skills.
Camp Nou Football Club Barcelona
Olympic Museum & Olympic Stadium
Gaudí Tour: Sagrada Família, Casa Batlló, La Pedrera, Parc Güell
Dalí Museum (Figueres)
TV3 (Catalan TV Station)
EARLY BIRD: Get a 5% discount on your registration before 31st March 2021!
tuition, welcome dinner, cultural programme
Accommodation and Breakfast
tuition, accommodation*, breakfast, airport meet and greet*, welcome dinner, cultural programme
tuition, accommodation*, breakfast, dinner, airport meet and greet*, welcome dinner, cultural programme
*Accommodation: shared double room.
*Meet & Greet at Barcelona-El Prat Airport (4th July 2021)
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