The University of Vic – Central University of Catalonia offers a three-week summer programme on Spanish Language and Culture in Barcelona. The objective of this programme 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 programme combines Spanish language sessions with cultural lessons, which are comprised of lectures, workshops, seminars and guided visits.

Aimed at

This programme is aimed at undergraduate students who would like to do a three-week summer programme on Spanish Language and Culture in Barcelona.


3 weeks (6 ECTS)

  • Programme dates: 6th – 24th July 2020
  • Accommodation dates: 5th – 25th July 2020

Application deadline: 31st March 2020

Programme Outline

Module 1: Culture
  1. Spanish culture and society: Discovering the key issues that shape modern Spanish society.
  2. Spanish cinema: Providing a historical overview of the Spanish cinema.
  3. Food and wine in Spain: The relevance of fine cuisine and beverages in the Spanish society.
  4. Architecture in Barcelona: Gothic and Modernism: Barcelona as a referent city of the European architecture.
  5. Sports in Spain: the case of F.C. Barcelona: Discovering the Catalan and Spanish sport system through F.C. Barcelona.
  6. Barcelona & the heritage of 1992 Olympic Games: Analysing the successful place branding strategy of Barcelona after hosting the Olympic Games.
  7. Cross-cultural communication: Effective communication. Successful understanding between people from different cultures: the Spanish communication style.
  8. Spain in the new era of Mass-communication: The structure of the Spanish media system.
  9. Spanish Art: Picasso, Dalí and Miró: Uncovering the brilliant work of the three great geniuses of the Spanish art.
Module 2: Language

Spanish language

The course will provide the basics of the Spanish language: grammar, vocabulary and communication skills.

Trips included

  • Camp Nou Football Club Barcelona
  • Olympic Museum & Olympic Stadium
  • Gaudí Tour: Sagrada Família, Casa Batlló, La Pedrera, Parc Güell
  • Gothic Quarter
  • Picasso Museum
  • Dalí Museum (Figueres)
  • TV3 (Catalan TV Station)




Partner discount

What’s included?

Accommodation and Breakfast



tuition, accommodation*, breakfast, airport meet and greet*, welcome dinner, cultural programme

Half Board



tuition, accommodation*, breakfast, dinner, airport meet and greet*, welcome dinner, cultural programme

*Accommodation: shared double room.

*Meet & Greet at Barcelona-El Prat Airport (5th July 2020)

Program taught in:
  • Spanish
  • English

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Last updated October 14, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
July 6, 2020
3 weeks
- Price varies depending on inclusions. Check programme description for more info.
Mar 31, 2020
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Start Date
July 6, 2020
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July 6, 2020

Application deadline
Mar 31, 2020
End Date
July 24, 2020