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  • Locations: Barcelona, Spain
  • Program Terms: Summer I
  • Budget Sheets: Summer I
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Instruction Language: English Housing Options: Flat-style Apartments
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Class: Sophomore, Junior, Senior
Program Type: Study Abroad Program Coordinator: Lizette Alvarado -
Faculty Leader: Evelyn Benavides -
Program Description:
Cap Sagrada Familia

The Site   |   The Study Center   |   Courses   I   Housing and Meals  I   Program Inclusions   I   My Global City   I    Talk to a CAPA Ambassador   |   Costs   |   Insurance |   Financial Aid   |   Applications

The Site
Barcelona, an eclectic and vibrant Mediterranean city, is one of Europe’s benchmark cities for start-ups and has everything going on from top sport, to avant-garde art, music, cooking or design. Enjoy a Flamenco performance, tour Gaudí architectural masterpieces, delight in a gastronomic adventure at La Boqueria, relax on one of the many nearby beaches, and so much more!

The Study Center
CAPA’s Global Cities program locations offer a rich field of academic potential precisely because they are multi-layered, multi-dimensional, multicultural, complex and challenging. CAPA’s unique curriculum is designed to explore the way these Global Cities have been imagined, invented, and transformed by the forces of globalization throughout their history. The individual cities become the “text” that you are guided to analyze and explore. CAPA makes this analysis and exploration possible, and personal, through our My Global City activities and events.

Courses in the field of Sociology and Global and International Studies will be taught by Professor Evelyn Benavides.

Housing and Meals

Students live within commuting distance of the CAPA Barcelona site in shared, furnished apartments with other students on the program. Apartments have cooking facilities, bathrooms, and television. Apartments include a stipend towards the cost of utilities and wireless internet. The apartment accommodation is included in the price of the program.

Program Inclusions
Program includes may include (still being finalized):
  • Orientation to the city upon arrival
  • Tour of the "Cinturón Rojo" 
  • Walking Tour of Bajarí, an area of Barcelona with heavy Romani and Domani heritage 
  • Visit to SAIER for a discussion and Q&A arranged at Barcelona City Council’s Care Service for Immigrant, Emigrants, and Refugees 
  • Visit to Plaça del Poble Romaní, the birthplace of the rhythm of el ventilador – rumba fused with its Cuban sound 
  • Palau de la Música Catalana - Tour of the historic theater, one of Barcelona's 9 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Historical tour of Somorrostro 
  • A Barcelona metro pass is included
My Global City
My Global City is CAPA’s unique learning immersion program, which blends local culture and top-notch academics into the experience of a lifetime for our students. A proven education program that combines theme-based learning with unique cultural experiences turning Barcelona into your classroom.

Talk to a CAPA Ambassador
To hear from our past program participants about the program: CAPA Ambassador.

US Citizens don't need to apply for a visa for this short-term program.  Non-US passport holders (or dual European citizens) may be required to apply for a visa.  Please contact your program specialist if you aren't a US-passport holder.  To begin reading about the visa process, please visit the Consulate General of Spain in New York's website.

Students make their own flight arrangements to Barcelona's international airport, Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat. Students then take a taxi or other form of transportation to CAPA's designated arrival location. Closer to the departure date you will be informed of the official meeting place from CAPA.

Talk to a CAPA Program Manager
Margaret Ovian <
Phone: (800) 793 - 0334

Select your term of interest for the latest budget information.


All students participating in this program are covered by the SUNY full health and accident insurance as well as medical evacuation and repatriation insurance.

Financial Aid 
Students currently receiving financial aid can use their aid for overseas study, and may, in some cases, have their awards increased. Students not currently receiving financial aid may be eligible. Those interested in financial aid for this program should contact the financial aid office on their home campus.

Apart from completing the SUNY Oswego study abroad application, students applying for a CAPA: The Global Education Network Program need to also complete the CAPA application at the following link:  Any questions related to this application process should be addressed directly to the CAPA Program Manager, Margaret Ovian <>. Late applications are accepted on a space-available basis. Please contact your program coordinator, Lizette Alvarado, for further details.

A non-refundable deposit of $250, applicable to the program cost, must be paid within 14 days of acceptance to the program in order to secure program participation. Any deviation from program requirements must be requested in writing and authorized by the Director of International Education and Programs before the final payment date.

Updated: 9/19/2022

This program is currently not accepting applications.