Dates & Costs

The Best Bang for Your Buck!

We are among the most affordable programs in Barcelona…with the most included! This means that Barcelona SAE is the #1 choice for Barcelona!

Barcelona SAE is your best value for studying or interning abroad because our programs are not only the most affordable study abroad and internship options in Barcelona, but they also provide the most cultural activities, day trips, and weekend excursions…not to mention 360 degree support from start to finish and beyond.

“If I would’ve known how much was included in the cost of my program…the choice to study abroad through Barcelona SAE would have been SO easy! It’s a no-brainer that this is the perfect program for students that are interested in heading to Barcelona.” -Zach Konrad, Colorado State University

So…What Do Our Programs Offer?

  • Extremely focused areas of study from psychology, to economics, to fashion, to language, to hispanic culture…and everything in between!
  • 100% customized internship placements for a variety of majors – intern in your field, in English or Spanish, while boosting your resume!
  • The opportunity to live in Apartments, Homestays, or Residence Halls – housing that fits your preferences and your budget.
  • Durations that span from 3 to 12 weeks throughout the year… which means we offer something for everyone!
  • Several cultural activities like cooking courses, flamenco shows, barrio tours, and excursions around Spain (and even Morocco!)
  • 100% support from our highly experienced Barcelona and U.S. staff – all of whom have studied or interned abroad themselves.

Your Timeline: Dates and Costs

Wondering about our bottom line on all of our awesome Barcelona programs? This is the perfect place to compare some the most important logistics about studying in Barcelona. From here, you can set up a timeline for yourself for everything from when to apply for your passport, to when to finish your application with us, to booking your flight to Barcelona!

We have a variety of start dates and application deadlines, so whether you’re planning to study abroad next semester or two years from now, you can find the Barcelona SAE program that’s right for you!

January 2019 Options

History, Culture & Management Across Borders: Barcelona

Dates Cost Deadline
January 2, 2019 - January 20, 2019 3 Credits, Apartment or Upscale Hostel:
$3,250
October 26, 2018

History, Politics & Culture of the Mediterranean: Barcelona + Rome + Florence

Dates Cost Deadline
January 2, 2019 - January 20, 2019 3 Credits, Apartment or Upscale Hostel:
$4,950
October 26, 2018

Food, Culture & Society of the Mediterranean: Barcelona + Rome + Athens

Dates Cost Deadline
January 2, 2019 - January 20, 2019 3 Credits, Apartment or Upscale Hostel:
$4,950
October 28, 2018

Spring 2019 Options

Barcelona School for International Studies (SIS) Semester/Quarter Program

Dates Cost Deadline
January 21, 2019 - April 12, 2019 12 or 15 Credits, Apartment or Homestay:
$10,990
October 26, 2018

Barcelona School for International Studies (SIS) + Internship Semester Program

Dates Cost Deadline
January 21, 2019 - May 8, 2019 12 or 15 Study Credits, 3 or 6 Internship Credits
Apartment or Homestay: $14,550
October 26, 2018

International Business & Humanities Semester Program at the UAB

Dates Cost Deadline
January 7, 2019 - April 12, 2019 12 or 15 Credits, Apartment or Homestay:
$12,300
October 12, 2018
PROGRAM NEARING CAPACITY - STUDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY ASAP!

Spanish Language & Hispanic Studies Semester Program at the UB

Dates Cost Deadline
January 8, 2019 - May 1, 2019 12 or 15 Credits, Apartment or Homestay:
$12,150
October 26, 2018

Hispanic & European Studies (HESP) Semester/Quarter Program at the UPF

Dates Cost Deadline
January 2, 2019 - March 22, 2019 12 or 15 Credits, Apartment or Homestay:
$12,050
October 26, 2018

International Business & Economics (ESCI) Semester/Quarter Program at the UPF

Dates Cost Deadline
January 2, 2019 - March 27, 2019 12 or 15 Credits, Apartment or Homestay:
$12,050
October 26, 2018

Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) Semester/Quarter Program at the UPF

Dates Cost Deadline
January 2, 2019 - March 31, 2019 12 or 15 Credits, Apartment or Homestay:
$12,850
October 26, 2018

Global Health Semester/Quarter Program at the UPF

Dates Cost Deadline
January 2, 2019 - March 31, 2019 12 or 15 Credits, Apartment or Homestay:
$12,850
October 26, 2018

ELISAVA Design Semester Program at the UPF

Dates Cost Deadline
January 2, 2019 - April 26, 2019 12 or 15 Credits, Apartment or Homestay:
$12,750
October 26, 2018

Legal Studies Semester/Quarter Program at the UPF

Dates Cost Deadline
January 2, 2019 - March 22, 2019 12 or 15 Credits, Apartment or Homestay:
$12,850
October 26, 2018

Customized Internships (4 - 12 Weeks)

Dates Cost Deadline
January 8, 2019 (4-12 Weeks)

February 4, 2019 (4-12 Weeks)

March 4, 2019 (4-12 Weeks)

April 1, 2019 (4-12 Weeks)
4 Weeks, Apartment or Homestay, No Credit: $3,600
4 Weeks, Apartment or Homestay, 3 Credits: $4,200

6 Weeks, Apartment or Homestay, No Credit: $5,200
6 Weeks, Apartment or Homestay, 3 Credits: $5,800

8 Weeks, Apartment or Homestay, No Credit: $6,100
8 Weeks, Apartment or Homestay, 3 Credits: $6,700

10 Weeks, Apartment or Homestay, No Credit: $6,400
10 Weeks, Apartment or Homestay, 3 Credits: $7,000

12 Weeks, Apartment or Homestay, No Credit: $6,800
12 Weeks, Apartment or Homestay, 3 Credits: $7,400

Your Barcelona SAE application and $200.00 program deposit must be received NO LATER THAN TWO MONTHS prior to the start date.

To assist with the customized placement process, your $500.00 program confirmation deposit must be received NO LATER THAN SIX WEEKS prior to the start date.

Summer 2019 Options

Barcelona School for International Studies (SIS) Summer Program

Dates Cost Deadline
May 31, 2019 - June 29, 2019
(Session I)

July 1, 2019 - July 27, 2019
(Session II)

May 31, 2019 - July 27, 2019
(Session I & II)
3 Credits, Apartment or Homestay: $4,450
6 Credits, Apartment or Homestay: $4,850

3 Credits, Apartment or Homestay: $4,450
6 Credits, Apartment or Homestay: $4,850

6 Credits, Apartment or Homestay: $7,650
9 Credits, Apartment or Homestay: $8,350
12 Credits, Apartment or Homestay: $8,850
April 26, 2019


May 24, 2019


April 26, 2019

Barcelona School for International Studies (SIS) + Internship Summer Program

Dates Cost Deadline
June 3, 2019 - July 27, 2019 3 Credit Intern + 3 Credit SIS, Apartment or Homestay: $7,700 April 26, 2019

Summer Mediterranean Culture Studies Program: Barcelona + Sorrento

Dates Cost Deadline
May 31, 2019 - August 3, 2019 6 Credits, Apartment or Homestay: $9,750
9 Credits, Apartment or Homestay: $9,900
12 Credits, Apartment or Homestay: $10,200
April 26, 2019

Entrepreneurship in Europe Summer Program: Barcelona + Berlin + London

Dates Cost Deadline
July 1, 2019 - July 21, 2019 3 Credits, Apartment or Upscale Hostel:
$5,500
May 24, 2019

International Business & Humanities Summer Program at the UAB

Dates Cost Deadline
May 31, 2019 - July 17, 2019 6 Credits, Apartment or Homestay:
$5,450
March 15, 2019

International Business & Humanities May Term Program at the UAB

Dates Cost Deadline
May 9, 2019 - May 31, 2019 3 Credits, Apartment or Homestay:
$3,150
March 1, 2019

Spanish Language & Hispanic Studies Summer Program at the UB

Dates Cost Deadline
May 31, 2019 - June 28, 2019
(Session I)

June 28, 2019 - July 27, 2019
(Session II)
6 Credits, Apartment or Homestay:
$4,750

6 Credits, Apartment or Homestay:
$4,750
March 29, 2019


April 26, 2019

Hispanic Studies Summer Program at the UPF

Dates Cost Deadline
June 19, 2019 - July 27, 2019 6 Credits, Apartment or Homestay:
$5,300
April 26, 2019

Fashion & Design Summer Program at the IED

Dates Cost Deadline
June 28, 2019 - July 27, 2019 6 Credits, Apartment or Homestay:
$6,200
May 24, 2019

Customized Internships (4 - 12 Weeks)

Dates Cost Deadline
May 6, 2019 (4-12 Weeks)

May 20, 2019 (4-10 Weeks)

June 3, 2019 (4-6 Weeks)

June 17, 2019 (4-6 Weeks)
4 Weeks, Apartment or Homestay, No Credit: $4,100
4 Weeks, Apartment or Homestay, 3 Credits: $4,700

6 Weeks, Apartment or Homestay, No Credit: $5,700
6 Weeks, Apartment or Homestay, 3 Credits: $6,300

8 Weeks, Apartment or Homestay, No Credit: $6,600
8 Weeks, Apartment or Homestay, 3 Credits: $7,200

10 Weeks, Apartment or Homestay, No Credit: $6,900
10 Weeks, Apartment or Homestay, 3 Credits: $7,500

12 Weeks, Apartment or Homestay, No Credit: $7,300
12 Weeks, Apartment or Homestay, 3 Credits: $7,900

Your Barcelona SAE application and $200.00 program deposit must be received NO LATER THAN TWO MONTHS prior to the start date.

To assist with the customized placement process, your $500.00 program confirmation deposit must be received NO LATER THAN SIX WEEKS prior to the start date.

Fall 2019 Options

Barcelona School for International Studies (SIS) Semester/Quarter Program

Dates Cost Deadline
August 28, 2019 - November 20, 2019 12 or 15 Credits, Apartment or Homestay:
$10,990
June 28, 2019

Barcelona School for International Studies (SIS) + Internship Semester Program

Dates Cost Deadline
August 28, 2019 - December 18, 2019 12 or 15 Study Credits, 3 or 6 Internship Credits
Apartment or Homestay: $14,550
June 28, 2019

International Business & Humanities Semester Program at the UAB

Dates Cost Deadline
September 4, 2019 - December 13, 2018 12 or 15 Credits, Apartment or Homestay:
$12,300
May 24, 2019

Spanish Language & Hispanic Studies Semester Program at the UB

Dates Cost Deadline
September 4, 2019 - December 20, 2019 12 or 15 Credits, Apartment or Homestay:
$12,150
May 24, 2019

Hispanic & European Studies (HESP) Semester/Quarter Program at the UPF

Dates Cost Deadline
September 17, 2019 - December 11, 2019 12 or 15 Credits, Apartment or Homestay:
$12,050
May 24, 2019

International Business & Economics (ESCI) Semester/Quarter Program at the UPF

Dates Cost Deadline
September 12, 2019 - December 14, 2019 12 or 15 Credits, Apartment or Homestay:
$12,050
May 24, 2019

Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) Semester/Quarter Program at the UPF

Dates Cost Deadline
September 17, 2019 - December 21, 2019 12 or 15 Credits, Apartment or Homestay:
$12,850
May 24, 2019

Global Health Semester/Quarter Program at the UPF

Dates Cost Deadline
September 17, 2019 - December 21, 2019 12 or 15 Credits, Apartment or Homestay:
$12,850
May 24, 2019

ELISAVA Design Semester Program at the UPF

Dates Cost Deadline
September 4, 2019 - December 20, 2019 12 or 15 Credits, Apartment or Homestay:
$12,750
May 24, 2019

Customized Internships (4 - 12 Weeks)

Dates Cost Deadline
September 2, 2019 (4-12 Weeks)

October 7, 2019 (4-10 Weeks)

November 4, 2019 (4-6 Weeks)
4 Weeks, Apartment or Homestay, No Credit: $3,600
4 Weeks, Apartment or Homestay, 3 Credits: $4,200

6 Weeks, Apartment or Homestay, No Credit: $5,200
6 Weeks, Apartment or Homestay, 3 Credits: $5,800

8 Weeks, Apartment or Homestay, No Credit: $6,100
8 Weeks, Apartment or Homestay, 3 Credits: $6,700

10 Weeks, Apartment or Homestay, No Credit: $6,400
10 Weeks, Apartment or Homestay, 3 Credits: $7,000

12 Weeks, Apartment or Homestay, No Credit: $6,800
12 Weeks, Apartment or Homestay, 3 Credits: $7,400

Your Barcelona SAE application and $200.00 program deposit must be received NO LATER THAN TWO MONTHS prior to the start date.

To assist with the customized placement process, your $500.00 program confirmation deposit must be received NO LATER THAN SIX WEEKS prior to the start date.

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