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  • Locations: Barcelona, Spain
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: JHU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Notification Start Date End Date
Spring 2022 10/01/2021 ** Varies by program TBA TBA

** Applications must be submitted by 10:00 pm. Study Abroad applicants should note that the deadline indicated here is for Hopkins only; external programs may have earlier deadlines.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
GPA Requirement: 3.0 Areas of Study: Behavioral Sciences, Business & Econ, Earth & Environment, Engineering & Math, English & Writing, Film & Media, Humanities, IS, Politics & History, Languages & Culture, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences
Language of Instruction: Spanish Language Prerequisite: Yes
Prerequisites: 5 semesters of college-level Spanish language or equivalent Program Type: CASA, Third-party provider
Credit Type: Transfer credit (grades do not appear on Hopkins transcript) Housing Type: Residencia
Application Process: (1) Complete Hopkins app by clicking "Apply Now" Hopkins Application Fee: $25
Program Advisor: Jessica Mervis
Program Description:
Location | Areas of Study | Dates | Eligibility | Courses and Credits | Cost  | Housing | Application Process | More Information

CASA Barcelona
The Consortium for Advanced Studies Abroad (CASA)

Barcelona - Diez, Sofia
The Consortium for Advanced Studies Abroad program in Barcelona, Spain (CASA Barcelona) program offers a full-immersion learning experience in one of the leading cities of the world. This program is designed for students in all disciplines with advanced Spanish and/or Catalan skills. Students are immersed in the local university environment and take most of their courses at one or more of Brown's partner universities: the Universitat de Barcelona (UB), the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), and the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF).


Barcelona, Spain

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Areas of Study

Arts & Sciences

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Fall: Late August to Late December. Deadline: March 1
Full Year: Late August to Late June. Deadline: March 1
Spring: Mid-January to Late June. Deadline: October 1

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EligibilityCity Overlook Dorman

  • 3.0 Cumulative GPA or above
  • 5 semesters of college-level Spanish or the equivalent
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Courses and Credits

The typical course load each semester consists of three university courses plus one course offered by CASA. CASA partners with four distinguished universities whose combined course offerings provide students with an array of opportunities in the humanities, social sciences, physical and natural sciences, art and architecture, and business. All courses are taught in Spanish. Students can choose courses at one or more of the following universities in Barcelona:
  • Universitat de BarcelonaLa Sagrada Familia
  • Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
  • Universitat Polytecnica de Catalunya
  • Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Fall/Full Year only)

Research Opportunity
Every five years, CASA proposes to carry out a themed research project whose focus strongly resonates across each of the Divisional Center locations. The theme for 2018-2023 is Historical Memory.
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Students will be charged are charged the cost of their program as established by the program and a study abroad and registration fee equivalent to 12% of Johns Hopkins tuition. Fees will be posted to students’ Hopkins SIS accounts by the Student Accounts Office. Financial aid may be applied toward the cost of the program.

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Residencia Melon-District Marina has 427 individual rooms that cater to a mixed Spanish and international student population. CASA students have an individual room with a private bath. The single rooms open up to a common living room and kitchens that CASA students share with 8-9 flat mates (Spanish or other international students), creating an apartment like atmosphere. The residence is beside the "Marina" metro station and the tramway line, 10 minutes from UPF and the city downtown.

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Application ProcessCathedral Ceiling 2

Click the green "Apply Now" button to apply to this program.