We invite you to study abroad with API in beautiful Barcelona at the prestigious Universitat Pompeu Fabra! Choose from an array of human and social sciences courses conducted in English, as well as Spanish language courses at all levels. This unique interdisciplinary program focuses on promoting intercultural understanding in our increasingly interconnected world.
Earn valuable academic credit from one of Spain's top universities, enroll in classes alongside students from Spain and around the world, experience life in one of Europe's most vibrant and cosmopolitan cities, and explore all that Spain has to offer!
Pre Departure Services
Orientation Materials and Resources
API Alumni Network
On Site Services
Medical and Life Insurance
Social and Cultural Activities
Welcome and Farewell Group Meals
Housing (including meals and laundry with host families)
Language and Culture Tools
Re-Entry Materials and Support
Alumni Network and API Ambassador Program
- Minimum 3.0 G.P.A.
- Junior or Senior standing at time of application
- Open to all levels of Spanish speakers
- Students who wish to take advanced-level Spanish courses must have completed 4 semesters of college-level Spanish or the equivalent
- Completed API application
- University Approval Form
- Official transcript
- Additional application forms (including a housing form, a course form, and visa form)
- Personal Statement/Motivation letter
- One (electronic) passport-sized photo
- Entry requirements: valid passport with student visa