Last week the Barcelona CEA Soccer League Semi-final took place. This game had produced big expectations during this season. FC. BarCEAlona had previously lost to ‘Los Martillos’ (3-2) in the first game of the season, however, both teams have notched up a series of impressive wins since then. Needless to say, expectations were high! FC. BarCEAlona scored early on in the match and gained the psychological advantage, this was followed soon after with another goal by the Head of Spanish Language Studies, Enric ‘Figuerinyo’ Figueras. ‘Los Martillos’ implemented…

As part of CEA Immersion Activities, CEA study abroad students in Barcelona are given the opportunity to participate in a volunteer experience with different Non-governmental organizations. CEA Barcelona is proud to announce a new partnership with Hospital Sant Joan de Déu. Bailey Wentworth and Julia Aube were our first students to participate in this initiative this Fall 08. Here is what Bailey has to say about her experience: “Choosing to volunteer at Hospital Sant Joan de Deu was probably one of the best things I could have chosen…

On November 4th CEA Barcelona study abroad students had the opportunity to participate in a language exchange session at a local language school. For over an hour participants met and chatted with several group of locals who were eager to practice their language skills and to exchange cultural impressions with a group of American studying in Barcelona. Our students were very enthusiastic and they rapidly immersed themselves into animated conversations in both English and Spanish. The experience was a success as both groups expressed their desire to repeat…

As part of our immersion activities in Barcelona, the CEA’s study abroad students had the opportunity to take part in a practical Tapas Cooking Workshop during the months of October and November. The idea behind this initiative is to get the students to learn a bit about the delicious traditional Spanish dishes, called Tapas, and to give the students the chance to try it at home. These sessions have been organized with small groups of no more than 12 participants, enabling the workshop session to be more productive…

FINAL WEEK TO SAVE$1000 Off Seville, $500 Off BarcelonaIt’s the final week for CEA’s September Savings and if you haven’t yet taken advantage of our great study abroad offers you have two opportunities left! All students who sign up this week for a Spring 2009 program in Barcelona or Seville using the promotion code Spain09Savings will receive up to $1,000 off their program price. All you have to do is apply to the program by October 5th and you will receive the respective discounts for each destination. $500…

The Classes Studying abroad in Barcelona is not just for Spanish language majors any more. As globalization has taken deeper root in almost every profession, cultural literacy is more critical to every student’s resume. CEA’s Global Campuses are designed with just this in mind so whether you are: a business major looking to study in Spain, a journalism major who wants to diversify your understanding of media markets, a fine arts major who wants to study photography abroad, or any other major just looking to take care of…

From the towering peaks of the Pyrenees to the warm waters of the Mediterranean, Spain’s geography is nearly as varied as its cultural traditions. Whether you visit the gothic cathedrals mixed with Moorish castles in Andalusia, the Basque villages near the Bay of Biscay or the bustling modern cities located throughout the country, you’ll find incredible histories and traditions when you study abroad in Spain. Combined with its reputation for great nightlife and social events, this varied landscape makes the country a perennial favorite for university study abroad….