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  • Locations: Barcelona, Spain
  • Program Terms: Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2018 12/08/2017 ** Rolling Admission 05/13/2018 05/27/2018

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Housing Options: Dorm Style
Language Prerequisite: No Number of Credits: 4
Class Eligibility: Freshmen, Juniors, Seniors, Sophomores Program Type: Study Abroad
Language of Instruction: English Language Courses Offered: Yes
Credit Type: Samford Credits Type of Program: Faculty-led Short Term
Field of Study: Political Science
Program Description:

Barcelona and Catalonia: Riots - Rebellions - Revolution

*** This is a Spring 2018 on-campus course with a required travel component in May 2018 ***

This course traces Catalonia political and cultural development. It will focus on revolution and war: looking at
anarchism, revolution, the civil war and its artistic representation. It will include guided visits to some of the
revolutionary Art Nouveau buildings (including the Sagrada Familia) of Antoni Gaudi, Barcelona Football
Club, the Montserrat monastery, where Himmler searched for the Holy Grail, and the Costa Brava.

Cost of Trip (approximately $2,700) Includes:
  • Airfare (ATL-BCN-ATL)
  • Transportation (to and from the BCN airport)
  • Local transportation (20 rides bus and metro)
  • 3 days accommodation in hostel (4 beds in 1 room with private bathroom)
  • Hostel includes free Wi-Fi, as well as coffee and tea, served 24 hours a day
  • All amenities (i.e. sheets, towels, etc.) provided by hostel
  • 13 breakfasts
  • 10 tours in BCN
  • 1 full day excursion (Monserrat and Sitges)
  • 4 museum visits
  • Travel insurance

Cross-listed with: SPAN 450 and GEN ED Humanities/Social Sciences