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AIFS: Spanish Art & Cultural Heritage in Barcelona, Spain

Program

Students explore Spanish art history from the paintings of Diego Velazquez to the modern architecture of Antonio Gaudi.  Students will be immersed within the Spanish culture and have an opportunity to explore the wonders of Barcelona.

Itinerary

  • Homestay family in Barcelona
  • City tour
  • Museum visits
  • Tapas evening
  • Flamenco show
  • Guided tours – Gothic quarter, Parque Guell, La Sagrada Familia
  • Excursion to Montserrat & Sitges

Academics

This course gives an overall view of the art history of Spain from prehistoric times to the present, dealing in more detail with the Baroque period, Modernism and 20th century art. There will be regular visits to museums in order to keep the course as close to real artistic practice as possible. However, this course also has a special focus on the theory aspects of Art History, which we will develop throughout the in-class sessions.  For more information, please see the course syllabus.

Program Costs

$3,395

Included in the cost:

  • Housing – homestay
  • Tuition for 3 credits
  • Meal plan (2 meals a day)
  • Excursions & cultural activities
  • Excursion to Montserrat & Sitges
  • International Medical Insurance (AIFS)
  • Access to 24-7 AIFS Resident Director and Support Staff

Not included in the cost:

  • Airfare
  • Some meals (lunches not included)
  • $95 AIFS Application Fee
  • $250 refundable damage deposit to AIFS

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