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A Field Study at L’Hospital de La Santa Creu i Sant Pau in Barcelona

Jan 26, 2023 10:45:00 AM / by Solomon Herring

You get to do more during your class time when you study abroad. Solomon talks about the field study his class took to L’Hospital de La Santa Creu i Sant Pau in Barcelona, Spain to learn about its architectural history and more. Find out why this landmark made for an excellent trip outside the classroom.

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Posted in: International Education, Barcelona, Spain

A Memorable Time at La Mercè Festival in Barcelona

Jan 18, 2023 4:00:00 PM / by Andrew Truong

Celebrate with locals at La Merce festival in Barcelona! This annual event brings locals and visitors together to observe and participate in festivities from day to night.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Local Culture

My Trip to Morocco: Why You Should Go Outside Europe While Studying Abroad in Barcelona

Dec 13, 2022 10:00:00 AM / by Solomon Herring

Studying abroad in Europe opens up opportunities to see neighboring countries. In this post, CAPA Barcelona student Solomon encourages looking past the continent into another destination that has a unique culture and history. Here's why he recommends visiting Morocco.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain

Inside La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, Spain

Dec 6, 2022 9:30:00 AM / by Andrew Truong

You've seen the exterior of La Sagrada Familia, but have you ever seen its interiors? CAPA Barcelona student Andrew takes us inside this important Spanish landmark and shows us around Gaudí's work.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Local Culture

Why You Should Visit Barcelona’s “Old Town”

Nov 29, 2022 3:45:00 PM / by Solomon Herring

Get to know Barcelona through the years and centuries by visiting the oldest parts of the city. Solomon, a political science major from UMass, visited the Gothic Quarter and El Born to learn more about the fascinating history of the area.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Local Culture

Connecting Globally Using Technology in Custom Program Design

Nov 16, 2022 9:00:00 AM / by Emily Resnevic

In this edition of our Custom Programs Blog Series, we cover CAPA's approach and use of technology for Globally Networked Learning across our locations abroad. We also share two real-world examples of custom programs that were designed to use technology to enhance academic and cultural engagement.

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Posted in: London, England, Dublin, Ireland, International Education, Sydney, Australia, Florence, Italy, Barcelona, Spain

A Weekend of Mountains and Miles in Northern Spain

Nov 15, 2022 10:00:00 AM / by Mia Forouhari

In her final post for the CAPA World blog, Mia Forouhari shares a few hiking options in and out of Barcelona as an antidote to the hustle and bustle of the city. She experiences the difference between the city and countryside in Spain and closes off her chapter sharing where you can find the best views.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Local Culture

POV: You're Heading to Your First Day of Class in Barcelona

Nov 7, 2022 2:15:00 PM / by Andrew Truong

POV: it's your first day of class in Barcelona, and you're heading out and taking in all the sights on the way there! Andrew Truong gives a quick tour of the CAPA Barcelona Center where classes will be held during your study abroad program there.

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Posted in: International Education, Barcelona, Spain

The Must-See Masterpiece That is Parc Güell

Nov 6, 2022 9:00:00 AM / by Taylor Atkinson

This is a must-see landmark that should be on your list! Taylor wraps up her last blog post by showing us around Parc Güell during her time studying abroad in Barcelona. This famous spot has a mix of history with great architecture and views around the city. Get a look at this tour and see what's special about Parc Güell!

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Local Culture

5 Tips To Help You Adjust To Studying Abroad in Barcelona

Nov 2, 2022 9:30:00 AM / by Solomon Herring

Are you hoping to have a seamless adjustment to your study abroad program? Solomon has put together 5 ways to prepare ahead and take action for a smooth transition as you immerse yourself during your semester abroad in Spain.

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Posted in: Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations, Barcelona, Spain, Why Study Abroad

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