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CAPA Barcelona Global Cities Curriculum

Oct 15, 2021 9:22:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

Barcelona is a global city full of rich history and culture, fascinating architecture, flavorful food, a thriving art scene, and much more. CAPA Barcelona students make the city their classroom through courses that allow them to engage with and learn from the city. Continue reading to learn more about the CAPA Barcelona Global Cities curriculum.

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Posted in: International Education, Internships Abroad, Barcelona, Spain

Introducing CAPA's Official Bloggers & Vloggers for Fall 2021

Sep 14, 2021 9:25:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

We’re very excited to introduce and welcome our team of official bloggers and vloggers for fall 2021!

Each student will receive a grant accompanied by an explorer fund while they are abroad to help them generate their stories here on CAPA World. From pre-departure thoughts through their reflection upon their return home, we will watch the stories of these students unfold as they learn about their host country, explore and discover the real city beyond stereotypes and expectations, interact with locals, focus on their academics, and complete internships.

So, who are they and where are they going?

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Posted in: London, England, Dublin, Ireland, Official Bloggers and Vloggers, Florence, Italy, Barcelona, Spain

10 Walks to Take When you Study Abroad in Barcelona

Aug 26, 2021 1:47:19 PM / by Stephanie Sadler

One of the best ways to explore a new city is on foot. Today, we take a journey through Barcelona, one of CAPA's Global Cities, to check out some of the routes to take when you study abroad.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Why Study Abroad

Introducing CAPA's Official Bloggers & Vloggers for Summer 2021

Jun 23, 2021 8:45:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

We’re very excited to introduce and welcome our team of official bloggers and vloggers for summer 2021!

This summer, we have a mix of in-country and remote bloggers and vloggers sharing their unique experiences from their host countries and from home. Each of them will receive a grant while they are studying with CAPA to help them generate their stories here on CAPA World. From pre-departure thoughts through their reflections upon the end of the summer term, we will watch the stories of these students unfold as they learn about their host countries, explore and discover their real global city locations beyond stereotypes and expectations, interact with locals, focus on their academics, and complete internships.

So, who are they and where are they going?

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Posted in: London, England, Dublin, Ireland, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Shanghai, China, Official Bloggers and Vloggers, Florence, Italy, Barcelona, Spain

Reflecting on a Unique Semester in Barcelona

Jun 22, 2021 10:02:00 AM / by Andrew McKenzie

In his last post as a CAPA blogger, Andy wraps up his time in Barcelona with some reflection about this once-in-a-lifetime experience. He talks about fully appreciating his host city, learning something new every day, balancing academics, and building lifelong friendships. He also shares what he's most appreciative and proud of after studying and interning abroad.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Local Culture

History, Culture, and Outdoor Adventures: A Weekend in Catalonia

May 19, 2021 9:30:00 AM / by Andrew McKenzie

From visiting the Penedes Region to trekking around Montserrat, Andy tells us about his adventures and how that bonded him and his study abroad friends for life. As his semester winds down, Andy is taking in more of the culture and country at a different pace while reflecting on time with his roommates and coworkers.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Local Culture

My Top 10 Foods in Barcelona

Apr 19, 2021 10:10:00 AM / by Andrew McKenzie

In today's post, Andy lists some of the tantalizing dishes from Barcelona, Spain! From freshly-squeezed orange juice to baby octopus and empanadas, you'll see how these foods represent Barcelona's unique geographical touchpoint. Feel free to savor this list with every scroll!

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Local Culture

Managing My Time While Studying Abroad

Apr 1, 2021 1:45:00 PM / by Andrew McKenzie

Find out how Andy overcame his initial struggle with time management in a completely new environment. With classes, internship, and daily responsibilities on his plate, he sorted out a routine that works on all fronts. Andy also shares the work he's done at his internship and an exciting marketing project he'll be a part of in class!

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Posted in: Internships Abroad, Barcelona, Spain

Observing Tension in Barcelona

Mar 22, 2021 9:48:00 AM / by Andrew McKenzie

In this week's post, Andy talks about experiencing life in Barcelona and the countryside away from the city center. He also opens up about witnessing locals express their views through protests and how the situation has been reminiscent of things back home in Minneapolis, while drawing parallels between the freedom of speech in Spain and the US.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Local Culture

Where I'm Living in Barcelona

Mar 11, 2021 9:22:00 AM / by Andrew McKenzie

This week, our Barcelona student blogger Andy shows us where he's living this semester, introduces his roommates, and shares what he and his roommates have been cooking for each other in their apartment.

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Posted in: Accommodation Abroad, Barcelona, Spain

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