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  • Locations: Barcelona, Spain
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: WKU applicants only
  • Program Cost:: Fall, Spring
Program Dates:
Program Dates:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 03/15/2019
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Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2020 10/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** 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.

Indicates that deadline has passed
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Study Abroad Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.5 Click here for a definition of this term Number of Credits: 12+
Click here for a definition of this term Credit Type: Transfer Credit Class Eligibility: 2. Sophomore, 3. Junior, 4. Senior
Click here for a definition of this term Field of Study: ADVERTISING, BUSINESS, BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, COMMUNICATION STUDIES, ECONOMICS, ENTREPRENEURSHIP, FINANCE, INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS, JOURNALISM, LEGAL STUDIES, MARKETING, MASS COMMUNICATION, NEWS/EDITORIAL JOURNALISM, PHOTOJOURNALISM, PUBLIC RELATIONS Click here for a definition of this term Program Catagory: WKU Exchange
Program Description:


WKU EXCHANGE: Universitat Abat Oliba CEU (UAO)

About the University
Universitat Abat Oliba CampusThe Universitat Abat Oliba was established in 1973 and then became a private university in 2003 under the San Pablo CEU Foundation network. Since that time, the Universitat Abat Oliba has proven itself to be a leading university in Barcelona, Spain, especially in the areas of journalism, communications, and media studies. The university prides itself on the “connection between teachers and students and the establishment of innovative educational methodologies”. Although considered a small university, the Universitat Abat Oliba offers a variety of courses in over 25 areas of study and hosts about 2,000 students annually. This close-knit environment leads to a more personalized, hands-on, and one-on-one experience for those looking to gain more practical experience in the journalism field. The campus is located close to the heart of Barcelona, about 30 minutes away from the international airport.






About Barcelona
City of BarcelonaBarcelona is the capital of the Catalonian region in Spain. With over 1.6 million people, Barcelona is one of the most populous cities in Spain and Europe. Barcelona has a rich history dating back to the Middle Ages when it was founded as a Roman city over 2,000 years ago. Due to its location in Europe bordering France and on the Mediterranean Sea, Barcelona incorporates many different European influences into this Spanish city. This interesting history is clearly evident in the charming architecture, art, music, and culture of Barcelona. Known for hosting the 1992 Summer Olympics and being a leader in the commerce, fashion, and media industries, Barcelona features accessible shopping, entertainment, cultural experiences, nightlife, and public transportation. Visitors can easily travel to other popular destinations across Europe from Barcelona’s international airport and railway system.


 
Courses
Many business and journalism courses at Universitat Abat Oliba are taught in English, and you can also take a Spanish language or Catalan language course. For a complete list of courses taught in English, click here.

Term Dates
Fall Semester: September to January
Spring Semester: February to June


Accommodations
Universitat Abat Oliba does not arrange accommodations for students but they do provide information for local residences and housing agencies. Two resources that you may look into are the Barcelona Housing Service for Students and Loquo Barcelona Community.
 
UAO Campus