Study Abroad – Barcelona, Spain


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JANUARY 7 – APRIL 30, 2025


Lively. Innovative. Enchanting. Diverse. All these words describe Barcelona and its rich culture. The city is a feast for the senses. See the legendary works of Antonio Gaudí, Pablo Picasso, and Joan Miró. Explore the narrow, twisting alleys of the Gothic Quarter. Smell the fresh fruits, meats, and cheeses at La Boqueria. Stroll along miles of coastline packed with bars, restaurants, and beach volleyball. Take in a soccer game at the world-famous Camp Nou stadium. This—and so much more—awaits you in Barcelona.

Excited? We are too. Get ready for the experience of a lifetime.


Gain Global Experience

Take your Morningside experience abroad and experience the World.

Make New Friends

Expand your social circle, and make new friends from diverse cultural backgrounds.

Full Semester Credit + May Term

You’ll earn full semester credit and maintain your degree progress. Program also counts as May Term.

Program Details

Take the Morningside experience abroad and learn in one of the world’s most exciting cities. There is so much to experience in Barcelona.

Program Fee: $13,500

Duration: January 7 to April 30, 2025

Highlights of Barcelona

  • International vibe
  • Arts & Culture
  • Exciting Nightlife
  • Amazing Food
  • Walkable city


In-Person Courses

Choose as many as you like from the following face-to-face courses taught by a full-time Morningside faculty member.

  • BUSN 314: Business Law
  • BUSN 364: Contemporary Leadership & Ethics
  • MKTG 341: Principles of Marketing
  • BUSN 484: Business Strategy

Online Courses

Choose from online courses offered through Morningside.

  • BSCM 304: Sourcing and Operations
  • BSCM 315: Supply Chain in Action
  • BUSN 330: Management Information Systems
  • BUSN 338: Operations Management

Other Courses

Choose one Spanish course or one other course.

  • Great 20th Century Artists
  • US Foreign Policy in Europe
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Brand Management
  • Introduction to Music
  • Plus so much more!


Homestays. Normally two or three Morningside students will live in a home with local residents and students share a double room or are in a single room. You are provided two meals a day (lunch and dinner). Laundry and wifi are included.

Yes. Please contact Jay Moran for more information.

Yes. You will be released from paying your normal health services fee and activity fees at Morningside during that semester.

Yes. You must be registered for at least 12 credit hours while in Barcelona to maintain full-time status as a student.

Yes! This program qualifies as a May Term and you will receive four extra credits.”

All classes are taught at IES Abroad, an internationally-recognized study abroad institute in central Barcelona.

The IES Abroad Center is where highly trained local staff provide on-the-ground support throughout your time abroad. This six-story building contains modern classrooms as well as ample study and social space.

The IES Abroad Center is located in the heart of Barcelona, just off Plaza Catalunya. Whether you’re taking a stroll by the Arco de Triumfo, or studying at a nearby café, the Center is your study abroad hub.

Morningside faculty member Jay Moran is the program coordinator, and he will be the onsite faculty member in Barcelona. Prior to Morningside, he taught in Barcelona for more than 12 years. Email Jay Moran

“My semester in Europe was by far the best part of my college experience — it changed my life”

– Will Griffin ’19


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Department Head, Assistant Professor

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