Barcelona’s origins go back more than 2,500 years when Phoenicians
and Carthaginians settled in the area and chose to have a commercial
port. The name of Carthaginian ruler Amilcar Barca is often referred
to as the origin of the name Barcino, later used by the Romans.
Barcelona offers a vast array of cultural
institutions, museums and, historical sites as well as access to
beach resorts and culinary excellence. It is one of the most cosmopolitan
cities of the European Union and within Spain it is considered
the most prosperous and industrialized region of the peninsula.
the capital of Cataluña boasts its own language and unique
historical development. It is home to some of the 20th century’s
most creative and influential artists such as Picasso, Dalí,
Gaudí, and Miró.
We want our students to know this thriving metropolis and the
major trends in Spanish art and culture, as well as to have a closer
look at Spain’s impressive artistic legacy and daily life.
The following 4-credit language and culture courses are available
with the Drew-in-Barcelona Program.