Why Barcelona SAE?
Barcelona SAE provides an enriching cultural, academic and professional experience that sets our program apart from the rest, and we specialize in this amazing Mediterranean city which allows us to give you everything Barcelona has to offer. With offices in both the United States and Barcelona, we provide you with full support before you go, while you’re there, and after you get home. At Barcelona SAE, we highly value cultural immersion, academic quality and variety, your safety, language acquisition and using the city as your classroom…so it’s no accident that each of our programs offer all of this (and more!) at incredibly affordable prices.
What Sets Us Apart
With our exclusive focus on this Mediterranean city, Barcelona SAE is a boutique study abroad and internship program that provides personalized attention. Ask any of our alumni and you’ll learn about their unforgettable academic, cultural, and professional experience – one that was beneficial not only during their time in Barcelona, but has given them a personal and professional advantage for the rest of their lives.
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“I would recommend Barcelona SAE to anyone with a pulse. Choosing SAE and Barcelona were the greatest decisions of my life, and I owe everything to the wonderful staff and the great city of Barcelona. The staff truly makes your experience a personal one.”Chase Westfall
“The Barcelona SAE staff is absolutely incredible! They are so involved with the students, while at the same time, eager to share their knowledge and passion of the lifestyle and culture here in Barcelona.”
Barcelona Study Abroad Experience (SAE) is the leader in Barcelona Study and Intern Abroad. We provide superior quality study and intern abroad program options in Barcelona that incorporate a strong intercultural element for our students. All aspects of the programs incorporate experiential learning and cultural immersion in order to open the eyes of the next generation of leaders to a global world.
Barcelona SAE provides the opportunities for students to grow personally, academically and globally utilizing the city of Barcelona and its components as the classroom.
Barcelona SAE strives to embed elements of social responsibility into our study and intern abroad programs. We encourage intensive intercultural immersion and the acquisition of critical language skills, while cultivating an appreciation for cultural differences and increased global awareness. We hire local staff whenever possible and encourage students to participate in sustainable service learning and volunteer opportunities and assist them in finding these opportunities.
We encourage our students to:
- Fully immerse themselves in the culture of Barcelona
- Limit energy usage and recycle
- Take public transportation or walk
- Purchase carbon offsets for air travel
- Look for locally produced and environmentally friendly products
Barcelona SAE combines the preeminent aspects of U.S. higher education with the empirical cultural elements embedded with life in a different country to provide top services to our clients. In this sense, our clients include the students, their parents, and the sending universities. We make sure our programs meet the needs of all parties involved to ensure satisfaction and success.
Year after year, Barcelona SAE students rate “interaction with the staff” as one of the highlights of their Barcelona experience. Our staff is multilingual and composed of Spanish, Catalan, and American study abroad experts. Our passion for international education, our commitment to individualized service to our students, and our expertise in Barcelona facilitates the strongest combination of cultural, academic, and professional experiences for our students.