Author: Barcelona SAE

Lugar de la Semana – El Laberint D’Horta

Every other week we will post the “Lugar de la Semana” (or site of the week) in Barcelona.  They are unique places that you may not already know about, so check them out and let us know what you think! El Laberint D’Horta Barcelona has many beautiful parks, but el Parc del Laberint d’Horta (Horta Labyrinth Park) is different than the others – it is a huge maze.  It is an ingenious puzzle that intrigues those brave enough to try it. The Parc del Laberint d’Horta is also the oldest and one of the most beautiful parks in Barcelona....

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Nursing Majors Venture Abroad

Nursing students have always been left off the Study Abroad train due to their rigorous course schedule and demanding clinical hours. Illinois Wesleyan University (IWU) decided to do something about it. Barcelona SAE worked with IWU to design a program specifically for their Nursing majors. Through this Customized Program, Nursing majors have the opportunity to spend a full semester abroad for the first time! An article on the first semester of this program was written in The Argus, the student newspaper at IWU see here to read the full article: Barcelona Program Allows Nurses to Finally Venture Abroad. Barcelona SAE...

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Barcelona SAE Featured Alumni Interview: Stephanie Patterson

Hola a todos! We are excited to present our first featured alumna, Stephanie Patterson.  Stephanie currently attends Chapman University in California and participated in Barcelona SAE’s summer program at Barcelona International College (BIC) as well as the internship program last summer.  Recently, Stephanie won the title of Miss South Coast 2012 and will be competing for Miss California in July 2012. Although Stephanie has been very busy in Orange County lately with her new title, graduation, and her sister’s wedding, she took the time to answer some questions for Barcelona SAE about how her experience abroad has impacted her life. Barcelona SAE: Do you feel like being abroad allowed you be more open to trying new things? SP: Studying abroad not only helped me become more open to new experiences, but it really took me out of my comfort zone in every way. Studying in Barcelona was my first time away from home and helped me become more independent and learn new things about myself. It also gave me a chance to apply everything I learned from my Spanish classes in high school and college. It isn’t until you are in Pamplona celebrating the Running of the Bulls that you ACTUALLY understand what your college textbooks are talking about and how amazing immersing yourself into another culture can be! Barcelona SAE: Was one of your favorite things about living...

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Welcome to the Barcelona SAE Blog!

Hola! Barcelona SAE is the experts in all things Barcelona and offers semester/quarter, summer and customized option. We will be posting news and events, information about our staff, cultural aspects of Barcelona and stories from our current students abroad! Thanks for reading and we hope you continue to follow our...

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