FOUR WEEK PROGRAM May 24 until June 21, 2014

The four week program offers students the opportunity to experience Barcelona in a 4-week, two course summer session.  Barcelona, Spain is a unique and cultural city with a varied and intense history.  Barcelona has emerged as one of the world's most innovative urban locations and this program will bring the "Barcelona Model" to life through analysis of urban issues throughout the world. 

Intensive Language and Culture in Barcelona BARC 227 - One Credit

The Summer Program includes an intensive Spanish course able to be directed toward each students language goals.  This course is designed to improve the grammatical and conversational skills of students who have taken some high school or college Spanish.  It can also be tailored for students with more intensive language experience to improve on existing skills. 

The Alchemy of Identity: Culture, Planning and Civil Society in Barcelona, 1850-2000 BARC 233 - One Credit

This course provide an in-depth analysis of the cultural history of Barcelona over the past century and a half, a time in which the city has emerged as one of the world’s prime laboratories of urban innovation. Students will study the foundations of this innovation and just what the “Barcelona Model” can bring to analyses of urban problems throughout the world.  

The program will be led by Associate Professor Tom Harrington

Students will be able to apply via our  ONLINE application process.  Once your application is COMPLETE, you receive notice of your acceptance.  There will be a REQUIRED pre-departure meeting at the end of April 2014.  Students and parents will receive information regarding accommodations, pre-departure, payment etc. after acceptance.  If you have any questions, you can contact the Office of International Programs or Michelle Kollen, Summer Programs Advisor 860-297-2387.
2014 Comprehensive Fee: $5450
The fee includes:
  • Tuition for two courses (two Trinity College credits) 
  • Homestay Fees
  • Breakfast and dinner with your homestay family
  • A single month Public Transport pass for the city of Barcelona
  • Program excursions - TBD each summer but include a trip to the coast, bicycle tours, city tours, academic excursions to museums and cultural events!
  • HTH Worldwide Health Insurance
The fee does not include travel to and from the program. Students may wish to have additional property insurance.  

Any college or university student in good standing is eligible. NON-Trinity applicants must submit an official transcript of their undergraduate record at time of application. Admissions are on a rolling basis.  Application deadline: April 1, 2014.

!NEW Course 2014! - BARC101 The Brain

This course will be offered at the Trinity-in-Barcelona location for the summer of 2014!

June 21 through July 11, 2014
Enrollment is limited to 14 students.

(1 course credit = 4 semester hours)

 This course will introduce students to the brain and its functions.  Our approach will be to examine the human brain from a lifespan perspective (infancy/childhood, adolescence, adulthood and aging) focusing on critical changes, behaviors and risks representative of each stage in the life of the brain.

The Brain will be taught by Trinity College associate professor of Biology and Neuroscience, Dr. Hebe Guardiola-Diaz.  Dr. Guardiola-Diaz is currently the director of the neuroscience program at Trinity where she conducts research at the intersection between chemistry and neurobiology.  Professor Guardiola-Diaz is a native of Puerto Rico and is excited to be teaching this course in the beautiful city of Barcelona in 2014.

2014 Comprehensive Fee: $3450 


The fee includes:

  • Tuition for one Trinity College credit