Office of International Programs

Barcelona Costs: 2021/22

The fees, charges, and expenses shown are estimates only and subject to change.

Expense Expense Type Fall 
Spring Year
Program Fee* Billed by Brown $30,472 $30,472
Housing Fee Billed by Brown TBD TBD  TBD
Brown Student Health Insurance ** (waived if students demonstrate that they are covered by a comprehensive U.S.-based health insurance policy)  Billed by Brown $4204 (2021-2022 annual rate) TBD (available only for students who are newly enrolled at Brown for the S22 semester) $4204 (2021-2022 annual rate)
Airfare (estimate varies based on departure location) Direct Student Cost $1300 $1300 $1300
Meals (using self-catering facilities; estimate varies according to individual spending habits) Direct Student Cost $3100 $4400 $7500
Personal (estimate varies according to individual spending habits) Direct Student Cost $1500 $2100 $3600
Local Transport Direct Student Cost $210 $300 $510
Books and Study Materials Direct Student Cost $270 $380 $650
Required Immunizations and Medications (if applicable and not covered by insurance) Direct Student Cost n/a n/a n/a
Visa Fees*** Direct Student Cost $160 $160 $160

*Program Fee: The program fee covers onsite tuition, related academic programming and program sponsored excursions. It also covers the onsite orientation program, emergency travel assistance, and the services of the onsite program staff. This program is an exchange program, and in order to facilitate cultural exchange and interaction, a portion of the program fee you pay supports exchange visitors to Brown from this site.

**Health Insurance: Students will be billed automatically for Brown Student Health Insurance, unless an online “Health Insurance Waiver Form” is completed by June 1st for Fall and Full year programs or January 1st for Spring programs. You will receive a Student Health Insurance Plan information packet, which will include instructions on how to waive the insurance online if you have other comparable insurance in place.

***Visa Fees:  For some programs, students may need to apply for a visa or register upon arrival. Costs for processing of individual visas and registration range from $50 to $500, depending on the country and on the citizenship of the student.

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