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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
$60,944
Housing Fee Billed by Brown $5,339 $6,997 $12,336
Brown Student Health Insurance ** Full-time enrolled students are charged a Health Insurance Fee on the student account statement for enrollment in the University's Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP). For plan details and SHIP waiver process, please visit the University Insurance Office website.   Billed by Brown $4204 (2021 - 2022 Annual Premium
Coverage Effective August 15, 2021 through August 14, 2022) 
$2602 (Spring 2022 Premium
Coverage effective January 1, 2022 through August 15, 2022. Available only for students who are newly enrolled at Brown for the S22 semester)
$4204 (2021 - 2022 Annual Premium
Coverage Effective August 15, 2021 through August 14, 2022) 
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). NOTE: Brown will require COVID-19 vaccines for all undergraduate students, including students who are studying abroad. Students may request medical and religious exemptions from vaccination, and reasonable accommodations will be provided (as determined by applicable law). Entry requirements for some countries may include proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Direct Student Cost varies if not covered by insurance  varies if not covered by insurance varies if not covered by insurance
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: Full-time enrolled students are charged a Health Insurance Fee on the student account statement for enrollment in the University's Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP). For plan details and SHIP waiver process (if you have other comparable insurance in place), please visit the University Insurance Office website. 

***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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