Office of International Programs

Brown in Spain

At a Glance
Cities: Barcelona, Santander, Granada
Housing: shared flats or homestays
Language Requirement: varies by program
Calendar: Semester or Year
Special Feature: Brown's programs allow students with a wide range of backgrounds to study abroad in Spain. 

Beginning with the Fall 2016 academic term, the Brown in Spain programs in Barcelona and Granada will transition to the Consortium for Advanced Studies Abroad Program (CASA-Spain). CASA is a non-profit consortium of nine leading United States research universities formed for the purpose of organizing and delivering rigorous education abroad programs in collaboration with leading world universities. CASA member institutions are Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, Johns Hopkins University, Northwestern University, Trinity College Dublin, The University of Pennsylvania, and Vanderbilt University.

Brown/Consortium for Advanced Studies Abroad (CASA) in Spain: Barcelona

The CASA Spain program in Barcelona offers a full-immersion program in one of the leading cities of the world. This program is designed for students in all disciplines with advanced Spanish and/or Catalan skills. Students are immersed in the local university environment and take most of their courses at one or more of Brown's partner universities: the Universitat de Barcelona (UB), the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), and the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF). Comprehensive student services support the academic and social experience. Brown + 1 option available at Pompeu Fabra University (UPF). Learn more.

Brown/Consortium for Advanced Studies Abroad (CASA) in Spain: Granada

CASA Spain in Granada offers students three unique programs at the University of Granada.  Regardless of whether you are a native Spanish speaker or have just learned a few basic words, Granada can meet your needs.  Learn more.

  • Intensive Language
  • Hispanic Studies  
  • University Studies
  • Translation and Interpretation Program

Santander/University of Cantabria

Students in the STEM fields of engineering and physics can sit alongside local students at the University of Cantabria, one of the most prestigious schools of engineering in Europe, in the beautiful northern Spanish coastal city of Santander. No Spanish language proficiency is required for either program option. Learn more.

  • Engineering Program
  • Physics Program

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