Cornell University


Always a major Mediterranean port, Barcelona has become an important city within the European Union. 

Hola from Barcelona!

Spend a semester in one of Europe's renowned centers of political, economic, and cultural life, interning and studying at the Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals (IBEI). Since its founding in 2004, IBEI has established itself, both in Spain and abroad, as a leading postgraduate institution in Europe.  It offers offers solid academic preparation for students intending to pursue a career in one of the social, political and economic domains of international relations.

IBEI’s curriculum combines a multidisciplinary and comprehensive approach to core training, with several specializations, including governance and globalization, peace and security, and political economy and development. Although courses at IBEI are taught in English, some externship placements may require professional proficiency in Spanish, in which intensive language training is available.

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Participants have an opportunity to tour Barcelona's land marks, in this case a museum. Students can enjoy the many sidewalk cafes in Barcelona. Participants may also enjoy beautiful urban beaches.
Program Details
Program Terms: Fall Semester, Spring Semester, or Academic Year
Program Length: Semester or Full Academic Year
Application Deadlines: January 3 for scholarship consideration, no later than March

Application available in November
Language Requirement: Fluency in English for IEBI, some language proficiency for externships
Language of Instruction: English
Academic Requirement: Good Academic Standing

Academic Adviser approval

CEU Application; Two Letters of Recommendation; Academic Transcript; Resume; Statement of Purpose
Housing: Dormitory style; Apartments
Costs: € 6,500 or about $7,200 in tuition fees; scholarships available; other personal expenses.

For more information, please visit IEBI/Barcelona or contact Dr. Ignacio Armillas.