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Barcelona

Dates

July 12 – July 31, 2020

Cost

$3,275 + airfare
Scholarships & Financial Aid

Subjects

Art & Architecture, Digital Photography

Deadlines

Dec. 1: Apply Early & Save $100
Feb. 15: Regular Deadline 

Program Overview

The KIIS Barcelona program operates every year. In odd-numbered years (2021, 2023, etc.) the program will have a Graphic Design focus.

KIIS Barcelona takes full advantage of this cosmopolitan seaport on the Mediterranean. Walking through the city reveals its Roman past, distinct gothic quarter, sublime modernist expansions, and experimental contemporary architecture. Barcelona also boasts a beachfront, Olympic village (1992), hiking trails, and easy access to other Spanish cities, as well as other European centers. Classes may include walking tours, museums, galleries, cafés, and parks.

Language Requirement: None. All courses are taught in English. 

Accommodations: Residence hall, 2 students per room

Mandatory orientation on Saturday, April 18 in Bowling Green, KY. See Orientation for more information.

DirectorDr. Eileen McKiernan-Gonzalez, mckiernan-gonzaleze@berea.edu

Courses

All courses are taught in English and are 3 credit hours. You may enroll in 1 course.

ART 494 Topics: Art and Architecture in Barcelona

Dr. Eileen McKiernan-Gonzalez

Barcelona is one of the great centers of art in Europe. This course will look at the developments of art and architecture in the city and how it connected beyond. Using the city as our classroom, the course will analyze the developments of art in Barcelona within the European Mediterranean context.

ART 496 Topics: Digital Photography

Prof. Randy Simmons

Introduces the skills, techniques and applications needed to capture, process and manipulate digital photographs. Develops an understanding of photography as a fine art medium. Introduces students to the use of the digital camera and its controls.

All KIIS course credit is awarded by Western Kentucky University. Please speak to your home campus advisor or study abroad office for course equivalencies. Grades will be transferred to your home institution in mid-August after the completion of the program. For more information, visit Transcripts & Grades.

Program Excursions

What's Included

Program Cost: $3,275 + airfare

Earn up to 3 Credit Hours

Accommodations

Breakfast

Barcelona Metro/Bus Pass

Groups Excursions & Transport

Medical Insurance

Security Evacuation Protection

To help you budget, keep in mind that you are responsible for the cost of your roundtrip airfare (approx. $1600), textbooks & materials, passport fees ($135), meals + personal expenses (approx. $1100 minimum), independent travel ($800, optional) and any fees from your college/university.

Although KIIS tries to foresee all possible expenses in formulating program fees, please note that dramatic fluctuations in foreign currency valuations and/or airline surcharges may affect the total cost of the program.

Group Flight

Estimated Cost:  $1,575 – $1,675

The KIIS Barcelona program offers a group flight option where you can travel to/from Spain with other students and faculty. If you choose this option, KIIS will purchase a round-trip flight ticket for you. The flight cost will be added to your final program fee on April 1. The group flight will depart from Cincinnati or Louisville.

If not selecting the group flight, you are responsible to purchase your own roundtrip airfare.

The flight to Barcelona, Spain is overnight, arriving the following morning. On the return, the flight from Barcelona departs and arrives on the same day. Visit Flights and Passports & Visas for more information.

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Dates

July 12 – July 31, 2020

Cost

$3,275 + airfare
Scholarships & Financial Aid

Subjects

Art & Architecture, Digital Photography

Deadlines

Dec. 1: Apply Early & Save $100
Feb. 15: Regular Deadline 

Program Overview

The KIIS Barcelona program operates every year. In odd-numbered years (2021, 2023, etc.) the program will have a Graphic Design focus.

KIIS Barcelona takes full advantage of this cosmopolitan seaport on the Mediterranean. Walking through the city reveals its Roman past, distinct gothic quarter, sublime modernist expansions, and experimental contemporary architecture. Barcelona also boasts a beachfront, Olympic village (1992), hiking trails, and easy access to other Spanish cities, as well as other European centers. Classes may include walking tours, museums, galleries, cafés, and parks.

Language Requirement: None. All courses are taught in English. 

Accommodations: Residence hall, 2 students per room

Mandatory orientation on Saturday, April 18 in Bowling Green, KY. See Orientation for more information.

DirectorDr. Eileen McKiernan-Gonzalez, mckiernan-gonzaleze@berea.edu

Courses

All courses are taught in English and are 3 credit hours. You may enroll in 1 course.

ART 494 Topics: Art and Architecture in Barcelona

Dr. Eileen McKiernan-Gonzalez

Barcelona is one of the great centers of art in Europe. This course will look at the developments of art and architecture in the city and how it connected beyond. Using the city as our classroom, the course will analyze the developments of art in Barcelona within the European Mediterranean context.

ART 496 Topics: Digital Photography

Prof. Randy Simmons

Introduces the skills, techniques and applications needed to capture, process and manipulate digital photographs. Develops an understanding of photography as a fine art medium. Introduces students to the use of the digital camera and its controls.

All KIIS course credit is awarded by Western Kentucky University. Please speak to your home campus advisor or study abroad office for course equivalencies. Grades will be transferred to your home institution in mid-August after the completion of the program. For more information, visit Transcripts & Grades.

Program Excursions

What's Included

Program Cost: $3,275 + airfare

Earn up to 3 Credit Hours

Accommodations

Breakfast

Barcelona Metro/Bus Pass

Groups Excursions & Transport

Medical Insurance

Security Evacuation Protection

To help you budget, keep in mind that you are responsible for the cost of your roundtrip airfare (approx. $1600), textbooks & materials, passport fees ($135), meals + personal expenses (approx. $1100 minimum), independent travel ($800, optional) and any fees from your college/university.

Although KIIS tries to foresee all possible expenses in formulating program fees, please note that dramatic fluctuations in foreign currency valuations and/or airline surcharges may affect the total cost of the program.

Group Flight

Estimated Cost:  $1,575 – $1,675

The KIIS Barcelona program offers a group flight option where you can travel to/from Spain with other students and faculty. If you choose this option, KIIS will purchase a round-trip flight ticket for you. The flight cost will be added to your final program fee on April 1. The group flight will depart from Cincinnati or Louisville.

If not selecting the group flight, you are responsible to purchase your own roundtrip airfare.

The flight to Barcelona, Spain is overnight, arriving the following morning. On the return, the flight from Barcelona departs and arrives on the same day. Visit Flights and Passports & Visas for more information.

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