Arcadia in Barcelona
Explore globalization from a European perspective in the beautiful and cosmopolitan city of Barcelona.
Arcadia’s core course will introduce you to the vibrant culture and distinct identity of this magnetic mediterranean city. In addition, you will choose four elective courses offered at either the Arcadia Barcelona Center and/or the University Pompeu Fabra (UPF). Elective courses that are taken at the Arcadia Barcelona Center will include a one or two day excursion that is relevant to the course's syllabus.
Arcadia opens the doors to new experiences, different academic learning, people, cultures and perspectives so you can build your own lifelong learning and memories:
- Enjoy academic success – earn credit abroad
- Explore a new world – excursions, activities, events, and so much more!
- Get to know yourself – gain a new view of the world and your place in it.
- Rely on us for support – 9 centers in 12 countries worldwide
- Boost your resume – employers AND graduate schools.
Travel to fascinating places of interest that enhance your cultural immersion and give a meaningful context to your academic courses. Here is a sampling:
Dali, his work and the landscape that inspired him
Guided city tour of Barcelona
Guided Exploration of Alhambra
Please check our website for dates and the latest program information.
Chapman University maintains a record of the courses that previous study abroad students have taken, and the equivalent Chapman credit that was granted for each course. To view the course equivalencies for this program, click “Sample Pre-Approved Courses
” at the top of each program brochure page. Please note that Sample Pre-Approved Courses are courses that have been previously requested by a Chapman student for credit. It is not a comprehensive list of all courses available at the institution. You may view the entire course catalog for this program on the Arcadia University Barcelona
website. Students are encouraged to request additional or revised equivalencies during the pre-departure process, which will be evaluated by the appropriate academic units on campus.
Credit & Grading Transfer
Upper division business courses on the Arcadia in Barcelona program will be accepted for credit for Business Administration and Accounting majors and minors with the exception of “BARC BUSP 370: Brand Barcelona: Marketing the City in a Globalized World.” This course is not be accepted for Business Administration and Accounting majors and minors at Chapman University. Other majors and minors may take this course for credit.
Credits from Arcadia University Barcelona will transfer as follows:
|Credit at Arcadia University Barcelona
||Credit at Chapman University
Students must enroll in the equivalent of 12-18 Chapman credits.
|Grade at Arcadia University Barcelona
||Grade at Chapman University
Courses at the Arcadia University Barcelona are graded on a US Scale.
All courses must be taken for a letter grade. Classes taken as ‘Pass/Fail’ will not be accepted, with the exception of internships. Internships must be approved by the Center for Global Education.