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  • Locations: Barcelona, Spain
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Restrictions: RMIT applicants only
  • Exchange Program (Semester/Year): scroll to the Program Description to apply.

    All Other Programs: once application cycle opens, use the "Apply Now" button that will appear in this section.
Dates / Deadlines:

Exchange Program (Semester/Year) applicants: Scroll down to the Program Description to view exchange application deadlines.

All other programs: There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Key Experience Criteria
Key Experience Criteria
RMIT schools: Any compatible discipline, Global, Urban and Social Studies Study level: Undergraduate
Program type: Study Tours (Global Intensives)
About your Experience
GLSI Barcelona
Program details
  • Tour Leader: Dr Ana Maria Ducasse
  • Program Dates: 1 – 30 November 2018 (see itinerary info below)
  • Availability: 20 places available
This intensive is designed to enhance the Spanish language and cultural awareness skills of RMIT students and foster scholarly collaboration between RMIT Melbourne, and RMIT Europe and Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) in Barcelona. This intensive offers the flexibility to complete one or two RMIT International Studies elective courses and the option to undertake an intensive Spanish language course at Don Quijote Spanish School. The minimum study load required is 12 credit points and the maximum achievable is 36 credit points. The maximum duration is 5 weeks, including a pre-departure in Melbourne.
 Students will attend lectures and workshops facilitated by special guest lecturers invited through UPF academic networks. RMIT students will study alongside UPF Global Studies undergraduates in some classes and participate in UPF student social events. In addition, students will participate in cultural visits across the city of Barcelona.

Program Itinerary
Part 1:  Globalising Societies HUSO2329
1 - 2 November 2018  (Pre departure in Melbourne - required for Globalising Societies and Contemporary Europe course participants only) 
05-11 November 2018 (Barcelona)

Part 2: Contemporary Europe Unity, Diversity, Ideology HUSO2318
1- 2 November 2018   (Pre departure in Melbourne - required for Globalising Societies and Contemporary Europe course participants only) 
12-18 November 2018 (Barcelona)

Part 3:  Don Quijote Spanish Language Intensive
19 - 30 November

Program cost
The cost for this program is $AU1022.98
Costs include:
  • Accommodation for duration of the two International Studies program electives (5- 18 November 2018)
  • Scheduled museum and gallery visits
This cost is charged in a materials fee and must be paid up front 
Additional costs to consider:
  • RMIT tuition tee
  • Flights
  • Meals
  • Travel expenses related to arriving before and after the program
  • Costs for Don Quijote program
  • Host Country Visa (if applicable)
  • Personal Expenditure
 ** Travel insurance:
Students on approved overseas activities receive complimentary travel insurance (policy number: 41443), although you may require additional cover depending on your circumstances. 
For more detailed information, please refer here

  • All undergraduate students
Academic Credit
  • HUS02329 Globalising Societies AND/OR,
  • HUSO2318 Contemporary Europe: Unity, Diversity, Ideology
Note: credit for the Don Quijote program will be assessed separately

Application and Selection process
NOTE: students wishing to undertake the Don Quijote component must also submit an application here

STEP ONE: Apply for this program on Mobi by clicking on the "Apply Now" button on this page by 24 Sept 2018.
Complete the following questionnaires:
  1. Outbound Student Mobility: General Information
  2. Short Term Mobility: General Information
    1. Statement of purpose outlining (one page):
      • Why you are interested in participating in the ‘Global and Language Studies Intensive’ program
      • What you wish to achieve from this program
      • Why you would make an excellent Global Mobility Ambassador
    2. Academic Approval
      • Copy and paste the below statement in this section: "I confirm I have the appropriate amount of elective course available in my program for enrolment, and will seek advice from my Program Coordinator/School if required."
    3. Additional Supporting Info and/or Documents
  • CV/Resume (two pages maximum)
STEP TWO: Approved students will be notified by 31 August 2018

Last date to withdraw: 5 October 2018

PLEASE NOTE: Students taking the global intensive cannot intend to graduate in 2018 (unless it is in absentia) as the conclusion dates of the courses are after the timeline for applying to graduate.

  • 20 x $500 RMIT Mobility grants available for Eligible students. Funding  will be allocated to applicants on the strength of their statement of purpose and academic performance.
There may be alternative ways to fund your trip. Please check the Scholarships website and Global Experience website for funding options.

Ana Maria Ducasse (Program Leader)
GUSS Mobility team

Exchange Program (Semester/Year): scroll to the Program Description to apply.

All Other Programs: once application cycle opens, use the "Apply Now" button that will appear in this section.