- 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.
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
The cost for this program is $AU1022.98
This cost is charged in a materials fee and must be paid up front
- Accommodation for duration of the two International Studies program electives (5- 18 November 2018)
- Scheduled museum and gallery visits
Additional costs to consider:
** Travel insurance:
- RMIT tuition tee
- Travel expenses related to arriving before and after the program
- Costs for Don Quijote program
- Host Country Visa (if applicable)
- Personal Expenditure
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
Note: credit for the Don Quijote program will be assessed separately
Application and Selection process
- HUS02329 Globalising Societies AND/OR,
- HUSO2318 Contemporary Europe: Unity, Diversity, Ideology
NOTE: students wishing to undertake the Don Quijote component must also
submit an application here
: Apply for this program on Mobi by clicking on the "Apply Now" button on this page by 24 Sept 2018
Complete the following questionnaires:
- Outbound Student Mobility: General Information
- Short Term Mobility: General Information
- 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
- 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."
- Additional Supporting Info and/or Documents
- CV/Resume (two pages maximum)
: 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