Study Abroad in Barcelona, Spain, Fall 2017

BARCELONA TRIP FULL- applications are closed for the DVC Barcelona Study Abroad program.  It is possible to still attend this trip by registering with one of the other Northern California community colleges who are partnering with us.  Please contact the Study Abroad Office for more information at or 925-969-2507

DVC, LMC and CCC Students have a once in a lifetime opportunity to live and study in beautiful Barcelona Spain for the Fall 2017 semester.  Known for its gorgeous beaches, spectacular architecture and vibrant night life, Barcelona’s splendor will make this semester one you’ll never forget.




Upcoming information sessions

DVC - Pleasant Hill Campus          Tuesday, 2/7, 3-4PM                BFL 105
Monday, 2/13, 5-6PM              BFL 105
Thursday, 2/23, 1-2PM            BFL 104
Tuesday, 2/28, 2:30 -3:30pm BFL 105
DVC - San Ramon Campus Tuesday, 2/28, 4:30-5:30PM              W-135
LMC- Pittsburg Campus      Tuesday, 2/7, 1-2PM               CC2-223
Wednesday, 2/22, 1-2PM       CC2-229
LMC- Brentwood Campus Thursday, 2/16, 1-2PM           Classroom 6
Contra Costa College Wednesday, 2/22, 2-3 PM           SAB 107        

General Information

Program Dates:   September 8- December 8, 2017
Program Cost:     $7545  
Financial aid and scholarships available

Program cost covers

  • Accommodation in shared apartments
  • An unlimited Barcelona travel pass
  • Cultural events and free museum passes

Airline and community college fees/tuition not included.  

For more information, please see our program flierprogram brochure, and program cost details.

Barcelona course offerings

Stay on your transfer track with 12 IGETC courses to choose from in Barcelona.  Courses have been specially designed to take advantage of Barcelona’s fabulous resources and are taught in English.  

List of the Barcelona Courses and their transferability details.

Extra-curricular activities

Soccer GameIn addition to your classes, every week has multiple extra-curricular activities to choose from for highly reduced rates.  Past activities have included

  • An FC Barcelona soccer match
  • Walking tours of Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter
  • Tapas and wine tasting
  • Flamenco performances
  • Weekend trips to places like Madrid, Granada or Girona and MORE!

Flamenco Park Guell Gothic Quarter

Eligibility and application process

To participate in the Barcelona Study Abroad Program by Fall 2017 there are three requirements:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • 12 completed college units
  • GPA of 2.25 or higher

Application deadline: May 5, 2017    

Meet Professor Jennifer Saito, Barcelona Trip LeaderJen Saito Headshot

Professor Jennifer Saito is leading the trip for DVC, LMC and CCC students.  Jennifer teaches humanities, mathematics and philosophy at Los Medanos College and is known for her interactive and high-energy teaching style.  Whether she is leading hikes in Yosemite on the annual Honors Student Retreat or exploring local symphonies, lectures and museums with her classes,

Jennifer relishes encountering art and ideas in the real-world.  No stranger to travel, Jennifer’s recent adventures include trips to Iceland, Spain, Sardinia, Mexico City and 50 glorious miles of the John Muir Trail.  When not dragging her teenage daughters to Fred Astaire festivals, she enjoys singing Balkan music, reading geeky math books and performing Cantastoria pieces at Bay Area art festivals.  

Contact us

DVC, LMC and CCC Study Abroad Office

Harue Takanashi:   925-969-2507

Professor Jennifer Saito , Barcelona 2017 faculty leader

If you have questions, please contact the Study Abroad Office, 925-969-2507 or email

Northern California Study Abroad Consortium (NCSAC)

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