Study Abroad in Barcelona, Spain

DVC, LMC and CCC Students have a once in a lifetime opportunity to live and study in beautiful Barcelona Spain for the Fall 2019 term. Known for its gorgeous beaches, spectacular architecture and vibrant night life, Barcelona’s splendor will make this term one you’ll never forget.



Enroll online and find other resources at the Northern California Study Abroad Consortium website.

Upcoming information sessions - Coming soon in spring 2019 term

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General information

Program Dates:   September 7- December 6, 2019
Program Cost:     $7745  
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 flier, program 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 2019 there are three requirements:

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


Priority Application Deadline: April 19, 2019
Application deadline: May 17, 2019

Meet Professor Anthony Gonzales, Barcelona Trip Leader

Anthony Gonzales holds a BA in English and Spanish (double major) from the University of New Mexico and an MFA in Writing from the University of San Francisco. He has been teaching at Diablo Valley College since 2014. Between teaching at the high school level and teaching for outreach programs, tutoring, afterschool programs, and test prep, he has worked with students from kindergarten through four-year colleges and has over 10 years of experience teaching and 15 years of working with students.

 Anthony has traveled to 20 countries—mostly as a student discovering new cultures and societies while earning college credit. He has seen first-hand the impact that travel can have on a student and individual, and is dedicated to bringing that experience to as many students as possible. He has been to Spain multiple times and brings knowledge of the language, culture, history, and customs of Spanish society.

Contact us

DVC, LMC and CCC Study Abroad Office
Harue Takanashi

Barcelona 2019 faculty leader
Professor Anthony Gonzales

Other resources

Northern California Study Abroad Consortium (NCSAC)

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