Interested in pursuing an American degree in France? Learn about options through IAU's degree-granting institution - The American College of the Mediterranean.

Bachelor's and Master's Programs

Barcelona Courses

At the Barcelona campus, students may choose their courses across a variety of disciplines. Alternatively, students can focus their studies within a specific discipline by enrolling in an academic track, specialized program, or certificate program. Internships and Field Study Trips and Tours round out the academic options available at the Barcelona campus.

Course Lists

Summer 2024 Course List

Fall 2024 Course List


See below for an example overview of IAU's full course catalog below if the course list for your planned term of study is not yet available. You may also look at the most recent term for examples of typical course offerings. 


Click below to access available syllabi. It is important to consult with your study abroad advisor to confirm course approvals at your home institution. If syllabi for your planned term of study are not yet available, you may reference and submit syllabi from the most recent term.

Semester Syllabi

Summer Syllabi

Example Courses

The table below lists all currently available disciplines in Barcelona. It's important to note that the list below is only a sampling of the courses IAU offers and that not all courses you see will be offered in any given term. 

Note that some courses are cross-listed between one or more disciplines.

Discipline Courses
Architecture ♦ Architectural History of Spain
♦ Barcelona : Emergencies and Urgencies
♦ Barcelona: From City to House and Back
♦ Barcelona: Land, Construction and Craft
 Barcelona: On Representation
♦ Design Thinking: Independent Study on Barcelona
♦ Site, Form and Space: The Collective and Domestic Domains
♦ The Unfinished Barcelona: Urban Housing in Poblenou
Art / Art History ♦ Capturing Barcelona through Photography
♦ History of the Mediterranean Through Its Art 
♦ Picasso, Matisse, Dali and the Mediterranean
♦ Writing the City
Business ♦ Advertising and Society
♦ Business Ethics
♦ Consumer Behavior 
♦ Fashion Business and Product Strategy 
♦ Global Marketing 
♦ Intercultural Management 
♦ International Business Today and Tomorrow 
♦ International Wine Trade 
♦ Marketing and Distribution Channels 
♦ Shopper Data and Business Research 
♦ Sports in Catalonia, Spain and Europe: A Cultural Approach 
♦ The Business of Social Media 
♦ Wine Marketing and Analysis 

Communication Studies ♦ Communication and Gender
♦ Intercultural Communication
♦ Media and Conflict
Cross Cultural Studies ♦ Sports in Catalonia, Spain and Europe: A Cultural Approach
Economics ♦ Intermediate Macroeconomics
♦ Intermediate Microeconomics
♦ The Political Economy of European Integration
Environmental Studies ♦ Global Environmental Politics
Film Studies ♦ Spain as Seen through its Movies
Finance ♦ Financial Management
♦ International Finance
Geography ♦ Analyzing and Exploring the Global City
History ♦ History of the Mediterranean Through Its Art
♦ Spanish Civilization and Culture
International Relations ♦ Global Environmental Politics 
♦ Media and Conflict
♦ Nationalism in Comparative Perspective 
Internships ♦ Internship
Language & Culture - Spanish ♦ Beginning Spanish I
♦ Beginning Spanish II
♦ Intermediate Spanish I
♦ Intermediate Spanish II
♦ Conversation
 El Nuevo Mundo Hoy - Spanish Honors Seminar 
♦ Spain as Seen through its Movies
♦ Spanish Civilization and Culture
Management ♦ Operations Management 
♦ Organizational Behavior 
♦ Statistical Inference in Management 
Marketing ♦ Principles of Marketing
♦ Wine Marketing and Analysis
Philosophy ♦ Ethics in Society 
Political Science ♦ Global Environmental Politics
♦ Nationalism in Comparative Perspective
♦ The Political Economy of European Integration
Psychology ♦ Abnormal Psychology 
♦ Cross-Cultural Psychology  
♦ Human Sexuality 
♦ Human Development in Cultural Contexts
♦ Music Therapy: Exploring the Healing Power of Sound and Music 
♦ Positive Psychology and Happiness 
♦ Social Psychology
Religious Studies ♦ The Children of Abraham: Judaism, Christianity and Islam
Sociology ♦ Nationalism in Comparative Perspective
♦ Sports in Catalonia, Spain and Europe: A Cultural Approach
Wine Studies  International Wine Trade
 Wine and Food Pairing
 Wine Marketing and Sensory Analysis