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  • Locations: Barcelona, Spain
  • Program Terms: Spring
  • Restrictions: UCF applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Spring
  • Courses Offered
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 05/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission 01/08/2019 05/15/2019

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be notified via email upon acceptance into this program.
Fact Sheet:
Areas of Study: Business Language of Instruction: English
Minimum GPA: 3.0 Visa Required: Yes
Minimum Number of Credit Hours: 12 Program Type: Reciprocal Student Exchange
Program Description:
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Program Description:

The UCF College of Business Administration (COBA) students have the opportunity to participate in an exchange program with the Institut Químic de Sarrià (IQS) in Barcelona, Spain. IQS, an Institute with more than 100 years of history, is part of the Ramon Llull University. IQS is comprised of two Faculties: Escuela Técnica Superior IQS (IQS Technical College) and Facultad de Economía IQS (IQS Faculty of Economics). The Faculty of Economics is a “top centre specializing in Business Administration, prominent at both the undergraduate and graduate level, applying a comprehensive methodology that equips students to create, lead and manage industrial and technology based organizations.”

IQS is located in Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia and the second largest city in Spain, behind Madrid. The city, with a population of more than 1.6 million, is known for its art, culture, museums, and football team, among many other facets. Barcelona is bounded by the Mediterranean to the east and the Serra de Collserola mountain range to the west.

Minimum Requirements:
  • UCF GPA: 3.0 
  • Must be a pre-business or business major
  • Business Common Program Prerequisites complete
  • Must be in good standing (academic, conduct and financial) with UCF
  • Have attended UCF for at least two full semesters prior to the beginning of the semester abroad
  • Must be registered full-time while participating in the exchange
  • Must have at least one semester left to graduate, upon returning from your semester abroad
For general COBA study abroad inquiries, refer to this website:
Program Contact:

To discuss coursework, schedule an appointment with Holly Bouma, Associate Director of International Programs, COBA,

Application Process:

You can apply online for this program.  

Book an appointment to discuss appropriate coursework. 

All applications will be reviewed and selected applicants will be notified of how to follow up. Assessment of the applications will be based on the academic qualifications of the applicant and how well the program fits with the courses that the applicant has taken. UCF does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation and/or veteran status.

Additional Information:

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