Placeholder image for Religious Programme in Barcelona

Religious Programme in Barcelona, Short Course

  • Application Deadline
  • 21 days
    Duration
Barcelona, Spain
With the help of Dr Judit Urbano, who has a Doctorate in the History of Art from the University of Barcelona, it is possible to access a programme that will allow you to discover the religious influence that imbues Spanish culture by means of both classes and excursions. The climate, the cosmopolitan atmosphere and its more than 2000 years of history have made Barcelona into the third happiest city in the world according to Forbes magazine, in 2009.
Access all 180000+ programmes, for free with a Studyportals account.
account benefits visualised
Continue with
or
By registering, you agree to our  Privacy Statement  and  Terms and Conditions.

Overview

From the Early Middle Ages onwards our culture has been influenced by the Christian religion. This course aims to describe its iconography through artistic representations from different moments in history. Also, through these tours around the city and visits to the most important museums, it will be possible to view the works that best represent each different era.

The UIC’s Study Abroad programme is designed so that participants not only increase their knowledge but also enjoy their time in Barcelona through the various activities which are organised for them, such as guided visits to museums and monuments, which will allow them to discover both the culture and the best Spanish cuisine.

The UIC’s Study Abroad programme will involve 60 hours of study over a period of three weeks and will
include classes on the following topics:
  • The History and Sociology of Religions.
  • Christian Iconography from Romanesque to Gaudí. By Judith Urbano
  • The Religious Dimension of Man. By Robert Gahl (USA, Professor of Ethics in the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross)
Series of conferences:

By G. Tanzella-Nitti (Professor of Fundamental Theology, and also responsible for the following website:

  • It is reasonable to believe.
  • Christians in Science or “the planet is for those who work for it”.
  • The main difficulties of faith for young people.
  • Is faith in Christ and the Church contradictory or consistent?
  • Suffering: an impediment to faith?

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    April 1st 2014

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 21 days
  • Credits
    6 ECTS

    The students are graded on class participation, in-class activities, homework assignments, examinations, papers, and oral presentations, similar to standards in the U.S. A. Numerical grades are given based on a 10-point scale and converted to the U.S. grading scale. Students must check with their professors to find out exam and other due dates.

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

The UIC’s Study Abroad programme will involve 60 hours of study over a period of three weeks and will include classes on the following topics:
  • The History and Sociology of Religions.
  • Christian Iconography from Romanesque to Gaudí.
  • The Religious Dimension of Man.
Series of conferences:
  • It is reasonable to believe.
  • Christians in Science or “the planet is for those who work for it”.
  • The main difficulties of faith for young people.
  • Is faith in Christ and the Church contradictory or consistent?
  • Suffering: an impediment to faith?
PROGRAMME-MODULES
Week 1:
  • The History and Sociology of Religions
Week 2:
  • Christian Iconography from Romanesque to Gaudí
Week 3:
  • The Religious Dimension of Man

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

3 weeks complete.

3 weeks = 60 hours

• Week 1: 16 class hours

• Week 2: 26 class hours

• Week 3: 18 class hours + 3 in-class debates

The sessions include excursions, museum visits and a farewell dinner.

Living costs for Barcelona

  • 770 - 1360 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Let us fund your studies abroad!

Apply to The Global Study Awards and get the chance to receive up to £10000 for your study abroad! This funding is powered by ISIC, British Council, IELTS and Studyportals.

Tell me more
Global Study Awards

Wishlist

You’ve wishlisted multiple studies. Did you know you can compare them side-by-side in our Compare-tool?