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API and Parsons Paris welcome students to our pre-college program in Barcelona this summer!  Due to the Summer Olympics taking place in Paris, this program is being exclusively offered in Barcelona for 2024. Hosted by outstanding Parsons faculty, students will dive into the captivating world of art and design from crafting fabrics to exploring opera costumes and iconic Fashion Week dresses. Discover the glamorous and incredible world of fashion!

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What Makes This Program Unique

Learn more about your host city, excursions, housing and available classes, then click to the program page and application.

Glorious Beach Scene in Barcelona, Spain

Experience Beautiful Barcelona

World renowned for its incredible Gaudí and Modernist architecture and extensive art and museums, Barcelona also overlooks the magnificent Mediterranean Sea, offers fabulous outdoor markets and incredible shopping opportunities!


Earn College Credit

Participants will earn 3 U.S. credits during this program. Parsons Paris – The New School, Barcelona has 4 courses available in the catalog during the Summer term, all taught by Parsons faculty.

Comfortable and convenient student housing in Barcelona

Comfortable, Convenient Housing

Get ready to experience the ultimate student lifestyle at this student residence in Barcelona! With its central location and amenities, this building is the perfect place to study, relax, and live your best life.

Enjoy Exciting Excursions

API students participate in excursions designed to help familiarize them with the culture and surrounding areas of their host city and country. Pictured here is one such excursion to beautiful Catalonia!