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INTERNATIONELLA SKOLORNA BARCELONA


Internationella Internationella Skolorna Barcelona - language school in the old city center of Barcelona. We are a part of the swedish foundation Internationella skolorna and since 2005 we offer language courses , mainly in swedish and spanish as well as workshops in photography and art. 

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INTERNATIONELLA SKOLORNA BARCELONA


Internationella Internationella Skolorna Barcelona - language school in the old city center of Barcelona. We are a part of the swedish foundation Internationella skolorna and since 2005 we offer language courses , mainly in swedish and spanish as well as workshops in photography and art. 

Swedish foundation Internationella Skolorna

About us

We are a part of the Swedish foundation Internationella Skolorna and since 2005 we offer language courses, mainly in Swedish and Spanish as well as workshops in photography and art.

Our school is located in the ancient historical center of Barcelona, a couple of minutes walk from the Catalunya square and 15 minutes from the beach. The courses take place in spacious rooms with air conditioning. Wi-Fi, expending machines and coffee are provided in an international atmosphere with plenty of chances to practice the language you are learning and of course our lovely terrace with a view of the cathedral are a couple of small extras that you will only get with us and that makes your stay so much nicer.

 

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Study Abroad in Barcelona - Academic year


Study Abroad in Barcelona - Academic year


Internationella Skolorna offers Spanish courses that can be combined with other elective courses in the fields of business and design.

Academic year/Semester programe

For international students who want to spend one semester in Barcelona, Internationella Skolorna and the University of Vic offers the possibility to combine language studies and Business Design & Management.

Internationella Skolorna offers Spanish courses that can be combined with other elective courses in the fields of business and design. On completion you receive el University of Vic Central University of Catalonia certificate with academic credits that your home university will recognize. These courses are strongly oriented towards practice but they also cover the basic theory needed to work on real case studies. Professionals from the world of business and design will be invited to some of the course sessions.

All courses are available in both semesters, each with a total of 45 contact hours ( 6 European credits).

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Courses

Spanish A1-A2  (obligatory)

Free election courses

Smart cities: the case of Barcelona. Local competitiveness | City marketing | Place branding | Case study: 22@ and Mobile World Capital Barcelona 

Design thinking: Creativity techniques | Market research | Product design techniques | Fast product development

Digital business. Digital retailing | Augmented reality | Community management | Google Analytics 

Start-up creation: New business models | Entrepreneurship | Fund-raising and crowd-funding | Social innovation  

Marketing and fashion: International competitiveness | Consumer behavior | Marketing trends | Cool hunting

Brand design: Design and implementation of branding strategies | Brand positioning and values | Building a global brand | Naming new products and brand extensions

Leadership, business and society. Leadership skills | Business role and impact on society | Impact of society on business | Team-building

Academic courses

The University of Vic - Central University of Catalonia offers 32 bachelor's degrees in the fields of Arts & Humanities, Science, Health Sciences, Social Sciences and Engineering; 15 master's degrees in the fields of Experimental Sciences, Humanities, Technology, Social Sciences and Health Sciences; and 6 doctoral programmes in the fields of Experimental Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences and Health Sciences.

With 15 years of training experience,

the UVic-UCC International Centre for Continuing Education endeavors to provide quality, specialist training to meet new social needs. Further to this experience, our compliance with European directives on higher education and the 20.000 students who have put their trust in us over the years is testament to UVicUCC dynamism, innovation and quality.

 

 

Calendar

Semester 1 (15 weeks):

Starting September 2015

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Spanish courses - different levels


Spanish courses - different levels


Spanish intensive courses

About us
We are a part of the Swedish foundation Internationella Skolorna and since 2005 we offer language courses, mainly in Swedish and Spanish as well as workshops in photography and art.

Our school is located in the ancient historical center of Barcelona, a couple of minutes walk from the Catalunya square and 15 minutes from the beach. The courses take place in spacious rooms with air conditioning. Wi-Fi, expending machines and coffee are provided in an international atmosphere with plenty of chances to practice the language you are learning and of course our lovely terrace with a view of the cathedral are a couple of small extras that you will only get with us and that makes your stay so much nicer.

About our intense Spanish courses

Regardless if you are a beginner that wants to get a start with the language or an advanced student that aims to speak and write a perfect Spanish, the study pace is high on our intensive courses. We offer at least 4 hours of teaching daily, with a certain emphasis on oral communication but respecting each aspect of the language. It´s combined with group assignments and practical exercises on the street! All our teachers have university degrees in linguistics in addition to special training to teach Spanish for foreigners.

At the end of the course an examination is held and each participant will receive a certificate of attendance with the course description and attendance specified.

The minimum participant is 10 students.
Lost classes due to National and Public Holidays are not made up at other times.

Beginners course (A1) 
The course is designed for people who have never studied Spanish before but are ready to start intensely! We start at a basic level and work up in a steady pace. You have at least 4 hours of teaching daily 5 days a week, combined with group assignments and practical exercises on the street!

Beginners course (A2) 
The course is designed for people who have done our A1 course or that have a similar background, around 80 hours of Spanish learning. You have at least 4 hours of teaching daily 5 days a week, combined with group assignments and practical exercises on the street!

Intermediate course (B1.1)
The course is made for people who have done our A1 and A2 course or that have a similar background, around 160 h of spanish learning. You have at least 4 h teaching daily 5 days a week, combined with group assignments and practical exercises on the street!

Intermediate course (B1.2) 
The course is designed for people who have done our A1, A2 and B1.1 course or that have a similar background, around 240 hours of Spanish learning. You have at least 4 hours of teaching daily 5 days a week, combined with group assignments and practical exercises on the street!

Intermediate course (B2.1) 
The course is designed for people who have done our A1, A2 , B1.1 and B1.2 courses or that have a similar background, around 320 hours of Spanish learning. 

Intermediate course (B2.2) 

The course is designed for people who have done our A1, A2 , B1.1, B1.2 and B2.1 courses or that have a similar background, around 400 hours of Spanish learning. 

Intermediate course (B2.3)
The course is designed for people who have done our A1, A2 , B1.1, B1.2, B2.1 and B2.2 courses or that have a similar background, around 400 hours of Spanish learning. 

Don´t hesitate to contact us if you need help in finding out which course  that will suits you best according to your level ! 

Life in Barcelona

As soon as we get your request we will send you information about the city, housing and the school.

For example, it is usual to rent a room in a shared apartment through a private owner. We will give you all the information you need to make your stay as pleasant as possible! A normal rent can be around 300-500 €/month, with a deposit that is usually a month rent, but that will be given back to you after your stay if the apartment is left in a good state.

IMPORTANT! After your request is made, we will contact you with information concerning the payment of the course. We will confirm whether or not the course takes place the latest one (1) month before the course starting date. As specified before, the minimum number of students is 10 for the course to take place. For these reason, we recommend you not to buy your plane tickets before the confirmation. If the course is cancelled due to lack of students the whole registration fee is refunded.

Course dates 2016

11/1 - 5/2:       A1 and B2.1
8/2 - 4/3:         A1, A2 and B2.2
7/3 - 1/4:         A1, A2, B1.1 and B2.3
4/4 - 29/4:       A1, A2, B1.1,  B1.2 and C1.1
2/5 - 27/5:       A1, A2, B1.1, B1.2, B2.1 and C1.2
30/5 -24/6:      A1, A2, B1.1, B1.2, B2.1, B2.2 and C1.3
27/5 - 22/7:     A1, A2, B2.3

29/8 - 23/9:      A1 and C1.1
26/9 - 21/10:    A1, A2 and C1.2
24/10 - 18/11:  A1,A2, B1.1 and C1.3
21/11 -16/12:   A1,A2, B1.2

PRICES:
360 € /4 week course and level

15 % discounts If you apply for 4 courses :
Course A1 - B1.2: 1224 €

20 % discounts if you apply for 6 - 7 courses:
Course A1 - B2.3:   2016 €
Course B2.1-C1.3:  1728

THE PRICE INCLUDES:
Aprox. 80 academic hours (45 minutes each) per course.
-Introduction in English (and Swedish) with all the information you may need.
-Problem based learning that helps you to get a good start to your
-Spanish and exploit all the practical uses.
-One cultural lesson per course outside the classroom.
-Opportunity to have language exchanges with other Spanish speaking students on the school.
-Possibility to borrow films and books.
-Detailed information about housing.

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Spanish & Art


Spanish & Art


Develop your art skills and get a privileged insight of Barcelonas art life while you learn spanish. In the frame of an englobing art program you will take part of the latest within art and creation in Barcelona. During the morning you will study art and develop your art skills while you create your own portfolio. Meanwhile you will also get essential knowledge - both practical as well as theoretical about modem art in the world. During the afternoon you will learn spanish. Minimum 12 h spanish teaching per week in addition to group assignments, film screenings, culture courses, improvisation, teacher led language exchanges and assignments to solve in spanish on the streets of Barcelona.

All the different language skills are included in the course but with a certain focus on the verbal communication skills. The program is a kooperation betten the art school Estudio Nómada & Internationella Skolorna.

Spanish & Art

Spanish & Art

More info on art studies to be found here http://www.estudio-nomada.com

Content of the course:

  • Theoretical and practical art workshops
  • Feedback on your work, individually by the teacher and in groups
  • Spanish studies, 12 h min per week
  • Museum- and art gallery-visits
  • Final assignment and exhibition

After the course you will have:

  • improved your spanish level
  • developed your art skills
  • gotten an insight on the different art forms in Barcelona and the world
  • created your own art portfolio (for further studies and/or work)



Art & Spanish Period 1 February – 30 June 2016 Cost Art & Spanish: €600/month Art Program + Spanish add-on: €875/month

Art & Spanish

Period
1 February – 30 June 2016

Cost
Art & Spanish: €600/month
Art Program + Spanish add-on: €875/month

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Swedish on Visingsö


 SWEDISH ON VISINGSÖ

Swedish on Visingsö


 SWEDISH ON VISINGSÖ

In cooperation with Braheskolan Visingsö folkhögskola, IS Internationella Skolorna are again offering the  Swedish on Visingsö  course from April to May, on the wonderful island of Visingsö. A special highlight for all the participants is to experience Valborg (Walpurgis Night) first-hand in Sweden!

Visingsö is the largest island in lake Vättern and lies approximately level with Gränna. Established back in 1636 by Per Brahe, the school is located in the midst of the beautiful landscape and old castle ruins. The course includes five hours of lessons per day (Monday to Friday), whereby the focus is on communication and practical exercises. The previous and newly gained knowledge of the language can and should be used directly on-site.

COURSE CONTENTS

Communication exercises, reading and listening comprehension, discussion exercises, writing and grammar exercises, intercultural communication.

Exciting activities will complement the language lessons, such as participation in the traditional remmalag, which involves exploring the island by horse and carriage, and a boat trip to Gränna, the home of the Swedish polkargrisar.

 

Accommodation

All course participants live at Braheskolan, in the middle of Visingsö, in a typical red stuga (single rooms, youth hostel standard). The dining room is located in a beautiful building from the century before last and, in combination with the picturesque landscape, contributes to the high spirits of all participants on Visingsö.

DATES

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PRICE649 EUR / 5.630 SEK.

The price for one week (seven overnight stays) on Visingsö 

This includes 25 hours of language training, accommodation and full board at Braheskolan, trips and activities. Travel to and from Visingsö are not included. A total of 15 places are available, IS Düsseldorf retains the right to cancel the course if insufficient participants are found in order to hold the course.

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The prerequisite for participation is language level A1 of the common European framework of reference for languages.

The prerequisite for participation is language level A1 of the common European framework of reference for languages.

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ENGLISH ACAdemic Studies


ENGLISH ACAdemic Studies


ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC STUDIES.

The course is designed for those who wish to improve their English with the objective to pass the TOEFL-test or simply wish to improve their skills in academic English.

The students will practice their writing and reading skills by treating and summarizing a variety of texts and articles. Furthermore, the student will be taught to write articles and theses using the rules of English grammar. Concerning the development of oral skills, the students will discuss different subjects during the lessons and make oral presentations in order to improve the understanding of spoken English and to feel comfortable expressing themselves in front of a group.

At last, with the guidance of the teacher, we will prepare and eventually pass a sample of a TOEFL test.

TARGET STUDENTS

Students who aim to study in English abroad, or want to acquire or improve academic English

Learn English in Barcelona

Level of requirements: advanced or intermediate of English

The course aims those who wish to acquire an academic English with the objective to pursuit their studies in an English speaking country.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

- produce written academic texts and reports

- use English rules of grammar

- read and understand fictional as well as non-fictional texts

- discuss different subjects

- give oral presentations

Learn english for academic studies

COURSE COMPONENTS

Reading understanding and Essay writing:
In the context of the course, the students reads a number of articles and texts that will then be briefly summarized by each student and analyzed in discussion groups.
 

GRAMMAR

Basic rules of English grammar and their applications

Oral presentation.

The emphasis will be on practical presentation tasks and rhetorical technics.

Furthermore the student will have the opportunity to work through a sample of a TOEFL test (Test of English as Foreign Language) online with guidance.

The course will include both lectures and group works in the classroom. Additionally, a part of the course will be web based, like a distance course, to maximize the effective learning time.

COURSE MATERIAL

Vanessa Jakeman & Clare McDowell. 2008. New Insight Insight into IELTS, Student’s book with answers. ISBN: 978-0-521-68089-9

John Peck & Martin Coyle. 2012. The student’s guide to writing. ISBN: 978-0-230-37388

Additional material can be recommended.

COURSE DATES

Start: English for academic studies.
 

Start: English for academic studies.
 

Tuesdays 19.00 – 20.45   

10 weeks

PRICE: 450 EUR

THE PRICE INCLUDES:
Aprox. 40 academic hours (45 minutes each) per course.
-Introduction in English with all the information you may need.
-Problem based learning that helps you to get a good start to your
-Spanish and exploit all the practical uses.
-Opportunity to have language exchanges with english/swedish speaking students on the school.
-Possibility to borrow films and books.

WRITE TO US FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR APPLY NOW FOR THE COURSES

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Pia Ulin INTERIOR AND STILL LIFE PHOTOGRAPHY


Pia Ulin INTERIOR AND STILL LIFE PHOTOGRAPHY


The internationally acclaimed photographer Pia Ulin (IKEA, HM Home, West Elm, Residence Magazine, Martha Stewart, Anthropologie, Vingresor, Elle Decoration, Dwell) holds an intriguing and practical workshop in Barcelona. Pia Ulin has a special ability to enhance, intensify and bring out the best of indoor environments and objects. She guides us through the practical aspects of photography when it comes to uplift interiors, interpret light, composition, capture spaces and experiment with color tones. She tells us about her collaboration with stylists and describes her daily work: the evolution from an assignment to a finished product.
For 5 days you get the opportunity to work with and be evaluated by Pia in a series of…

  • different exciting locations, shooting
  • different still-lives with objects from well known designers
  • different outdoor locations in the intriguing city of Barcelona

As a participant you get to experiment and to compose photos (together with a local stylist) under the coaching and guidance of Pia, with direct access to her unique experience and knowledge.  

TARGET GROUP

The workshop is for photographers who aim to develop their photography in the interior field, get introduced to and inspired by a new imagery and improve their portfolio.

Prerequisites and equipment
- Good knowledge in photo shooting and camera handling
- Digital camera
- Laptop for image processing
- 3 lenzes, 28, 50 and 85
- Photoshop or similar software
- Tripod
- Portable Reflector 
- External hard drive 

LOCATION

Internationella Skolorna Barcelona (the international schools) - Barcelona, Spain. We are a part of the Swedish foundation Internationella Skolorna and since 2005 we offer language courses, manly in Swedish and Spanish, and workshops in photography and art.

Our school is situated in the ancient historical center of Barcelona, a couple of minutes walk from the Catalunya square and 15 minutes from the beach. The courses take place in spacious rooms with air conditioning. Wi-fi, expending machines, coffee, an international atmosphere, an administrative staff that speaks english, swedish and spanish and of course our lovely terrace with a view of the cathedral; are a couple of small extras that you’ll only get with us and that makes your stay so much nicer.

PRICE & CONDITIONS 2017

DATE  2-6 OCTOBER 2017

785 €

The price includes:
- Theoretical and practical workshop
- Guidance before and during the different assignments
- Access to server for photo storage during the workshop.
- Welcome lunch (or dinner)
The price does not include:
- Flight to and from Barcelona
- Accommodation
- Meals
- Insurance

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