When given the opportunity to study abroad in any city, anywhere in the world, how does one decide? Usually, students do their research and narrow it down to which areas offer the best all-round experience. It may come as no surprise that Spain, and in particular Barcelona, both come out on top time after time. According to http://www.goabroad.com, Spain is currently home to approximately 25,000 American ‘study abroad’ students.
CEA Global Education has stated that Barcelona remains the most popular destination for students studying abroad, despite the fact that the company offers programs worldwide. Many of the third party organizations that offer study abroad options, such as API (Academic Programs International)
Why is Barcelona the Best?
Barcelona is the cosmopolitan capital of Europe. It has been a major cultural center since the Middle Ages and attracts thousands of tourists and ex-pats from around the world. Although Madrid is a popular option for those looking to study abroad, many students choose Barcelona because it has the unique experience offered by Catalonia, as well as a superb location on the Mediterranean coast. In addition, it has multiple beaches, fantastic nightlife and a vast display of modernism art by famous architects such as Antoni Gaudí. Its independent, vibrant and diverse culture also adds to its charm, making Barcelona the ideal study abroad location. By living in the city, students are able to meet Spanish and international students, and develop a deeper knowledge of what it means to be a citizen of the world.
The students that choose Barcelona as their destination for study, will certainly need to find accommodation in which they will feel comfortable and at home. For many, it will be their first time away from family and friends, and a safe environment in a location suited to their needs is a must. Apartment Barcelona has over 500 apartments in the city to choose from, allowing students to select their ideal home-away-from-
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Apartment Barcelona offers more than 500 Barcelona apartments for short or long-term stays. From luxury Barcelona apartments to studio apartments in Barcelona, we have a wide variety of accommodation all across the city. With beach apartments in Barcelona, sea view apartments, Ramblas apartments and Eixample apartments, you are sure to find your perfect Barcelona accommodation here.