Author: arzamer

Returning from Maryland-in-Barcelona

Returning from Maryland-in-Barcelona

As my final blog post about studying abroad in Barcelona, I would like to share some of the differences and adaptations I have experienced since returning home. Due to a short semester, I actually...

Activities with Maryland-In-Barcelona

Activities with Maryland-In-Barcelona

One of the best perks about the Maryland-In-Barcelona program is the team of employees that work to put together everything. From helping to adjust classes to planning group-wide activities, they were always available whenever...

Traveling with Maryland-in-Barcelona

Traveling with Maryland-in-Barcelona

As I’m sure everyone expects, the greatest perk of studying abroad in Europe is the quick access to traveling every weekend. In my short 3 months here, I have already visited Copenhagen, Nice, Monaco,...

Culture with Maryland-in-Barcelona

Culture with Maryland-in-Barcelona

The biggest difference between studying in America and studying in Spain is definitely the cultural differences in what is normal and acceptable. For example, my classes at UMD are not required and often, some...

Academics with Maryland-In-Barcelona

Academics with Maryland-In-Barcelona

One of the main reasons I chose to study abroad in Barcelona was because of the opportunities to take classes that fulfilled my major requirements. This semester I am taking International Finance, Strategic Management...