The programs are held in Barcelona, an open-minded, Mediterranean city with an active and cosmopolitan population. Barcelona is a truly Mediterranean city in southwestern Europe, thanks to its geographic location and history, traditions and cultural influences. It is considered one of the greatest cultural capitals of the world due to its dynamic and entrepreneurial nature.

Institut Quimic de Sarria, IQS

IQS is a higher education center with over one hundred years of experience. IQS is a founding member of Universitat Ramon Llull. IQS has two Schools: IQS School of Engineering, where scientific and technical studies are taught, and IQS School of Management, where business and economic studies are taught.

Program Requirements

  • GPA Requirement: 3.0 minimum
  • Students must be in good disciplinary standing
  • Program offered to sophomores, juniors and seniors


  • Minimum of 12 SUNY credits
    • must reach a minimum of 24 ECTS
  • Students have the option to take a three-week long ‘Spanish for Business’ course before the start of the program
  • Business courses are offered in both English and Spanish
    • (Spanish instruction requires proficiency test.)
  • Exchange spots for this program are limited; however, applying as a 'study abroad' applicant is possible
  • IQS course descriptions External link
  • 2019-2020 courses at IQS
  • Course equivalents


Additional Information

Program includes:

  • All program, lab, and field fees
  • Full use of University of Nicosia labs and facilities
  • Double occupancy housing (2 students/bedroom), typically in 2BR apartments in residential areas of Nicosia
  • On-site orientation and emergency support from local staff
  • Six to eight days of exciting day and overnight excursions in Cyprus and multiple cultural activities and experiences
  • All ground transportation for host country excursions
  • Double-occupancy accommodation in tourist-class hotels including breakfast during any overnight group travel.
  • All admission fees to museums and cultural institutions visited with the group
  • All guide fees for group trips and excursions
  • Airport welcome and transfer from Larnaca airport to Nicosia. All airport transfers when traveling with the group
  • Insurance for overseas medical expenses, medical evacuation and repatriation
  • Use of a GSM cell phone handset
  • US-based support for credit transfer, financial aid and alumni services

Important Links

Study Abroad

Laffin Hall, Room 302
Monday-Friday 9:00am-4:00pm


Elizabeth Hamberger
Study Abroad Specialist

Program Dates:

  • Fall 2020: Program information coming soon
  • Spring 2021: Program information coming soon 

Application Deadline:

  • Spring Application due October 15
  • Fall Application due April 15