By: Courtney Finnigan and Lizzie Triplett

First impressions and challenges of studying abroad in Barcelona are different for everyone, but these are some of the ones students have experienced so far. Barcelona is one of the most popular destinations in Europe. People come to experience the vibrant and exciting lifestyle, the unique architecture and the rich culture of the largest metropolis on the Mediterranean Sea. It’s not surprising it attracts over 9 million visitors a year! Some first impressions and challenges that come with studying abroad are listed below: