10 Reasons to Start in Barcelona
Why part-time MPH students opt for Fall Institute in Barcelona
No ordinary Top-10 can convey all the reasons that part-time/online MPH students love the Bloomberg School’s Barcelona Fall Institute, now open for applications. This list, like the program itself, is creatively compressed and unusually cosmopolitan.
Students can attend for one week or three, taking a single class or several to jump-start their part-time studies toward an MPH degree.
Dos: World-Class Faculty.
The students may be part-time, but the Bloomberg School faculty is fully accessible and eager to provide the same rich educational experience as classes at home in Baltimore.
Tres: Easier to Apply than Ever.
Starting with the Barcelona Fall Institute (application deadline: August 1) prospective Bloomberg School part-timers can use SOPHAS, the Centralized Application Service for Public Health.
Cuatro: The Food.
Institute founder and Barcelona native Vincente Navarro can’t hide his enthusiasm about Barcelona cuisine: “It’s the best!”
Cinco: Diverse student body.
Last year's cohort included 26 professionals from around the globe, including an oncology nurse from the US., a Canadian attorney, a business manager from France, and a Pakistani physician.
Seis: Customer Satisfaction.
Students consistently rave about the educational quality of the Barcelona experience.
Siete, Ocho, Nueve: Location, location, location.
With a huge harbor and world-class cultural offerings, Barcelona boasts a gorgeous Mediterranean setting that’s convenient to commuters from several continents.
What started with a few courses by Hopkins faculty for staff of the Barcelona Public Health Department has grown, expanded and evolved into a full-fledged Institute that’s now in its 11th year.