CAS '19

Osiris Childs

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SA: CASA Barcelona

Program Abroad:

  • Semester Abroad (SA): Penn Semester in Barcelona: Consortium for Advanced Studies Abroad (CASA), Spain

Ask me about...

  • Joining a sports team for one of the universities

  • Getting involved with the local universities and culture

  • Making connections that extended past my American classmates

My Experience Abroad:

Besides having taken all political science related courses,  being in Spain during a tense time of the Catalonian independence movement and witnessing the political conflict take place on the streets engaged a lot with the international relations coursework I have taken at Penn. 

Other Highlights:

  • Witnessing strikes and protests in Barcelona regarding the Catalonian Independence movement

  • Going boating in the middle of the Mediterranean

  • Attending Oktoberfest with some of my friends

  • Traveling to other European countries

  • Being away from home and having the opportunity to live in a brand new place meshed into an entirely different culture and society

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