European Diploma Courses for International Students

ACADEMIC YEAR 2021 - 2022

International Business Development

Business Principles, Business Creation, Digital Marketing

International Service Management

Hospitality, Tourism, Hotel & Restaurant Management

International
Studies

International Diplomacy, Globalization and Migration Studies

Special Blended Learning Program for Latin America

Online Study at home country + 10 Weeks of Intensive Academic and Applied Training in Barcelona

ISASS introduces a special blended learning program for students in the Latin America. A combination of online study and 10-week intensive program, this special execution empowers learners to earn a European Diploma of the International School of Applied Social Sciences (ISASS) in partnership with the UNIES School of Business.

Overview Details
Academic Year
2021 - 2022 (Open Registration)
Expected Graduation
After One (1) Year
Start of Online Classes
September 2021
Classes in Barcelona
Beginning 3rd Week of May, 2022
Five (5) hours face-to-face session per day
Five (5) classes per week (Monday to Friday)
Learning Hours in Barcelona
Two Hundred Fifty (250) Hours
Total Learning Hours
One Thousand Five Hundred (1,500) Hours

Accepting students in Latin America and the Caribbean

European Diploma for Latin America
  • Argentina
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Cuba
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • French Guiana
  • Guadeloupe
  • Guatemala
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Martinique
  • Mexico
  • Nicaragua
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Puerto Rico
  • Saint Barthu00e9lemy
  • Saint Martin
  • Saint Pierre and Miquelon
  • Uruguay
  • Venezuela

Course Information and Training Schedule

European Diploma in International Business Development

SPECIAL BLENDED LEARNING PROGRAM FOR LATIN AMERICA

BACKGROUND
Information Details
Earned:
European Diploma
Total Duration:
9 months to 12 months
European Credits:
60 ECTS (1,500 Learning Hours)
Study Hours per Week:
25 Hours
Medium of Instruction:
English
Mode of Delivery:
Blended Learning (Online and F2F)
Academic Facilitators:
International
MODULES
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business Creation
  • Digital Marketing

For the online modules, you will be assigned a topic to read, analyze every week with a mentor assigned to you. We will be using an online platform where you will have your own calendar that will reflect your assignments and submissions, as well as schedule of your video calls. You will be doing personal research, creating and maintaining a log book and some personal video entries that discuss a topic.

INTENSIVE ACADEMIC & APPLIED TRAINING SCHEDULE IN BARCELONA

WEEK 1
  • Communication in a multi-cultural environment
  • Cultural studies, sociology, language, tone of voice, distance, acceptable non-verbal communication, managing difficult conversation, use of body to communicate, writing to express not to impress, generally acceptable professional dress codes
WEEK 2
  • Leadership in a globalized environment
  • Recruitment, managing people, assessment of personal leadership skills, improving presentation skills for business, review and assessment of international business environment
WEEK 3
  • Understanding international entrepreneurship
  • Review and analysis of personal traits as aspiring entrepreneurs
  • Study of current trends in international entrepreneurship
  • Review of regional entrepreneurship trends (Europe & Asia, Latin America & Europe, etc.)
WEEK 4
  • Presentation of Business Ideas
WEEK 5
  • Case studies
  • Deep analysis of successful businesses
  • Review and analysis of business that failed
  • Start-up review and analysis of government agencies in Barcelona that assist start-ups
  • Barcelona business review
WEEK 6
  • Conception to execution: business ideas into business entities
  • Understanding the process of registration
  • Legal responsibilities and liabilities
  • Insurance
  • International invoicing
  • Digital business registration
WEEK 7
  • International funding and taxation
  • Business angels
  • Investors
  • Crowdfunding and crowdsourcing
  • Navigating the complex world of international taxation
WEEK 8
  • Understanding the power of digital marketing
  • Digesting digital marketing
  • Scanning the vast field of digital marketing
  • Presentation of case studies
WEEK 9
  • Leveraging social media for profit
  • Mastering different social media platforms
  • Understanding how to monetize clicks
  • Social media presence
  • Case studies
WEEK 10
  • Project presentation (Oral presentation to a panel)

European Diploma in International Service Management

SPECIAL BLENDED LEARNING PROGRAM FOR LATIN AMERICA

BACKGROUND
Information Details
Earned:
European Diploma
Total Duration:
9 months to 12 months
European Credits:
60 ECTS (1,500 Learning Hours)
Study Hours per Week:
25 Hours
Medium of Instruction:
English
Mode of Delivery:
Blended Learning (Online and F2F)
Academic Facilitators:
International
MODULES
  • Hospitality
  • Tourism
  • Hotel and Restaurant Management

For the online modules, you will be assigned a topic to read, analyze every week with a mentor assigned to you. We will be using an online platform where you will have your own calendar that will reflect your assignments and submissions, as well as schedule of your video calls. You will be doing personal research, creating and maintaining a log book and some personal video entries that discuss a topic.

INTENSIVE ACADEMIC & APPLIED TRAINING SCHEDULE IN BARCELONA

WEEK 1
  • Communication in a multi-cultural environment
  • Cultural studies, sociology, language, tone of voice, distance, acceptable non-verbal communication, managing difficult conversation, use of body to communicate, writing to express not to impress, generally acceptable professional dress codes
WEEK 2
  • Leadership in a globalized environment
  • Recruitment, managing people, assessment of personal leadership skills, improving presentation skills for business, review and assessment of international business environment
WEEK 3
  • Introduction to hospitality
  • What is hospitality, components of hospitality industry, careers in hospitality, personal and professional skills needed, hospitality across the globe
WEEK 4
  • Understanding tourism
  • Who are the tourists, most visited countries and cities in the world, types of tourism (leisure, luxury, dark tourism, sustainable tourism etc.), careers in tourism, suppliers, in-bound, out-bound
WEEK 5
  • Guided cultural, historical and fun trips around Barcelona and Catalonia
WEEK 6
  • Case studies about tourism
  • Presentation of personal case studies to a panel
WEEK 7
  • Hotel management
  • Different types of hotels, parts of hotel, suppliers, understanding the star ratings, understanding hotel operations
WEEK 8
  • Restaurant management
  • Types of restaurants, permits, government regulations, restaurant jargon, career, entrepreneurship opportunities, suppliers
  • Case studies
WEEK 9
  • Hotel and restaurant visits
  • Conferences with restaurant owners and suppliers
WEEK 10
  • Presentation of Research Proposal

European Diploma in International Studies

SPECIAL BLENDED LEARNING PROGRAM FOR LATIN AMERICA

BACKGROUND
Information Details
Earned:
European Diploma
Total Duration:
9 months to 12 months
European Credits:
60 ECTS (1,500 Learning Hours)
Study Hours per Week:
25 Hours
Medium of Instruction:
English
Mode of Delivery:
Blended Learning (Online and F2F)
Academic Facilitators:
International
MODULES
  • International Diplomacy
  • Globalization
  • Migration Studies

For the online modules, you will be assigned a topic to read, analyze every week with a mentor assigned to you. We will be using an online platform where you will have your own calendar that will reflect your assignments and submissions, as well as schedule of your video calls. You will be doing personal research, creating and maintaining a log book and some personal video entries that discuss a topic.

INTENSIVE ACADEMIC & APPLIED TRAINING SCHEDULE IN BARCELONA

WEEK 1
  • Communication in a multi-cultural environment
  • Cultural studies, sociology, language, tone of voice, distance, acceptable non-verbal communication, managing difficult conversation, use of body to communicate, writing to express not to impress, generally acceptable professional dress codes
WEEK 2
  • Leadership in a globalized environment
  • Recruitment, managing people, assessment of personal leadership skills, improving presentation skills for business, review and assessment of international business environment
WEEK 3
  • History and types of diplomacy
  • Diplomacy and strategy
  • Contemporary challenges
  • Negotiation strategies
WEEK 4
  • Introduction to global studies
  • Dimensions of globalization
  • Nation, state and the nation-state system
  • Health issues in globalization
  • Wealth distribution
  • Politics and globalization
WEEK 5
  • Introduction to migration studies
  • History of migration
  • Who are the migrants
  • Statistics
  • Past, current and future impacts of migration in distribution of wealth and health management and cultural and social footprint
WEEK 6
  • Cultural site visit in and around Catalonia
WEEK 7
  • Presentation of case studies
WEEK 8
  • Connecting global studies and international diplomacy or international diplomacy and migration or migration and globalization
WEEK 9
  • Special seminar about current issues that affects and/or reflects international diplomacy, migration and global studies
WEEK 10
  • Presentation of Research Proposal

Admission

ISASS carefully reviews each and every application in order to ensure smooth and optimal learning experience for its students. Please ensure to meet all the requirements prior to filling up the Registration Form.

  • Submit your Registration Form

    Fill and submit the Registration Form online.
    Submit a proof of current registration / enrollment
    Submit scanned copy of personal documents (passport, Student ID, national issued ID with photo)

  • Settle your Initial Fees

    Pay the non-refundable 250€ Processing Fee and schedule a phone interview.
    After the phone interview, pay the 900€ for the Acceptance Letter to be issued.

  • Undergo Orientation and Learning Platform

    ISASS will send you the invitation to join the Online Platform.

    You will also be provided with full information about ISASS and how you can finish your European Diploma Course with flying colors. A Learner E-Handbook will also be provided to serve as guide throughout the course. Students are required to submit back a signed copy on all pages, GDPR guidelines included.

Fees and Payment Schedule

Each European Diploma Course has a total tuition fee of Two Thousand Nine Hundred Eighty Euros (2,980€). To make payment easier instead of outright, ISASS accepts payment schedule as follows:

Fee When to Pay
250€

Non-Refundable Processing Fee
Upon Submission of Registration Form (before phone interview)

900€
Issuance of Acceptance Letter
600€
First Tranche: December 1-5, 2021 (Two months after the start of program)
600€
Second Tranche: February 1-5, 2022
530€
Final Tranche: April 1-5, 2022

The tuition fee must be paid in FULL before the arrival in Barcelona for the Ten-Weeks Intensive Training and Seminar (3rd week of May 2022). Tuition fee does not include flight ticket, accommodation nor food expenses.

Frequently Asked Questions

Our European Diploma Courses offered is not a Degree Diploma. It is a proof of continuing education. All our Diploma Courses carry European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) points. This means that our courses under the European Education system follows the Bologna Convention and can be accredited by other educational institutions in Europe and the world. A 60 ECTS credits translate to 1,500 learning hours.