Program Details

Sites visited: France: Aix-en-Provence, Marseille, Rhône Valley, Cassis, and Bordeaux Spain: Barcelona, and Cava and Penedès
Bordeaux, France; Barcelona, Spain; Vilafranca Del Penedes, Spain; Aix-En-Provence, France; Cassis, France; Marseille, France
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Winter Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:

The Wine, Gastronomy & Sustainability of the Mediterranean J-Term Seminar focuses on the appreciation of gastronomy and wine while exploring regional and local delicacies. Students will learn to appreciate how these products are produced, understand how it impacts the environment, and will begin to recognize how our consumption choices may be a potential solution or hazard to the global environmental crisis.

Setting Description:
IAU’s J-Term Traveling Seminars are unique in that the classroom and campus changes based on the location of the program. The J-Terms consist of 17-21 day academic and cultural courses led by IAU faculty and include 24/7 staff support. The seminars are thematic in nature and involve travel through multiple countries. During the program, students have access to a variety of spaces including partner institutions, hotel conference rooms, lecture halls, and museums in which to conduct coursework and lectures. Students are housed in hotels or residence halls in each city. Breakfast is included.
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