Spanish Culture & SocietyNot scheduled to run in January 2020. Students are encouraged to apply for any of IAU’s other J-Term seminars.
January 3 - 18, 2020
The Spanish Culture and Society January Term Seminar in Seville, Granada and Córdoba is hosted by the International College of Seville (ICS) and is designed for students wishing to deepen their understanding and appreciation of Spain. Over two weeks, students will live with local Spanish hosts in Seville, participate in field studies throughout southern Spain, enroll in courses focused on Spanish culture and society, and participate in cultural activities such as flamenco shows, cooking classes, city walking tours, boat cruises, tapas tastings, and even a special New Years Eve dinner. Faculty members, as well as local guides and specialists, will deepen students' understanding of the people, customs, and culture of Spain in a hands-on, experiential learning environment.
Students can choose one of the following three-credit courses:
- Art History 338: Spanish Culture and Society
- Cross Cultural Studies 338: Spanish Culture and Society
- History 338: Spanish Culture and Society
Sample cultural visits include:
- Cathedral of Seville
- Islamic & Jewish Quarters
- San Jorge Castle
- Triana Market
- Alcázar of Seville
- Plaza de España y de América
January 2020: $4,985
Program fees include tuition for 6 credits, lodging with breakfast, lunch, and dinner provided daily, medical insurance, entrance fees for scheduled cultural activities, and transportation for day trips.
Students who enroll in a January Term Seminar and the spring semester in Aix-en-Provence consecutively are eligible to receive a $2,000 grant credited to their spring semester invoice. In order to be eligible to receive the grant, students must participate in the Early Start Program during the week between the end of the January Term Seminar and the start of the spring semester. The Early Start Program allows students to move in with their French hosts a week before the semester begins, receive French language instruction, and participate in local cultural activities! Visit