- Czech Republic
View Other Details
Can't choose just one country? IAU offers January Term Traveling Seminars that each visit multiple locations. Travel for 2-3 weeks between your fall and spring semesters or attend an IAU January Term Traveling Seminar before your spring semester in Aix-en-Provence, Barcelona, Madrid, or Florence! These short-term programs are worth 3 credits (1 class) where you learn on-the-go!
- Choose from multiple short-term programs and cross-disciplinary options
- Scholarship and grant opportunities
- All hotel accommodations and some meals included
- Experience local culture from lectures with local guides to traditional activities in host countries
- Study diplomacy, languages, literature, business, art history, psychology, wine studies, archaeology, literature, and more!
This seminar is designed for students interested in an academic and cultural experience in France, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, and Italy. Students explore major cities across Europe using literature and the arts as a guide to understanding the rise and establishment of the urban setting. Site visits and guided tours then allow students to experience the historical, geographical, and demographical foundations that inform the fictional representations of European cities.
This seminar course examines the complex relationship between the U.K. and the art, industry, and practice of performance and drama. Additionally, this course focuses on class and gender, and the ways in which theatre engages with and represents these systems. The seminar uses field work (museums and galleries, backstage tours, live performance, historic sites) to add relevance and cultural context to in-class discussions about theatre.
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 they impact the environment, and will begin to recognize how our consumption choices may be a potential solution or hazard to the global environmental crisis.
This study tour explores the challenges facing those who would use the tools of diplomacy to promote human rights in Europe and North Africa. From migration to gender, from religion to education and housing, we will explore what human rights are, how diplomacy can promote them, and why the Mediterranean is such a rich and complex arena in which to observe the challenges of striving for a more humane world.
This seminar builds visual literacy in the history of art and archaeology as well as examine philosophical literature of the Mediterranean Basin from Antiquity to the Middle Ages. Students' abilities to synthesize cultural, historical, political, and social information as it relates to the visual arts. Students will explore Greece and Italy and participate in experiential learning through site visits to explore the fields of history, art history, and archaeology.