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  • Locations: Granada, Spain; Madrid, Spain; Sevilla, Spain; Toledo, Spain; various, Morocco
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 02/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission 05/09/2018 05/31/2018

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Adviser: Guthrie, Nancy
Program Director:
Ladner, Erik, Taoutel, Jean-Pierre
Housing Options: Hotel/Tourist Lodging Cumulative GPA: 2.5
Language of Instruction: English Host Country Language: Arabic, French, Spanish
Online Course Catalog Available: No
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Program Description:

Andalucia: The Golden Age of Al-Andaluz and intersections of religions and cultures in Southern Spain and Morocco
LAS Global Seminar in Maymap

New location for 2018!! The predominant languages are Spanish in Madrid, Sevilla, and Granada, Spain; and Colloquial Moroccan Arabic, Modern Standard Arabic, and French in Morocco. No previous Arabic or Spanish required, but always welcome!


Academic Program

Students take one course for 3 credit hours. 


Students stay in hotels for the three weeks of the program. 



Students arrange their own transportation to Madrid, Spain; those who do not have extensive experience traveling internationally are encouraged to book the same flights. Around Spain, most transportation will be by bus or train between cities. 



The course fee for Summer 2018 is still under review.


Financial Aid & Scholarshipscity

In general, financial aid received to attend the Iowa State University may be applied toward the cost of studying abroad. Aid eligibility is adjusted to reflect the total cost of participating in the program. In addition, students are encouraged to apply for need- and merit-based scholarships awarded by their college and the Study Abroad Center. (See Affording to Go on the Study Abroad Center website here.)



The program is open to all students who have a 2.5 GPA. 


Program Descriptioncity

The ISU LAS Global Seminar is a three-week intensive culture program. The program begins with on-site orientation to familiarize participants with Spanish and Moroccan culture in Madrid. 


This program offers a short stay in Morocco but the program is primarily in Spain.



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