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  • Locations: Aix en Provence, France; Algerciras, Spain; Casablanca, Morocco; Granada, Spain; Marseille, France; Paris, France; Seville, Spain
  • Program Terms: January Term
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  • Program Sponsor: Academic Studies Abroad 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
January Term 2021 10/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants 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:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Semester/Year Abroad Minimum GPA: 2.5
Class Eligibility: 1-Freshman, 2-Sophomore, 3-Junior, 4-Senior, 5-Graduate Language of Instruction: English
Areas of Study: Art History, Government & Politics, History, International & Cultural Studies, Religion Housing Options: Hotel/Hostel
Program Description:
 

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Spain, France, Morocco & Gibraltar - ASA J-Term

Traveling Seminar
 
  YOUR ASA EXPERIENCE
You will receive individualized support from ASA’s advisors and staff throughout your program application process, while you are abroad, and when you return. You will also receive a detailed pre-departure orientation guide which will help you know what to pack, what to expect when you arrive, and how to stay safe while abroad. 

Once you arrive you will participate in our onsite orientation with the other ASA students in your group. ASA’s site director will introduce you to your host city and culture through orientation and multiple events during the program. Our intentionally small group sizes allow ASA’s students to get to know one another and are an aspect of our programs for which our alumni consistently express their appreciation. You will have opportunities to meet other students and lots of new people through your classes and social events.

ASA programs include excursions, housing, meals, cell phones, academic credits, transcripts, airport pick-up on arrival, medical insurance and more! Contact ASA or your advisor to learn about ASA’s Price Guarantee for all of our programs.
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The J-Term Traveling Seminar is an 18-day academic and cultural tour of 12 key cities in France, Morocco, Spain and Gibraltar, a British territory located on the southern end of the Iberian Peninsula at the entrance of the Mediterranean. The academic component consists ofa series of briefings from leading European academic, literary and political personalities and experts on the European relationship with the Islamic world. Participants will attend daily lectures and meetings with distinguished scholars from IAU in addition to local guides and experts in the field of politics, history and culture.

You will be registered for one of four classes: Art History 395: Classical Islam and the European Renaissance; Cross Cultural Studies 395: Jews, Muslims and Christians in Europe and the Islamic World; History 395: The Cultural History of Europe and the Islamic World; or Political Science 395: European Politics and the Islamic World Sites Visited include: France (Paris, Aix-en-Provence and Marseille), Morocco (Marrakesh, Casablanca and Rabat), Gibraltar and Spain (Sevilla, Granada, Cordoba, Toledo and Madrid).
 
"ASA was very involved in the entire study abroad process. They give you more than the typical study abroad package. ASA is always available to answer questions and help you through the entire study abroad process." Ashley Grewe – University of Minnesota, Duluth