Spain and Morocco - REL 259

Religous and Cultural Diplomacy

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Enrollment limit

14 students


May 3-19, 2024

Course fee


Included in course fee

Roundtrip airfare from Washington DC to Spain and Morocco, lodging (double occupancy), two meals a day, program reception, site fees, ground transportation and program fees.

Beyond course fee

Travel to Washington DC, one meal per day, ETIAS visa waiver fee, personal expenses.

Course Description

Explore religious and cultural diplomacy, historically and in the present, by meeting with diplomatic and religious leaders and by visiting cultural and religious sites in Spain and Morocco. Learn the history of Islamic, Christian and Jewish civilizations and their interconnectedness. Come face-to-face with Spanish and Moroccan architecture, language, medinas, and spiritual places and practices. Cultivate skills of communication with everyday Spanish, Arabic and French speakers in local neighborhoods. Experience smells and tastes of Spanish and Moroccan cuisines.

Applicable LAIs 

LAI requirements: APW and TG