Seville, Spain

This colorful and vibrant city boasts a rich blend of Christian, Moorish, and Jewish traditions, as evidenced in its beautiful monuments and architecture, and is home to a temperate climate, vibrant neighborhoods, countless tapas bars, and boundless sunshine. 

Sustainability in the Mediterranean

Details

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When:

Session 1
Sept 3 - 30, 2022

Highlights

  • Excursions to Gibraltar and Lisbon, Portugal

  • Four-day community volunteer project

  • Access to ISA by WorldStrides Seville Study Center

  • Stay with a Spanish host family

  • Field visits to sustainably built companies

Approaching local self-sustainable development. Designed to provide students with a comprehensive approach to a local self-sustainable practice, models and cultures in the Mediterranean region. Students will also identify and compare the community practices and local governances in the Mediterranean region contrasting the city and rural landscape configuration in the Mediterranean region, Granada and its surroundings. Included field visits include an excursion to an Eco Olive Oil company based in Carmona (a town is trying to become UNESCO heritage site), an ecological fashion company and the regional public water company.  

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Included Excursions: Lisbon & Gibraltar

During a weekend excursion to Portugal's capital, you’ll climb to the top of the medieval Castelo de São Jorge for breathtaking views of the coastal city that once hosted some of the world’s greatest sailors. At Gibraltar, a British Overseas Territory located on the Iberian Peninsula, see the famous Rock of Gibraltar, St. Michael’s Cave, a Moorish Castle, and Europa Point Lighthouse—where there’s always a possibility of seeing semi-wild monkeys up close.

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Community Engagement Project

You’ll have the chance to participate in a four-day community volunteer project in a local urban garden. The site provides local schools with an introduction to sustainability and training in basic horticulture.

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Host: ISA by WorldStrides Seville Study Center

Just fifteen minutes from Seville’s world-famous Plaza de España, the ISA Study Center is the region’s leading organization for teaching Spanish language and culture to international students. Students can sip on their café con leche or enjoy lunch amid the greenery at nearby Parque de María Luisa.

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Accommodations

For a fully immersive experience, you’ll live with a Spanish family. Each host family has been carefully selected by WorldStrides resident staff to best accommodate your needs and to ensure a comfortable living situation. Homestays will provide three meals a day and laundry service once a week. You’ll typically share a room with another GAP student (roommates are of the same gender).

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