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Social Space and Social Life in Spain

Spend your summer in Spain: 6 weeks living in Madrid with Spanish families and visiting Barcelona, Sitges and Sevilla!

Academic Details

  • May 23 - July 5, 2013
  • Course Name: SCSA 196 - Social Space and Social Life in Spain
  • Anthropology/Sociology course that fulfills the International and Multicultural AOI
  • 6 credit hours
  • Class in Madrid for 6 weeks at Syracuse University Madrid Campus
  • 2 on campus meetings pre-departure


The program cost will be $5100-$6200, depending on the final number of students.

The Program Fee includes:

  • Tuition
  • Housing (host families)
  • Breakfast and dinner provided by host family
  • Excursions to Sevilla, Barcelona, and Sitges
  • Local bus pass
  • Airport Reception
  • International Student Identification Card (ISIC), which provides a wide range of discounts and special offers, including discounts on flights, museums, bookshops and restaurants.

Additional Expenses

  • Airfare
  • One meal per day (lunch)
  • Personal Expenses

Social Space and Social Life in Spain

Anthropology encourages in-depth understandings of cultures. This study seminar offers students the opportunity to spend an extended period of time in a foreign country living, studying and participating in local life. If you are looking to spend more than a couple of weeks experiencing a foreign culture, then this study seminar is for you!

Spain has experienced a dramatic shift in the last 30 years from a dictatorship to a liberal democracy. In that shift Spain has sought to become more European, more cosmopolitan and more European. This course will look at how Spain has sought to change social life through social space and how social life has also shaped social space. We will be visiting social spaces of all sorts including museums, entertainment districts and parks.

Apply/For More Information

Apply online. For further information, please contact Dr. Brian Adams-Thies.

Once a student is accepted, a $500 deposit is required to secure a spot on the program.

Dr. Brian Adams-Thies, Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Howard Hall 120