The program features a 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 in addition to local guides and experts in the field of politics, history, and culture.
Participants will also explore architectural wonders like the Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca, La Mezquita in Cordoba, and La Alhambra in Granada and examine artwork in world renowned museums like the Musee D’Orsay in Paris and El Prado in Madrid.
Academic Information: 3 U.S. credits (one course). Students choose one of the following courses:
History 395: The Cultural History of Europe and the Islamic World
Art History 395: Classical Islam and the European Renaissance
French 395: Cultural History of France and the Islamic World
Spanish 395: Cultural History of Spain and the Islamic World
Political Science 395: Europe Politics and the Islamic World
Cross Cultural Studies 395: Jews, Muslims and Christians in Europe and the Islamic World
IAU is registered with the French Ministry of Education and recognized by the Rectorat of the Université d’Aix-Marseille.Visit the IAU College website for additional accreditation information.
TU students may receive Honors College credit for their study abroad experience.
Housing: The program includes accomodation in three and four star hotels.
Costs: $4,600 includes academic credit, housing, daily breakfast and 11 dinners, museum entrance fees, cultural activities, transportation to and from each city within Europe, health insurance, and orientation. Additional costs include all other meals, passport and visa fees, airfare, personal expenses, and the TU Study Abroad Fee ($150).
*The Towson University Study Abroad Office reserves the right to make any necessary changes including adjustments in cost in the event that unforeseen circumstances arise.