Jenna in Geneva
Photo: J. Merry, Geneva

2022 Short-term Programs in Europe

Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Travel to Scotland and perform a production at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival after preparing for it throughout the spring semester. The spring semester class functions as a self-contained company that includes actors, stage managers, and technical and design students.  Students will then reconvene in Edinburgh four or five days prior to the start of the Festival for brush-up and technical rehearsals.  During this time students will be able to explore Edinburgh’s many historic sites and museums. (1-3 credits; DRA 386) August

International Tax Law

Travel to Geneva and Saas-Fee, Switzerland over spring break to learn from local practitioners and visit entities (banks, accounting firms, etc.) that are the subject of the course’s learning outcomes. Before traveling to Switzerland, the course will include a limited number of weekend lectures delivered in residence in Syracuse.  (2 credits; LAW 798) Spring Break

Mediterranean Food and Culture

This course will provide you with an opportunity to experience one of the most renowned cuisines in the world. You will investigate the historic, geographic, and socioeconomic underpinnings of the Mediterranean diet, critique the health benefits and implications of following the diet, and discuss the current dietary habits of people surrounding the Mediterranean. Once in Italy, you will experience the current Mediterranean diet from farm to table by exploring small artisan producers for cheese, olive oil, and pasta. You will also work in the fields, shop for the freshest ingredients, and cook authentic Italian meals during your time in Italy. (3 credits; NSD 452/652) mid-May – early June