Azahar program, Spain

2021 Short-term Programs in Europe

Due to ongoing Covid-19 restrictions, a select number of summer 2021 programs have been suspended for the upcoming term. If you have specific program questions, please reach out to a Summer Program Advisor.


Innovate Ireland

Spend a week visiting technology giants and up-and-coming startups, attend exclusive Syracuse University alumni networking events, and take time to discover and explore on your own. (IDS 460/660) Thanksgiving Break 2021 

Spain: Traveling Seminars

Azahar: Islamic Conquest and the Christian Reconquest

Learn about the Islamic influence on the rich traditions of the Iberian Peninsula, including the establishment of the Umayyad Caliphate in Cordoba and the Nassrid Emirate in Granada. Muslim, Jewish, and Christian coexistence and tolerance helped produce such cultural and social monuments (that you will visit on this seminar) as the Great Mosque of Cordoba, the Cathedral of Toledo, the Giralda of Sevilla, and the Alhambra in Granada. (3 credits; HST/HUM/MES 400.1) May

Marine Ecology of the Mediterranean Sea

This course will study the main coastal and marine ecosystems and the physiology, behavior, and ecology of marine and coastal organisms. It will also cover the uses and misuses, the protection measures implemented, and how interactions of different civilizations have shaped and “humanized” the Mediterranean environment. You will learn European management practices by traveling to southern Spain and visiting key ecosystems, research facilities, and special interest areas. (3 credits; BIO 312) May