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  • Locations: Madrid, Spain; Seville, Spain
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
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Eligible Population: 03 Junior, 04 Senior, Graduate Type of Program: Faculty-led
Open to non-Mason Students: Yes
Program Description:

Europe at a Crossroads


Spend 2  intensive weeks taking an interdisciplinary approach to the contemporary challenges facing a major European city at a social, political, and economic crossroads. Morning classes tackle issues such as human rights, migration and refugees. Afternoon site visits take us to museums, NGOs, sites of urban protest, the national Bank of Spain,  and Congress.  Spend a weekend exploring the city of Seville, a train ride away. Lodging and classes are in Madrid's historic city center. Lectures are in English.

Program Details

Credits Offered:

  • Global Affairs (GLOA) 710: Seminar Abroad


This program is open to all graduate students including students who do not attend George Mason University. Junior and senior level students may apply with permission of the Academic Director, contact the Program Officer for more information.


Double or triple occupancy in hotels

Program Cost (Summer 2017): $4,635*

  • Tuition (3 credits)
  • Accommodations (daily breakfast included)
  • Welcome & Farewell Dinners
  • Required group activities
  • Metro card
  • Guest lecturers & site visits
  • Overnight trip to Seville, including transportation
  • Pre-Departure Orientation
  • International Emergency Insurance
Not Included:
  • Round-trip airfare
  • Other transportation
  • Some meals
  • Personal spending

Program Itinerary*

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*Instructor reserves the right to modify the course schedule as needed

Contact Information

Program Officer

Laura Scobey

Academic Director

Lisa Breglia
(703) 993-9184

Jennifer Ashley
(703) 993-2152

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2017 04/09/2017
Rolling Admission 05/27/2017 06/10/2017

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

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This program is currently not accepting applications.