Treks in Provence: Geology, History, and Culture in Southern France

Treks in Provence: Geology, History, and Culture in Southern France

Program Organization

  • Field-based exploration of the landscape and culture of Provence (taught in English)
  • 6-week 1-cr spring-semester seminar course (required) with introduction to history, culture, geography and geology of Provence followed by three weeks in France, June 3 – 22, 2020
  • Program directors Michael Hamburger, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences and Kelly Sax, French and Italian
  • 12-14 IU students
  • IUB College-administered Program

Academic Program

  • 4 credits for 2 courses
  • 1 credit of EAS-E 190 (N&M) The Evolving Earth or FRIT-F 296 (A&H) Foreign Study in France for the spring semester seminar
  • 3 credits of EAS-E 190 (N&M) The Evolving Earth or FRIT-F 296 (A&H) Foreign Study in France for on-site field course (Summer I)

Housing

You may apply if you: 

  • are an undergraduate degree candidate making normal academic progress
  • have approximately a 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • are willing to engage in an innovative, interdisciplinary view of European culture
  • have physical ability for field days with up to 3-5 mile hikes in mountainous terrain

Estimated Costs

  • Fees paid to IU* (room, meals, in-country transportation, excursions, health insurance)
  • Indiana resident $2,100 field fee + tuition
  • Nonresident $2,100 field fee + tuition
  • Spring semester 1-credit enrollment will be part of flat-fee tuition if within 18 credit hours

*Fees include special subsidy provided by the Office of the Bicentennial

Note: Airfare, personal expenses additional

Additional details, scholarship information and application link will be available soon.