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Winter in Europe

    • Winter in Ambialet

      You Home in Ambialet

    • Winter Neuschwanstein Castle

      Neuschwanstein Castle

    • Winter Christmas Market

      Christmas Market in Munich

    • You Home in Ambialet

    • Neuschwanstein Castle

    • Christmas Market in Munich

  • Winter 2021: November 29 - December 18 | Ambialet, France

    Winter in Europe 2021 Application

    Program Information

    This 18-day program begins at the University’s site in Ambialet.  While in Ambialet, you will explore the French countryside, the Christmas market and Basilica Saint Sernin in Toulouse, the Cathedral of Saint Cecil in Albi, the 9th century fort and beautiful village of Brousse-le Chateau, and the fortified medieval village of Cordes-sur-Ciel. You will then travel to Munich to visit Christmas markets, numerous museums, and the Nazi Party rallying grounds. In Nuremberg you will visit the Neuschwanstein Castle and Albrecht Durer’s House.   The course (listed below) blends in nicely with the excursions and European travel experience.

    Course Offered

    FNAR 102 Culture and Values (3 credits):  An overview of the visual arts, literature, and music from the beginnings of civilization to the present. The masterworks of mankind’s varied cultural epochs are presented within their respective sociopolitical contexts in a manner which seeks to explain the artist’s place in society, impart a sense of historical progression, and explore technical and expressive concerns. 

    Instructor:  Ms. Martha O'Brien 

    Program Fee

     $3000 (includes airfare, airport transfer, insurance, excursions, room accommodations and meals) plus the cost of tuition ($485 per credit).  Students must take the 3 credit course offered in the program.  

    A deposit of $300 is required at the time of application; the deposit will be applied to the program fee.  This program is limited to just 29 participants—apply today to reserve your spot!

    Your home for the semester

    Resident looks out window ambialet

     The University’s site is a beautiful renovated historic priory, located in the picturesque Tarn Valley in southwest France. The building overlooks the quaint village of Ambialet. The centuries-old priory has been renovated with modern amenities.  Ambialet is about 20 minutes from Albi (population 50,000), the largest city in the Tarn region of southwest France.


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