Study Abroad in Spain - Summer 2013

The Department of Food, Nutrition and Packaging Sciences invites you to experience the rich tradition of Spanish cuisine while earning six academic credits during a four week program studying at the Pamplona Learning Spanish Institute in Pamplona, Spain. The program will emphasize the food of Navarro, Spain, known as Basque food, considered to be among the world's culinary treasures. It is the convergence of many things: old and new; coastal and inland; Mediterranean and French; from the mountains, valleys, and seas. 

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Program Overview

  • Dates: May 20 - June 21, 2013 (Summer I)

  • Admissions: Open to Clemson and non-Clemson students of all majors

  • No prerequisite courses required

  • Home-stay accomodations

  • All students pay in-state tuition

  • Courses taught by Clemson professors and international teachers

  • Opportunity for personal travel during weekends 

    Informational Brochure and Handout

Course Descriptions
FDSC 420 and IS 210 (Six total credits)

Cultural Exploration of Spanish Foods
Food Science 420, Sec. 600 (3 credits)

This course will introduce students to the foods of Navarro, known as Basque food, by explaining the concept of "from farm to table". Excursions from Pamplona to local olive groves, food markets, production and processing companies, wineries, and local restaurants will demonstrate how the Spanish people manage, protect, and market their agricultural products to consumers around the world.

Cultural Communication
International Studies 210 (3 credits)

This course offers immersive language and cultural lectures on Spain and the Spanish food industry.
*Both courses offer full and half day excursions to Pamplona and surrounding cities. 

Application Form

                                     General Application for Clemson Students:

                                        Application for Transient, Non-Clemson Students:

For specific questions, please contact Dr. Aubrey Coffee (