GREECE PROGRAM- WINTER 2024
Sociology of Food and Mediterranean Diet
WINTER 2024 PROGRAM APPLICATION OPEN!
DEADLINE: Friday, October 27th, 2023
Location: Athens, Greece
This course explores the social, cultural, economic, and political dimensions of food production, distribution, consumption, and representation. Through a sociological lens, students will analyze the complex relationships between food, identity, power, inequality, globalization, and social change.
In addition, this course explores the Mediterranean lifestyle and diet, emphasizing its cultural, nutritional, and health aspects. Students will learn about the history, components, and benefits of the Mediterranean diet of the local Greek region, as well as how to integrate key lifestyle practices into their daily routines for overall well-being.
NY departure and return dates: January 2 – 24, 2024
Arrive in Athens: morning of January 3rd
Course: 3 credits (SOC or FNES)
Faculty: Professor Nicholas Alexiou and Professor George Giannopoulos
Cost Paid to Study Abroad Office: $2295
Housing, breakfast, tuition differential, excursions
|QC Program Fee||$400|
Not included in the above cost:
CUNY tuition for in-state, matriculated undergraduates
|$915 (For out of state undergraduate: $1860)|
$1000 – $1300
Minimum budget for meals and personal expenses:
$25 to $30 per day
We have a podcast called “Study Abroad Stories.”
See our Podcast Page.
Please keep in mind
– Programs are open to all undergraduate students from all CUNY campuses (unless restricted by level of study, language fluency, or other program criteria)
– Some programs may require travel on Fridays and some Saturdays
– Students are encouraged to apply early