Study Abroad

Cross-Cultural Psychology – 2015

GE2015_SpainPortugalMoroccoSpain, Morocco & Portugal

Course Title: Cross-Cultural Psychology
Course Number: PSY/GBS 3470
Credit Hours: 4
Term Offered: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: PSY 2000: Introduction to Psychology
Travel Dates: May 10 – 28, 2015
Estimated Cost:

  • $7,299 – $7,849 (10-14 students)
  • $6,299 – $6,449 (15-18 students)

Faculty Leaders: Dr. Jana Spain & Dr. David Bergen

Travel extensively through Spain, Morocco, and Portugal as you observe and analyze the complex role culture plays in human behavior. Explore Moorish castles, wander exotic markets and medinas, admire masterpieces of art and design, and experience the rich culinary traditions of these three countries as you examine cross-cultural differences and similarities. Along the way, you’ll stay in a traditional riad in Morocco, see an exciting Flamenco show in Spain, and discover a new world in Portugal.

Program Highlights:

  • Madrid, Toledo, Granada, Seville, & Córdoba (Spain)
  • Fez, Marrakesh, Casablanca, & Rabat (Morocco)
  • Lisbon & Sintra (Portugal)
  • Market & culinary tours
  • Souk Tasting Trail
  • Olive oil & jamón Iberico farm visits
  • Flamenco workshop & show
  • Portuguese Fado performance
  • El Prado; The Alhambra; Museo del Baile Flamenco; Hassan II Mosque; Moorish castles and fortresses

Interest Meetings: Join us for the next interest meeting on Thursday, October 2 at 5:00 p.m. in the School of Education 112.


The Office of Global Education is located in Cottrell Hall, Suite 142. Building #12 on the HPU Campus Map.

Phone: +1 (336) 841-9280

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