Spain 2023
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Course: NUTR 486/586: Sports Nutrition and the Mediterranean Diet (3 credits) OR: INTP 481/444: Interpreting Practicum (1 or 3 credits)
Pre-requisites: Attendance and participation in NUTR/INTP classes during Spring 2022 semester
Acceptance to Spain 2022 study abroad program
Travel Dates: May 16 - June 3, 2023
Program Leaders:  Maria Morgan-Bathke and Michelle Pinzl
Housing: Shared living with Viterbo students in local homestays
Estimated Cost: $4,000 - $5,000 per participant*

*Based on a realistic estimate of participants. Fees may change based on final enrollment and/or exchange rate fluctuation.
Cost includes international airfare, accommodations, some in-country transportation, cultural activities, international health insurance, and most meals.
Cost does not include passport fees, vaccination fees, personal spending money, some meals or trip/travel insurance.
**Financial aid may be able to be applied. Please contact the Study Abroad Office to learn more about how the program costs are applied.

Tentative Travel Itinerary


Application Requirements

The following application materials are due October 1, 2023 in order to have a complete application.

  • Application Form
  • Application Recommendation Form

  • $200 Application Deposit (ONLY accepted in check or money order form, payable to Viterbo University)

  • A one-page, single-spaced, typed personal statement addressing the following:

    • What motivates you to seek this particular experience?

    • What do you believe makes you a good fit for this particular program? Consider here not only how the program might influence you, but also how your strengths might enhance the experience for your peers, those you meet along the way, etc.


Student Testimonies:

"The trip improved my ability to speak Spanish and also made me feel more comfortable speaking Spanish. It pushed me to talk to new people and make new friends. I learned content outside of my major and it was really interesting." -Spain 2018 Participant

"This experience was very valuable in my opinion, not only for my future career but just to open my eyes to different cultures and experiences. I will cherish all of these memories and experiences for a lifetime." -Spain 2018 Participant

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