Food and Mediterranean Culture
Dates: June 11 to June 27, 2020
Location: Athens and Kalamata, Greece
Shauna Downs, PhD
Assistant Professor, Urban-Global Public Health
Rutgers School of Public Health
Antonia Matalas, PhD
Professor, Nutritional Anthropology
This course will provide in-depth knowledge and analysis of food production and consumption in the Mediterranean region using a food systems approach. Students will learn about the various components of the Mediterranean Diet pattern, its health, economic, social and environmental considerations and trade-offs, as well as how to measure its adherence. Through a combination of in-class lectures and experiential learning, students will gain a deep understanding of the historical, cultural and culinary aspects of food production and consumption in the Mediterranean region.
Tuition: $2,604 (NJ Resident) or $3,903 (out-of-state)
Visa fees: $0 US Citizens, varied for other nationals
Financial Aid opportunities: There will be opportunities for financial assistant for Rutgers SPH students sponsored by Rutgers SPH. Students will have the opportunity to apply for these opportunities in spring 2020 and will be selected based on a combination of need and merit.
Additional scholarship opportunities for all students, through Rutgers Global, can be found here.
|January 25, 2020||Statement of intent to enroll (non-binding)|
|February 1, 2020||Letter of intent due|
|March 1, 2020||Rutgers Global Application due|
|March 15, 2020||Non-refundable deposit due to Rutgers Global ($500)|
|April, 2020||Pre-departure information session|
|June 11, 2020||Depart for Athens, Greece|
|June 27, 2020||Return to New Jersey|