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Create a world-building project modeled after the cultural complexity of medieval Spain. Use Southern Spain’s historical and cultural contexts, unique architecture, and enchanting landscape to create compelling characters, plots and settings.

  • Spend 10 days in Spain visiting sites and monuments to inspire you to create a multicultural, fictional story during a spring 2024 class in Rochester.
  • Visit 4 cities in Spain during winter break (Madrid, Seville, Cordoba, and Granada) and explore sites including Alhambra Palaces and Generalife Gardens, Mosque of Cordoba, and Royal Alcazar, and more.
  • An excellent creative opportunity for students with an interest in writing/storytelling, creating interactive narratives, game design, visual media, or film/animation.

No Spanish language required.

The application deadline for this program has passed, and applications are currently closed. Email the faculty director, Trent Hergenrader (, to inquire about next year's program.

Course Term: Spring class in Rochester
2024 Travel Dates: December 28, 2023 to January 9, 2024
Credits: 3

Course Details:

  • ENGL 511 - Advanced Topics in Creative Writing (3 credits)
    Students will travel to Spain during winter break followed by a spring class in Rochester.

No pre-reqs. No Spanish language needed.

Program Cost: Student budget worksheet (2024 program)

Application deadline: Closed

To Apply

Applications are currently closed.

Winter Break/Spring
Language of Instruction: 
Course Discipline: 
Writing, English, Film/Animation, Game Design
Undergraduate, Graduate
Open To: 

RIT Students Only