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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.

Course Term: Spring 2024 class in Rochester
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.

Join the interest list for this program - the faculty director will share additional information with you, including the student budget worksheet which outlines all program costs.

Program Cost: Student budget worksheet - outlines all program costs. You can take a copy of the budget worksheet to a meeting with RIT Financial Aid to see if you can use any financial aid towards program costs. Meet with RIT financial aid PRIOR to the application deadline.

Application deadline: September 4, 2023

To Apply

1) Watch this short video to understand all the application steps - Faculty-Led Programs: Student Application Steps

2) Complete an application in the RIT Study Abroad Compass

COVID-19 & Study Abroad

The RIT Education Abroad office is constantly monitoring how COVID-19 is affecting international travel, with student safety as our top priority. While RIT no longer requires students to be vaccinated, we highly encourage study abroad participants to stay up-to-date with immunizations, boosters and social distancing polices. In fact, study abroad partners and vendors, travel providers and foreign governments may have different requirements and it is the students responsibility to understand and adhere to all requirements and guidelines. 

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

RIT Students Only