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FLPA Spain: Walking Spain's Camino
Omaha, United States; Santiago de Compostela, Spain (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Spring Break
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Restrictions: Creighton applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Program Sponsorship: Creighton Sponsored Program Program Type: Faculty-Led Program Abroad (FLPA)
Program Description:

Walking Spain's Camino


This Intersections course examines the history, culture, and literature of Spain and will focus on the concept of religious pilgrimage from interdisciplinary perspectives. Students will take a journey with personal and spiritual dimensions by walking el Camino de Santiago, the Way of Saint James. This experiential component, incorporating travel to Spain, replicates the Medieval Christian pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, which still attracts tens of thousands of pilgrims every year. Although we will start and finish coursework in Omaha, we will walk parts of the pilgrimage route in Spain.


Santiago de Compostela, Spain

March 3 - March 14, 2017


The student cost of the program is $2,000 + food expenses (usually @ $300-$400). A deposit of $200 must accompany the application. the deposit becomes non-refundable if you are accepted into the program (the deposit will be refunded if you are not accepted).

The course is open to students who are enthusiastic about the topic and willing to participate fully in the course, including an on-site pilgrimage along the Camino de Santiago in Northern Spain during the spring recess. This course will also require an additional fee in order to cover all the expenses of the pilgrimage. Participation in this course requires an application process.

All students in the course will travel to Spain for 12 days from March 3 - March 14 in the spring of 2017. Although knowledge of the Spanish language is not necessary for enrollment in this course, student participants are encouraged to work on basic conversational abilities in the Spanish language. For suggestions see Dr. Spangler.

October 26, 2016; Interviews November 1-4, 2016


Scott Eastman | | 402-280-2651
Ryan Spangler | | 402-280-3867

Dates / Deadlines:
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This program is currently not accepting applications.