Skip to content

Programs : Brochure

This page is the brochure for your selected program. You can view the provided information for this program on this page and click on the available buttons for additional options.
  • Locations: Barcelona, Spain
  • Program Terms: Winter
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Program Type:
CU Denver Faculty-Led Global Study
Minimum GPA:
Class Eligibility:
Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students
Academic Department:
Number of Credits:
Program Advisor:
Carrie Davis
Course(s) Offered:
COMM 4995/5995
Faculty Leader:
E.J. Yoder
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Program Description:


  • Treat yourself to traditional Spanish tapas
  • Tour the bustling food markets of Barcelona
  • Explore surrealist masterpieces at Teatro Museo Dali in Figueres
  • Search Barcelona's surrounding mountains for the elusive Calcotada onions
  • Skirt along the Costa Brava and stop in the fishing villages of Palamos
  • Experience the slow food movement culture of Spain by visiting restaurants. cooking classes, and special guest speakers


From the Spanish home kitchen to the trendiest restaurant, from the daily markets to the olive groves and vineyards, we will analyze how Spaniards and Catalans use food to create two competing identities, one regional, the other national. Culture and cultural identity are often identified as the "ordinary" everyday life elements we perform. Food is one of these "taken for granted" ordinary cultural identifiers.

However, food is more than a means of survival. It permeates many aspects of our lives, from the most intimate to the most professional. Food exemplifies how we view ourselves and others, and is the center of political and social issues.

This global study examines how food is used to construct cultural identity in Spain and its regions.



Course Information

  • 3 Credits
  • COMM 4995/5995
  • Housing




    • Includes: tuition and fees, shared accommodations, ground transportation, metro passes & international health insurance
    • Not Included: airfare, most meals, personal expenses & visa fees if applicable

    Faculty Leader

    This program is directed by EJ Yoder. Contact her at

    Financial Aid & Scholarships

    Financial Aid

    CU Denver students may be able to use their existing financial aid for Global Study programs. Note that Winterim programs are considered part of spring term financial aid. For more information and to discuss your personal aid package, schedule an appointment with the Financial Aid Office.


    CU Denver Global Study Scholarship

    CU Denver students participating on a CU Denver Global Study program during the Maymester, Summer, or Winter terms are eligible to apply for this scholarship from the Office of Global Education. Awards range from $500- $1,000. Apply here.

    CU Denver Global Study Scholarship

    We encourage you to seek additional scholarships for which you or your program may be eligible. See if your academic department or college/school offers study abroad scholarships, or visit the following websites to learn about external funding:

    This program is currently not accepting applications.