Auburn University offers summer study abroad course in Pamplona, Spain

Published: Dec 2, 2015 10:15:00 AM
Media Contact: Gail Riese,, 334-844-3447

Auburn University is offering a sustainable technologies and practices course in Pamplona, Spain. This opportunity is open to sophomores, juniors and seniors in all majors.  The deadline for course registration is March 1, 2016.

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The four-week summer program, scheduled for May 22-June 18, 2016, will include classroom instruction in renewable energy, efficient building design and transportation. Outside of the classroom, students will visit wind and solar farms as well as biomass conversion facilities and a wastewater treatment plant.

Located near the French border, Pamplona dates to Roman times and is situated in the Navarre Region, in the foothills of the Pyrenees range. Opportunities for sightseeing include tours of the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, the Royal Palace of Olite and more.

Program details:

  • Course instruction delivered in English by Auburn University and regional professors in modern, state-of-the-art facilities at the Engineering Association of Navarre, located in the center of Pamplona
  • Six hours of academic credit offered in two 3-hour sections of ENGR 3970
  • One 3-hour elective may be applied for sustainability minor
  • Two-week Spanish language course is available prior to program for an extra fee

The program is sponsored by Auburn University’s Samuel Ginn College of Engineering.

For more information or to register, visit

To see more of Pamplona, check out the video Pamplona, Me Gusta!