A gratifying food and beverage experience in Italy

The Mediterranean diet incorporates, the basics of healthy eating typifying the traditional cooking style of countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea. Students will explore the unique nutritional aspects of common chronic disease, and engage in a variety of hands-on learning experiences integrating the nutrition science of the Mediterranean eating patterns with a gratifying, international food and beverage experience. Experiences include: wine and cheese tastings, exploration of olive oil production, visit to traditional provincial food markets and shopping, culinary classes, and tours of cheese production facilities, regional farms, and more!


TBA, Summer 2021

Mediterranean Diet


The courses that are offered as part of this program are NTRI 5380 (4 credits) and NTRI 6380 (4 credits)
Faculty Director: Michael Greene


The program fee is yet to be determined.
Auburn Study Abroad fee of $677.
$1000 Check (required); applied to the cost of the trip.


If you do not have a passport: Please check for the nearest local passport office and forms. Application for a United States passport should be made at least 120 days in advance of your departure date. Auburn Abroad recommends that you apply for a passport as soon as you know you are participating in the program. If you already have a passport: Please check the expiration date. Passports should be valid for at least 6 months following your scheduled time abroad.

Visa Regulation:

  • U.S. Citizens do not need a visa for this program.
  • Non-U.S. Citizens should verify visa requirements.


P: 334-844-3748