Lifestyles of the Mediterranean - Winter

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Term:  Winter 2022
Date:  January 2-16, 2022
Credits:  3

The course Lifestyles of the Mediterranean aims to introduce the traditional Mediterranean lifestyle pattern to students of the modern era, through observing traditional practices and undertaking experiential activities. Students will have the opportunity to not only study but also to observe and experience the concept of the Mediterranean lifestyle in Greece, where this traditional lifestyle pattern has been implemented for thousands of years.

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The course Lifestyles of the Mediterranean combines theoretical lectures, field trips, excursions and interactive educational activities to cover the fundamental principles and components of the Mediterranean lifestyle, i.e., the adoption of the Mediterranean diet, the promotion of a physically active lifestyle, and other lifestyle habits that have been found beneficial for health.

Term: Winter 2022
Credits:  3
Date: Jan 2-16, 2022 (Note: Program begins Jan 2, 2022 at 7pm in Athens. Please arrange to arrive accordingly) 
Program Cost: $3,562* - Undergraduate/NJ Residents *Estimate

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For those interested in the  "Service Learning and Sustainable Lifestyle in Greece" course for Winter 2022, please contact Study Abroad Program Manager Kristin Osborn at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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Winter Faculty Director Profile

Dr. Sidossis is a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health. He is a native of Greece and has spent the past 25 years researching the role of lifestyle factors i.e. diet and physical activity in the prevention and treatment of various diseases including obesity, insulin resistance and dyslipidemias.

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