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Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Study Abroad Language of Instruction: English
Housing Options: Hotel Minimum GPA: 2.5
Areas of Study: Culinary Arts, Sommelier Program Model: JWU Faculty-Led
Recommended Program: Yes
Program Description:
Preliminary Itinerary | Group Size | Academic Overview | Academic Format | Faculty Leader
Sample Excursions | Housing | Meals | Flights | Student Conduct | Orientation
Volcanic Island Wines
Volcanic Wines-Madeira tasting
PRELIMINARY ITINERARY (final itinerary subject to change)
February 24 Arrive São Miguel
February 24-March4 Azorian Islands
March 4 Depart Program

10 students (For many activities this group is combined with the Volcanic Island Tourism group)
Students will visit tourist sites in the Azorean Islands and explore the world famous wine producing areas.  You will explore the management behind the scenes and learn about production in the wineries.  

Click here to see the 2017 group on Portuguese television.

Total Credit Hours Earned Abroad On This Program:
  • 4.5 quarter credits
The specific course on this program is listed in the "Courses Offered" link above.

The credit load earned during Spring break will be added to your credit load for the traditional Spring term.  Please plan for your full Spring academic experience and ensure that you don't exceed any JWU credit load barriers.  This also implies that the cost associated with the Spring break academic program will be added to your SFS Spring term invoice.

Student Status: 
Must demonstrate you are a current Johnson & Wales University student or a matriculating student at another academic institution.

Academic content is delivered by the program host, a JWU faculty member and guest lecturers. A chef from JWU's College of Culinary Arts serves as the program faculty leader and coordinates pre-departure information, travels with the group, Volcanic Wines 2coordinates with local hosts, and assigns the final grade for the program course.

The faculty leader will schedule pre-departure meetings to discuss the detailed program itinerary with the selected student group and outline any pre-departure assignments.

Learning on study abroad programs occurs both inside and outside of the classroom. During the program, you should expect to be in program-related activities 50-60 hours per week. Activities include traditional classroom lectures, labs, industry visits, cultural excursions, and group meals. You are required to participate in the full program itinerary and group activities.


Ed Korry

Visit to the Interpretation Center for the Vineyards in Santa Luzia
Hot springs
Azores Wine Company

Tourist class hotels and lodges. Sheets and towels provided.

2 meals/day (typically breakfast and lunch)

Flight parameters are set by Study Abroad to accommodate group logistics. Do not purchase any flight until the specific parameters are communicated to you via your Study Abroad ULearn site, usually 4 months prior to departure.

You must be in good standing with your campus's office of Student Conduct or Student Affairs for the dates of the program.

Each program has a mandatory orientation process which starts the term before your program starts. Failure to participate in the various meetings listed below may jeopardize your ability to participate in the program.

Pre-departure meetings vary according to the program model and typically include discussions, on-line resources, and assignments to ensure you understand your specific program, the courses, housing, costs and other related details. These meetings may be a combination of in-person and web-based meeting formats.

An in-person Study Abroad Retreat is scheduled on each campus with advertised dates, times, and locations to discuss topics relevant to all study abroad programs. 

An in-country Orientation is included upon arrival to your program for on-site information and program reminders.

Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.