Sustainable Development

Sustainable Development

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4 weeks.
100 hours: 80 of which will take place in the classroom and 20 in site visits.


Auburn University offers this faculty-led program in Pamplona.

The program on Regional Sustainable Technologies and Practices in Northern Spain is given through English by experts from the respective fields on which the contents are based. They have adequate university training as well as experience in companies that work in the areas mentioned.

This program is divided into 2 parts, each part lasts for 2 weeks, and has 40 hours of lectures over 4 days a week with 1 day a week allowed for plant visits. This gives the students the opportunity to see in practice what they talk about in class.

This program is aimed at university students who are interested in aspects related to Renewable Energies as well other areas related to Sustainability such as Energy Efficiency, Smart Cities, Forestry-Agriculture and Water Pollution.

Course Content:

  • Introduction to Sustainability.
  • Energy.
  • Wind.
  • Biofuels.
  • Water and Infrastructure.


  • 100 hours of training in areas related to Sustainability 80 of which will take place in the classroom and the other 20 in site visits.
  • Transport to and from the site visits.
  • Accommodation.
  • A farewell dinner.
  • Two cultural visits.

Spanish Course (Optional)

40 hours of Spanish language and Culture before the start of the Program on Renewable Energies.
This course consists of a two week immersion program in General Spanish. You will have 20 lessons of General Spanish per week for 2 weeks in groups of 10/12 students maximum. In this way you will not only improve your knowledge of Spanish but also your knowledge of Spain, its culture and history.