Texas Tech University

Environmental Economics in Sevilla

Program Cancelled 

Please note this program has been cancelled for summer 2018. If you have any questions or concerns about the cancellation, please contact Dr. Misak Avetisyan.

Environmental economics is about trade-offs involving the economy and the environment, and it is not concerned with what is right or wrong. It analyzes ways of achieving the socially desirable level of environmental protection, and by how much the society is willing to reduce production and consumption for certain level of protection.


Students will have an opportunity to learn about the impact of U.S. and European climate policies on the production, consumption, and trade in goods and services, as well as the environmental impact of current economic patterns, since the economic decisions of governments, firms, and households affect climate change through changes in production, consumption and transport related emissions. There will be an emphasis on environmental policies in the European countries, including Spain, that address the issue of climate change by reducing emissions using various economic instruments and encouraging renewable energy generation based on growing demand for geothermal, solar, and wind power.

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Courses Offered

  • ECO 3336 : Environmental Economics

Program Fee

Program Dates

Program Open To

  • All TTU students

Program Fee Includes

  • Housing (includes utilities, linens & laundry) & Meals (3 per day, 7 days a week)
  • Insurance
  • Excursions - transportation, hotels, entrance fees
  • Seville orientation upon arrival

Program Fee Does Not Include

  • TTU tuition and fees (3 credit hours)
  • Airfare to/from Spain
  • Meals on excursions
  • Education Abroad fee ($200)
  • Personal spending money

For more information:

Contact: Dr. Misak Avetisyan

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