Study Abroad in Italy: History of Art & Italian Studies in Siena

Siena town square

Siena, Italy: Is this study abroad program for you? If you are an Italy lover, looking for immersion, CET Siena is the program for you. This is an intimate program in a small city—individual attention from staff allows students to quickly feel at home. University of Virginia oversees academics, which means fast-paced language classes that cover one year of Italian in a term, and electives that challenge and inspire. History of art courses are a particular favorite, as they lead students out the door to explore every fresco of Siena, a beautiful Renaissance city. The program is open to serious students from all schools and Italian language levels.

Study Abroad in Siena, Italy: Features

  • Italian language classes—beginning to advanced—that cover one year of Italian
  • Electives in history of art, film, literature, banking, political science and studio art
  • Charming, centrally located apartments in the historic downtown
  • Option to live with a loving host family that is excited to share Italian culture
  • Ample opportunities for immersion: language partners, volunteer placements, local roommates
  • Traveling seminar to the Mediterranean island of Sicily during the fall and spring
  • Transcript from University of Virginia
  • No language prerequisite

Study Abroad in Siena, Italy: Details

Semester Fall 2013 Spring 2014 Summer 2014 Fall 2014
Application Deadline 05/01/13 10/15/13 03/01/14 05/01/14
Program Length 15 weeks 15 weeks 8 weeks 15 weeks
Arrival Date 08/28/13 01/26/14 06/01/14 08/27/14
Program Break Oct 21-25 Mar 17-21 NA Oct 20-24
Departure Date 12/14/13 05/10/14 07/26/14 12/14/14
Program Fee $18,990 $18,990 $8,990 $18,990
Recommended Credits 16-18 16-18 9-11 16-18