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

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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 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. Students can complete one year of Italian in a semester.
  • 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 2014 Spring 2015 Summer 2015 Fall 2015
Application Deadline 05/01/14 10/15/14 03/01/15 Extended to
Program Length 15 weeks 15 weeks 8 weeks 15 weeks
Arrival Date 08/27/14 01/28/15 05/31/15 08/26/15
Program Break Oct 20-24 Mar 23-27 NA Oct 19-23
Departure Date 12/14/14 05/16/15 07/25/15 12/12/15
Program Fee $18,990 $19,490 $9,190 $19,490
Recommended Credits 16 to 18 16 to 18 9 to 11 16 to 18