Summer Program 2013
Fill out the 2013 Summer Application here.
Our 2013 expanded 4-week summer program will allow students from ANY major to earn 3-6 credits while living and traveling in Italy. The program cost includes 3 days of study in Rome and 3 days of study in Venice as well as an overnight in Cinque Terre on the Mediterranean coast. During the four weeks students also travel to Florence, Pisa, San Gimignano, Orvieto, Assisi, Montepulciano and Castellina from our home base in the medieval Tuscan village of Certaldo Alto.
While in Certaldo students live in beautiful apartments or bed and breakfast lodgings with 2 students in a room, (4 to an apartment) with a shared kitchen, bathroom and dining spaces; all utilities are included. Dinner on class days is provided. On all school-sponsored overnight trips students share nice hostel lodgings with breakfast and dinner provided. These meals and all lodgings are included in the program fee along with transportation to and from the airport in Italy, trains, boats, buses and metros on all school trips, international health insurance, 24 hour local assistance and tuition!
To learn more about our campus in Certaldo Alto choose a topic (each is a PDF document with details and photos):
Certaldo| Classrooms| Lodging|Meals |
During the summer term, students may choose to take 1 or 2 classes, earning 3 or 6 credits (all classes are 3 credits each.)
Classes will be taught in Certaldo as well as on site when we travel.
Our classrooms in Certaldo have Internet access and state-of-the-art color and black/white printers, scanner, copy machine and digital projector.
Some classes may require course work prior to or following the travel in Italy.
Class syllabi will be sent to enrolled students early during spring semester with suggested supplies or preparations.
Click here for a detailed list of course offerings.
SUMMER 2013 Tentative Itinerary :
May 11 Depart USA for Venice
May 12-14 Venice
May 15 Bus to Certaldo
May 15-31 Living and traveling in Chianti from Certaldo
May 20-26 Florence week
May 27-28 Pisa and Cinque Terre trip
May 29-31 Final class days in Certaldo
June 3-5 Rome
June 6 Depart from Rome for USA
Those interested in attending the Summer 2013 Italy Intensives should click here to see specific costs and how to apply.