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Explore study abroad programs in Italy! Next deadline: Jan 25

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UCEAP Italy Opportunities

1. Rome Through the Ages, UC Center Rome

Specially designed program offering Italian language study and courses taught in English. Small class sizes, local instructors, and site visits make Rome your classroom.

Academic fit for:

  • SSHA: ANTH, GASP, HIST, MBE, PH, POL S, SOC, other social sciences & humanities

Fall 2018 deadline: Jan 25, 2018

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2. University of Commerce Luigi Bocconi

Regular university courses taught in English or Italian at one of the leading European schools of business and economics. Bocconi is located in downtown Milan, the heart of commerce, finance, and arts in northern Italy.

Academic fit for:

  • Natural Sciences: ESS
  • SSHA: ECON, GASP, HIST, MBE, POL S, PSY, SOC, other social sciences & humanities

Fall 2018 deadline: Jan 25, 2018
Academic year 2018-19 deadline: Jan 25, 2018
Spring 2019 deadline: Apr 19, 2018

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3. Art, Food and Society, UC Center Rome

Specially designed UC courses in the social sciences and humanities taught in English. Small classes use site visits in Rome and beyond to bring the subjects to life.

Academic fit for:

  • SSHA: ANTH, GASP, HIST, MBE, PH, POL S, PSY, SOC, other social sciences & humanities

Spring 2019 deadline: Apr 19, 2018
Winter 2019 deadline: Apr 19, 2018 (no financial aid for winter)

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4. Made in Italy: Language, Culture, Food and Business, Florence

Intensive language study plus courses in English on entrepreneurship, marketing, food and culture.

Academic fit for:

  • SSHA: ANTH, CRES, GASP, HIST, MBE, POL S, SOC, other social sciences & humanities

Summer 2018 deadline: Jan 25, 2018
Fall 2018 deadline: Jan 25, 2018
Spring 2019 deadline: Apr 19, 2018
Winter 2019 deadline: Apr 19, 2018 (no financial aid for winter)

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5. Mediterranean Politics, Food & Culture

Lectures and excursions use food as a lens to explore the politics and cultures of the Mediterranean world along with the changes brought about by migration, urbanization and the quest for sustainability. The program is offered in Florence, Syracuse (Sicily), and Barcelona.

Academic fit for:

  • SSHA: ANTH, CRES, HIST, POL S, SOC, other social sciences & humanities

Fall 2018 deadline: Jan 18, 2018 (extended deadline)

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6. When in Rome, UC Center Rome

Discover the essence of old and new Rome through courses on sustainability, food culture in Italy, and the physical and cultural landscape of Rome and beyond. Site visits and cultural activities make the “Eternal City” your classroom and your home for the summer.

Academic fit for:

  • Natural Sciences: ESS
  • SSHA: ANTH, GASP, HIST, SOC, other social sciences & humanities

Summer 2018 deadline: Jan 25, 2018

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7. Univ. of Bologna

Wide range of courses taught in Italian at the oldest university in Europe. Located in the heart of Bologna’s beautiful historical center. Plentiful internship opportunities.

Academic fit for:

  • Engineering: CSE, ME, general engineering
  • Natural Sciences: BIOS, ESS, MATH, PHYS, other sciences
  • SSHA: ANTH, COGS, CRES, ECON, ENG, GASP, HIST, MBE, PH, PHIL, POL S, PSY, SOC, SPAN, other social sciences & humanities

Fall 2018 deadline: Jan 25, 2018
Academic year 2018-19 deadline: Jan 25, 2018
Spring 2019 deadline: Apr 19, 2018

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8. European Transformations, Madrid & Rome

Compare and contrast two exciting European capitals by living and studying in both Rome and Madrid. Courses taught in English.

Academic fit for:

  • SSHA: ANTH, CRES, GASP, HIST, POL S, SOC, SPAN, other social sciences & humanities

Spring 2019 deadline: Apr 19, 2018 (no financial aid)

More information, explore, or begin application

Can’t find the right Italy program with UCEAP?

Explore UC Summer Abroad options through our sister campuses or International Opportunities Program options.

Contact the Italy advisor

Craig R Harmelin: charmelin@ucmerced.edu | Appointments


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