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UCEAP Italy Program Comparison Chart

Italy

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St. Peter's Basilica reflects in the Tiber River at sunset in Rome, Italy.

Compare Italy Study Abroad options through the UC Education Abroad Program in one chart.

Chart updated as of: Dec, 2019

Advisor: Craig R Harmelin

Program All Roads Lead to Rome Art, Food and Society Bocconi University Crossroads of Culture in the Mediterranean Italian in Florence Made in Italy Psychology & Cognitive Science, Padova Rome Summer Physics University of Bologna When in Rome
Application Begin Begin Begin Begin Begin Begin Begin Begin Begin Begin
Summer 2020 Deadline       Jan 30, 2020 Jan 30, 2020 Jan 30, 2020   Dec 5, 2019   Jan 30, 2020
Fall (or Academic Year) 2020 Deadline Jan 30, 2020   Jan 30, 2020   Jan 30, 2020 Jan 30, 2020 Jan 30, 2020   Jan 30, 2020  
Spring (or Winter) 2021 Deadline   Apr 23, 2020 Apr 23, 2020   Apr 23, 2020 Apr 23, 2020 Apr 23, 2020   Apr 23, 2020  
GPA Required 2.50 2.50 3.20 2.50 2.00 2.00 3.00 2.50 2.85 2.50
Class Standing Sophomore
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Language Level(s) No minimum
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Maximum: ITAL 002 / equivalent
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Maximum: ITAL 002 / equivalent
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Academic Areas Italian
History
Sociology
Religious Studies
Psychology
Political Science
Agricultural Sciences
Art History
Architecture
Anthropology
Agricultural Sciences
Anthropology
Architecture
Art History
Art Studio
Classics
Communication
Computer Science
Film & Media Studies
History
Italian
Psychology
Sociology
Urban Studies
Women’s & Gender Studies
Legal Studies
International Studies
Political Science
Business Administration
Economics
Italian
History
Archaeology
Agricultural Sciences
Art History
Business Administration
Communication
Film & Media Studies
History
Italian
Italian
History
Business Administration
Art History
Anthropology
Film & Media Studies
Communication
Italian
Psychology
Physics Anthropology
Archaeology
Art History
Art Studio
Biological Sciences
Business Administration
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Communication
Comparative Literature
Computer Science
Earth & Space Sciences
Economics
Education
Electrical Engineering
Engineering
English
Environmental Studies
European Studies
Film & Media Studies
History
International Studies
Italian
Legal Studies
Linguistics
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Religious Studies
Sociology
Urban Studies
Women’s & Gender Studies
Italian
History
Sociology
Religious Studies
Agricultural Sciences
Art History
Architecture
Anthropology
European Studies
Environmental Studies
Classics
Computer Science
Housing Apartment
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Dormitory Apartment Apartment Apartment
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Primary Language of Instruction English English English, Italian English English, Italian English English English English, Italian English
Description Wander ancient streets designed by Roman soldiers, sip espressos in trattorias, and toss coins into the fountains of Rome. Ideal for beginning travelers, this program focuses on Italian art, culture, language, and history. Learning extends outside of the classroom with trips to the Sistine Chapel, the Colosseum ruins, or local markets for tasting tours. Visit Ravenna and Venice to expand your knowledge of Italian life beyond Rome. Live like a local by joining organized activities like cooking classes, soccer games, or film nights. Polish your Italian language skills with an optional internship at a gallery, magazine, nonprofit, or government office or during discussions with local college students. Soak up the best things about Italy—art, food, and the people! This program will help you explore it all with excursions embedded in every course. If you’re new to travel, this is the perfect way to introduce yourself—get plenty of support and fulfill GE requirements. Local staff and students will help you find housing, choose classes, and discover local events. Bring your walking shoes for faculty-led tours exposing treasures of Rome, including its world-famous Capitoline Museums and Galleria Borghese. Foodies can try creamy gelato, savory street food like trapizzino, and pasta carbonara. After class, wander farmers’ markets or hunt for vintage market bargains. While most business schools mold you to fit into the world, Bocconi University in Milan prepares you to change it. Bocconi has incredible connections to global corporations and recruiting agencies. Enterprising students, business and economics majors, and fashion buffs adore this program. With a variety of courses available in English, Bocconi attracts students from all over the world. While the core of this program is to grow in your major, the true value is in the experiences. Visit the Italian national stock exchange. Take a summer internship in fashion, finance, or media. See original works of Leonardo da Vinci. Attend Milan Fashion Week or a night at the opera. Unearth ancient treasures of Italy off the coast of Naples. On the island of Procida, discover the Mediterranean region and its impact on Southern Italy. Visit famous archaeological sites such as Pompeii and Herculaneum and head to a current excavation for a hands-on experience at a dig site. Measuring less than two square miles, Procida is packed with natural and architectural wonders. Live in historic Terra Murata, surrounded by medieval buildings on a cliff high above the sea. Through studies in history, customs, art, and architecture, see how the Mediterranean has shaped Italian identity. The final course is highlighted with a tour in Naples. This program in beautiful Florence offers intensive Italian language study at the first-year level in small, interactive classes and a supportive learning environment. Teaching is tailored to student needs and you can quickly put your language skills into practice. Complement your classroom work with field trips, internships and volunteering opportunities. In beautiful Florence, a global capital of culture and innovation, you can learn about the entrepreneurial spirit that fuels family businesses in Italy, explore how Italian style in food, fashion and art has evolved and is marketed, or study the environment and sustainability in Tuscany. Complement your classroom work with field trips, internships and volunteering opportunities. Courses are taught in English. Put psychology theory into practice at the University of Padova and explore the depth and range of your major. Courses focused in psychology and cognitive science include practical, hands-on work as well as experimental activities. A vibrant college town just east of Venice, Padova features student-filled piazzas and an abundance of cultural, musical, and sporting events. To help you fully experience living as an Italian, you will be assigned a local student buddy. Your local buddy will welcome you, introduce the city and student life, and support you during your stay. Outside of class, take a perfect day trip to Venice—only 30 minutes away by train—or Shakespeare’s Verona. Pack a full year of calculus-based physics credit into eight weeks in majestic Rome. At Sapienza University, fulfill requirements in physics and get a jump on your path to graduation. Participate in lab experiments, attend group workshops, and hone your problem-solving skills with students from around the world. Balance intensive courses with program activities that include a walking tour of Rome and an evening event. After class, step into Rome's ancient history with visits to the Colosseum, the Forum, or the Arch of Constantine. Try every flavor of gelato while taking in the epic piazzas, sculpture fountains, and culture of the city. Nestled between Venice and Florence, Bologna holds the distinct status of Italy's food capital. Bologna is a true university town with classrooms throughout the beautiful historic center. The University of Bologna, the oldest in Europe, attracts students of all majors from all over the continent. Independent learners love the internship options, study projects with Italian faculty, and unique style of delivering oral exams. To develop your Italian writing and speaking skills, the program starts with a language program. During this time, you'll take a day trip to Ravenna, visit Dante's tomb, and experience Romagnolo cuisine. Summer in Rome is the stuff of dreams. Grandeur adorns every corner. Even its ruins are beautiful. In this program, get a look at both the ancient and modern treasures of the city. An exciting lineup of courses that range from sustainability to the Italian art of vacationing will take you on trips outside of the classroom. See the Colosseum pits and spectator stands where ancient Romans watched gladiators fight. Return to the present with cooking classes, a market tasting tour, or a light show in the Forum. You’ll discover how locals live, and truly do as the Romans do.

 


Notes:

GPA requirements must be met at the time of application and maintained through departure. Students who believe that they are close to the GPA requirement may schedule a GPA appointment with the advisor.

Class standing and language levels are requirements students must meet by the time of departure. Students must be on track to meet these requirements prior to departure at the point of application.