CET Siena is for Italy-lovers seeking immersion. Students take fast-paced Italian language courses that cover one year of material during each term. They also take courses in Italian studies--history of art electives are a program highlight, as they explore every fresco of beautiful Siena. University of Virginia oversees academics. The program is a good fit for serious students of all schools, majors and Italian language levels.
Study Abroad in Siena, Italy: Features
Italian language classes
Electives in: history of art, studio art, film, literature, politics
Local roommates or host families
Small "postcard city" with fewer foreign tourists
Traveling seminar to the Italian island of Sicily during the fall and spring
Academic oversight provided by University of Virginia
Open to students from all schools
No language prerequisite--open to beginner through advanced Italian language levels
Dates / Deadlines:
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.