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Fact Sheet:
Country: Italy City: Siena
Type of Program: Language and Area Studies Language Prerequisite: None
Program Description:

History of Art & Italian Studies in Siena

Siena town square

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:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2016 03/01/2016
Rolling Admission 06/06/2016 07/31/2016
Fall 2016 05/01/2016
Rolling Admission 08/31/2016 12/17/2016
Spring 2017 10/15/2016 ** Rolling Admission 01/18/2017 05/06/2017

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