Programs by Country: Italy + Traditional


FLORENCE: CAPA

Traditional | Florence, Italy

Study Abroad Coordinator: Emily Ferraro (e.ferraro@neu.edu)

The CAPA Florence Program offers the opportunity of a lifetime to immerse yourself academically and socially in the local culture. The city is quietly enchanting, with museums hidden around every corner and buildings left unchanged for centuries, and CAPA brings you the best Florence has to offer. Regardless of your major, our academic courses keep you on track while you soak up regional history and culture. Study abroad options include local visits, fine arts courses that take advantage of the visually stunning streets and buildings, and special lectures. Everything is designed to engage you in critical thinking and challenge you to comprehensively pursue subjects through academic and field research.


FLORENCE: Lorenzo de’ Medici

Traditional | Florence, Italy

Study Abroad Coordinator: Emily Ferraro (e.ferraro@neu.edu)

LdM is centrally located in the San Lorenzo area offers students the opportunity to take art, social science, fashion, Italian language, and many other course offerings while studying in historic Florence.

Highlights of LdM Florence:

  • Oldest LdM site (since 1973)
  • Courses in English
  • Comprehensive academic programs
  • 15 buildings, centrally located in San Lorenzo area
  • Strong connections to the community; many opportunities for community projects
  • Partnership with the University of Florence (Italian language conversation exchange, joint archaeology projects) and local businesses, government, and festivals.
  • Popular student clubs

LdM Academic Calendar: 2014-2015 and 2015-2016

 

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FLORENCE: Studio Art Centers International (SACI)

Traditional | Florence, Italy

Study Abroad Coordinator: Emily Ferraro (e.ferraro@neu.edu)

Studio Arts Center International (SACI) was founded by an American artists to offer study abroad students the opportunity to live and study in Florence, Italy, surrounded by the treasures of Medieval, Renaissance, and contemporary Europe. SACI is an active member of the Florentine community, exhibiting current artists and helping to conserve and restore precious paintings and buildings. Courses are taught in English and focus on art and architecture. Most art courses are available in beginning through advanced levels. There is also a selection of Italian language and culture classes, which students are encouraged to take. Some classes include field trips around Florence and Italy.

Academic calendar


Lorenzo de’ Medici – Rome

Traditional | Rome, Italy

Study Abroad Coordinator: Emily Ferraro (e.ferraro@neu.edu)

LdM Rome students can choose courses in traditional subjects such as history, classical civilizations, art, restoration, and literature, or more contemporary subjects such as international business, political science, environmental sciences, or gender studies. Students have the opportunity to collaborate with a wide variety of professionals and various national and international institutions located throughout Rome.

 

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Multi-Country Programs – CIEE

Traditional | Seville, Spain

Study Abroad Coordinator: Liz McClanahan (e.mcclanahan@neu.edu)

Built around central academic themes—art and architecture, communications and new media, tourism and business, to name a few—CIEE summer multi-country programs pair two locations in one session to create the ultimate learning experience. Take your pick from specially designed duos to pursue your academic interests in not just one, but two of the most topically relevant cities in the world!

Summer Multi-Country Programs


PERUGIA: CIS

Traditional | Perugia, Italy

Study Abroad Coordinator: Emily Ferraro (e.ferraro@neu.edu)

The Umbra Institute provides fall, spring, and summer programs in the medieval city of Perugia, Italy. Students can choose from a variety of courses with integrated field trips to famous Italian cities and sites, community engagement opportunities outside of the classroom, and extra-curricular activities.

Perugia serves as the ideal backdrop for study abroad in Italy. Rich in art, architecture, and historical significance, it is internationally recognized as a city of learning. The ancient city is surrounded by the rolling hills of Umbria and Tuscany. While lying off the beaten path, travel from Perugia is easy since Rome, Florence, Siena, Assisi, and Cortona lie only a short distance away.

Check out Northeastern Student Evan McEldowny's experience!

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ROME: American University of Rome

Traditional | Rome, Italy

Study Abroad Coordinator: Emily Ferraro (e.ferraro@neu.edu)

Students participating on a semester or summer study abroad program through the American University of Rome (AUR) enjoy Roman culture, architecture, and people, while taking courses in a variety of disciplines. AUR is one of the oldest degree-granting American universities in Italy. AUR uses Rome as its classroom and Italy and Europe as invaluable resources. AUR prepares students to live and work across cultures through its practical interdisciplinary academic majors, opportunities for learning through travel and internships, and its multi-cultural faculty and staff. Course instruction is in English.

Academic Calendar


ROME: John Cabot University

Traditional | Rome, Italy

Study Abroad Coordinator: Emily Ferraro (e.ferraro@neu.edu)

John Cabot University is an independent, accredited four-year college of liberal arts and sciences, with an outstanding faculty, an international degree-seeking student body and over 200 courses from which to choose. Travel in Italy, classes on site at famous monuments and museums throughout the city and a range of extra-curricular activities are just some of the advantages of John Cabot's program.

The culture of an American university, with classes (except Italian language and literature) taught in English; the international atmosphere of a global mix of students of varying backgrounds and nationalities; the incomparable Roman milieu combining centuries of history and art with up-to-the-minute style.

Students visiting from the United States meet others from Europe, Latin America, Asia, the Middle East and Africa, as well as Italian degree-seeking students. Lively exchanges of views and perspectives take place in small classroom settings and on the terraces of the charming ex-convent that is John Cabot's main campus. Cross-cultural friendships develop in the abundant coffee bars and trattorie of Trastevere where JCU is located. Total immersion in the Roman way of life brings new understanding and appreciation of how others live.

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THREE CITIES: Lorenzo de’ Medici

Traditional | Tuscania, Italy

Study Abroad Coordinator: Emily Ferraro (e.ferraro@neu.edu)

Program not offered for Fall 2015

The Three Cities Program is a semester-long study abroad experience that allows students to retrace the steps of Greek, Etruscan, Roman, medieval and Renaissance cultures by living and studying in three cities which embody these civilizations in all their richness and splendor: Tuscania, Rome and either Florence (Fall Semester) or Venice (Spring Semester).

Western civilization is the end product of widely contrasting cultures which evolved over many hundreds of years. With the Renaissance it became possible to unite the strands of these cultures in a new and exciting synthesis, which prepared the way for the birth of the modern world.

The Three Cities Program starts in Tuscania, where students focus on the ancient Greek, Etruscan and Roman civilizations; Rome is the second destination, where students explore the Middle Ages and the Renaissance; Florence or Venice complete this great experience as two of the most important centers of the Renaissance and Modern Age.  Students follow a structured and integrated program of  courses, which together comprise both a unique investigation into the roots of Western civilization and a solid grounding in Italian language and culture.

Academic Calendar

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TUSCANIA: Lorenzo de’ Medici

Traditional | Tuscania, Italy

Study Abroad Coordinator: Emily Ferraro (e.ferraro@neu.edu)

The LdM program at Tuscania is based on a full immersion concept. Because of the town's small size and its geographic location, students live and study in a fully Italian and a more traditional small community-based environment. Integration in the community is fundamental to the program, encouraging students to create relationships in a cultural context. The curriculum has been designed to promote the historical, artistic and cultural qualities that make this part of Italy unique. Thus courses in history and archaeology focus on the Etruscan, Roman and medieval civilizations that are at the core of Tuscania's development, while courses in culinary arts reflect Tuscania's connection to the agricultural cycles and traditions of the region.

Academic Calendar

 

Hear from LdM students and enjoy a tour with this LdM Video!