Study Abroad Summer in Italy
Learn Italian in the medieval town of Bergamo alta
May 16 (departure) to June 6
Bergamo May 17 (arrival to Malpensa airport in Milan) - June 6 (return to Malpensa airport)
TAKE TWO COURSES (6 CREDITS) FOR THE PRICE OF ONE (3 CREDITS):
Take either a language, literature/film, or art class listed below and get the art history/culture course taught by the faculty at the University of Bergamo at no additional cost.
Italian language course:
ITAL 1001 (ITAL 1101 Metropolitan campus),
ITAL 1002 (ITAL 1102 Metropolitan campus),
ITAL/LITS 3056: Italy, Land of Migrations*: Literature and film course
ART 1030: The Art of the Italian Travelogue
One art and culture course at no additional cost:
ARTH 3008: Italian History and Art History
(both the literature and the art history course fulfill the University culture or humanities requirement)
We will stay in Bergamo, a Medieval/Renaissance walled town about 20 miles from Milan, until our departure date, June 6.
Language and literature (and film) classes will meet Monday-Thursday for 3 hours.
Travel Package of $2500 includes:
- Accommodations and all breakfasts
- All meals in Bergamo except for week-ends (which are your free time to explore. Breakfast is always included anyway)
- All transportation within the country
- Excursions to Genova, Venice, and Milan
- museum entries
Tuition and airfare are not included in the travel fee.
If you are interested, please send the application form to email@example.com
A non-refundable deposit in the amount of $1000 is due at the time of registration. Enrollment will remain open until April 20, when the remaining balance is due.
FOR STUDENTS JOINING IN APRIL THE FULL AMOUNT IS DUE AT THE TIME OF REGISTRATION.
There are several travel grants available:
- Rosemary Español (four scholarships, $1000 each) TWO STILL AVAILABLE (as of April 2)
- Coccia Foundation (open to members of Italian Clubs on both campuses, $2000)
- Bimonte Family (for students who wish to pursue Italian Studies, $2000)
*ITAL/LITS 3056 -- Italy: Land of Migrations:
It is estimated that at least twenty-five million Italians have migrated to North and South America and to Northern Europe in the years between 1876 and 1976, fifty percent of whom before World War I. In the last 30 years of the XX century migrations from Italy have involved mostly highly educated middle class people –the so called "fuga di cervelli" (brain drain). In the meantime, Italy has become one of the most desirable migration destinations for Africans, South East Asians, Philippinos, Chinese, and Eastern Europeans. The course explores the different nature of all this migrations to and from Italy through literature, film, and documentaries, paying particular attention to the North-American experience.
Associate Professor of Italian and French
Literature, Language, Writing, and Philosophy