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For those students that can’t leave their home campus for a semester or full academic year, SIS now offers a series of summer study abroad opportunities that begin from Early May and go through July. These programs not only allow students to study Italian language and culture in a more condensed period of time, they will also explore Tuscany during a remarkable time of year. For those in Siena at the start of July, Siena explodes in preparation for the world-famous bareback horse race held on July 2nd in the city’s central square, the Piazza del Campo.
All programs include airport pick-up, program orientation, a series of activities and excursions, family home-stays and the opportunity to perform community service in a variety of areas.
- Genuine engagement with the host community
- Small class sizes
- All inclusive *competitively priced* program fee -- meals included!
- Rich program of cultural activities
- Up to 14 credit hours (8 week program)
SIS offers several opportunities for graduate students seeking to deepen their knowledge in two particular areas: Second Language Acquisition and Special Topics in Italian Studies.
Students who have completed their university studies at the Bachelor level and who are undertaking a graduate degree in Italian Studies or Second Language Acquisition can apply to study with SIS in Siena, Italy to experience SIS’s approach to intercultural study abroad at the graduate level.