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Homestay: Hosts provide two meals a day. Apartments: Students are responsible for meals.
Bring your desire to learn the Italian language and explore Italy’s rich culture to the small city of Ferrara. Located in Italy’s Emilia-Romagna region, Ferrara is filled with old-world charm, Renaissance architecture, and the magnificent Romanesque Cathedral. Begin the program with an intensive Italian language class matched to your skill level, then enroll in content courses, taught in English, at CIEE Ferrara. All courses are complemented with CIEE co-curricular activities and excursions beyond the city to enhance classroom learning and provide intercultural understanding.
- Ramp up your language skills with intensive courses for beginners and intermediate level students.
- Explore more beautiful Italian cities like Florence, Ravenna, Bologna, Siena, Venice, Verona, and Padua.
- Learn to make a tasty regional specialty, like cappellacci di zucca.
CIEE Scholarships and Grants
CIEE’s need-based grants offer support to students who face financial barriers to studying abroad. CIEE awards need-based grants based on students’ EFCs and program selection. The Gilman Go Global Grant offers students $750-$2,000 toward airfare, plus $2,500 toward semester program costs, or $1,000 toward summer program costs.