Program Details

Students participating in this program will earn one credit for ITAL 120, taught by Dr. Stefania Lucamante, Ordinary Professor of Italian and Comparative Literature. After successful completion of the course, students will have acquired knowledge about t
Location:
Venice, Italy
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Spring Break

Program Overview

Program Description:
In this program, students will explore and study Venice’s rich history and culture. They will visit the byzantine basilica of Saint Mark, the church of Ss.Giovanni and Paolo, the Ghetto, the Doge’s Palace and understand the delicate equilibrium between modernity and tradition of what is perhaps one of the most unique urban spaces in the world. There will be visits to several museums and monuments. Students will conduct a small research project in the city, and prepare and lead the tour of one of the historical sites for the entire group.

Students participating in this program will earn one credit for ITAL 120, taught by Dr. Stefania Lucamante, Ordinary Professor of Italian and Comparative Literature. After successful completion of the course, students will have acquired knowledge about the most important buildings, monuments, and spaces in Venice. They will have an understanding of maritime republic of Venice, its importance - which spans over the centuries- and its unique relation to the arts that the dogi consistently promoted and sponsored. Students will have acquired personal experience of the city’s elaborate map and life without cars.

CUA tuition for 1 credit, Hostel accommodation, Ground transportation, All pre-departure advising & services and on-site orientation, Health & emergency evacuation insurance, Official CUA transcript for non-CUA participants
Setting Description:
Venice, located on the Adriatic Sea in northern Italy, is one of the most fascinating cities in the world. It has incredible art, stunning architecture, and a lurid history. Known for its canals, the city is comprised of 117 islands with 409 connecting bridges. From the 13th to the 17th centuries, Venice was one of the most important cities in Europe. Its strategic location made it an important center of trade between the East and the West, where art and culture flourished.
Cost:
$1,710 + $100 Non-Refundable Application Fee - The program cost includes one credit of CUA tuition and an overseas program fee. It does not include international airfare.

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