Program Details

The CIMBA program offers semester, summer, and graduate study abroad opportunities with rigorous, high quality, professional courses taught in English. Courses focus in the areas of Business, Engineering, Journalism, and Communication Studies; however, ot
Location:
Paderno Del Grappa, Italy
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:

Highlights Include: - Rigorous, high-quality courses taught in English - Business core and elective courses - Classes in Engineering, Journalism,Communication Studies, Italian - Learn Italian - Outstanding professors and small class sizes - Meaningful international experiences - Built-in travel breaks (25+ days of independent travel) - Special lectures & company tours - CIMBA Advantage Program (CAP) - LEAP professional development opportunity (Learn, Enrich, Achieve and Perform) - LIFE (Leadership Initiative for Excellence) - Credits earned from the University of Iowa

The CIMBA program offers semester, summer, and graduate study abroad opportunities with rigorous, high quality, professional courses taught in English. Courses focus in the areas of Business, Engineering, Journalism, and Communication Studies; however, other courses are also offered in elective courses, like Italian and mythology. These programs are designed to provide students with a meaningful international experience while allowing them to remain on schedule for graduation.

The program cost is all-inclusive and comprises of: - Tuition - On-campus residence hall - Meals (3 daily when class is in session) - Textbooks - Leadership and professional development certification programs - Buses to and from train station - Housekeeping/linen and towel fee (room cleaning twice weekly) - Laundry tokens and soap - 3 gourmet dinner excursions for authentic multi-course Italian meals

Setting Description:
The campus is located in the picturesque town of Paderno del Grappa, Italy. Located in the foothills of the Dolomite Mountains, just 25 miles north of Venice, cobblestone streets, gardens, & expansive villas characterize the town. The Veneto is one of the most entrepreneurial regions of Italy allowing students to get a unique hands-on, international perspective in their area of study. Students live on a full-service campus with on-site staff which includes a student-life coordinator and nurse.

Program Reviews

Overall Rating

4.9

Based on 17 Reviews

  • Excellent Experience
    5.0
    09/17/19
    CIMBA has been a life-changing experience so far, and it's only the second week! All of the staff are so kind, especially Jorge, Tiago, and Kim. Really looking forward to my business courses and LEAP with Dr. Al.
    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • CIMBA Summer 2019
    5.0
    06/13/19

    I had such an amazing experience and I met new friends from different universities across the United States. It was nice to be able to have a study abroad experience without getting behind on my degree progress. In fact I was able to get ahead and free

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Cimba
    3.0
    03/26/19

    The group felt like a family. The staff was very helpful and nice. I like having opportunities to travel everywhere, but it’s VERY inconvenient getting to airports and train stations. Classes until 530 on Friday’s also sucks and so does the absency

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Beautiful Views From the Italian Alps
    5.0
    03/13/19

    So much fun living on campus again with 80 other students from around the US. Situated about an hour north of the Venice Marco Polo Airport, it’s a perfect spot to study in a very small town. Ample time for travel, unfortunately there is classes on

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • CIMBA
    5.0
    03/07/19

    CIMBA is an incredible program. Located in a smaller town, CIMBA lets you immerse yourself in true Italian culture. The staff is incredibly helpful and unbelievable friendly. Unlike most colleges, CIMBA has smaller classes that promote engagement in the

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Best Program Ever
    5.0
    10/01/18

    CIMBA is very rewarding. They are a lot of fun activities provided by the program when you arrive on campus, as well as a lot of opportunites for you to be a part of. I have only been here for a month and I have already attended a gourment dinner, gone

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Best decision I've made in college.
    5.0
    10/01/18

    Coming to Italy, I didn't know what to expect. The amount of information about CIMBA and Italy is overwhelming, so I'll list the great things I've noticed. • You will have small classes, which make for great personalized teaching. • There are

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • CIMBA Undergraduate Program
    5.0
    09/27/18

    The faculty and staff here at CIMBA are amazing at making your study abroad experience truly unique! The program offers a wide variety of business classes to take and they are taught by American professors. The CIMBA campus offers great living spaces,

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • CIMBA
    5.0
    09/27/18

    CIMBA the best program you can ever pick. It is located in Paderno Del Grappa, a super small location. You can walk over to the next town and enjoy a day at the market on the weekends. Italy in itself is amazing. I strongly recommend coming to CIMBA if

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • CIMBA Italy Program
    5.0
    02/14/18
    A great environment for learning where the small class sizes allow the professors to really get to know the students. There is ample time for travel and lots of opportunities for personal growth.
    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • So Happy With My Decision To Come
    5.0
    02/08/18

    I am currently here at CIMBA and I am in LOVE with the program. The staff is fun and super helpful. The first couple of weeks are a bit crazy, but it has allowed me to grow personally and professionally. I am looking forward to the 30+ travel days given

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • CIMBA Italy
    5.0
    12/11/17
    I had an amazing experience at CIMBA! I was impressed by how much the staff and professors invested in the students, and CIMBA offers ample time to travel. I made great friends from all over the country. I already miss it!
    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Journalism
    5.0
    12/04/17

    CIMBA does an amazing job at encouraging traveling, providing interesting courses, and promoting personal development. I feel LIFE and Leap are the two things that really differentiate CIMBA from other study abroad programs. LIFE is a three-day, full-immersion

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Cimba Study Abroad MBA Program
    5.0
    12/04/17

    The CIMBA MBA program has been such an eye-opening experience and a great opportunity to immerse myself in and explore the Italian culture. I chose the program because of the unique approach to the traditional MBA because it had a focus on personal and

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • CIMBA review
    5.0
    12/04/17
    Program was a great experience, teachers were very knowledgeable and helpful. Staff was helpful. CLCs were extremely helpful and nice. Good resources on campus, and a lot of time to travel
    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • The perfect mix
    5.0
    12/04/17

    CIMBA is a womderful semester program that allows you to take full time classes to remain on track for graduation while simultaneously allowing you to travel all over Europe. The 12 week program offers business classes taught by American teachers as well

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • The Perfect Study Abroad Program For Young Business Professionals
    5.0
    12/04/17

    CIMBA is so much more than your ordinary study abroad program. They are an international personal development institute that provides students and executives with analytical problem solving and decision making skills, risk mitigation tools, innovative

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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