- Sorrento, Italy
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
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- Program Description:
Imagine spending your summer in the scenic, seaside city of Sorrento, the gateway to the Amalfi Coast. By day, study Italian, marine biology, volcanology, international tourism, and sustainability. Then, retreat to the romantic piazzas overlooking the sea in the evening. As you stroll the uneven cobblestone streets, stop to take in the live local music and experience amazing Italian cuisine. The Sant’Anna Institute encourages students to become members of the community during their time abroad. You can join a variety of civic engagement and service learning opportunities. Clean up a beach, help a non-profit, or teach English to locals as you make a lasting impression in Sorrento.
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Based on 1 Reviews
- A Laid-Back, Touristy Study Abroad10/05/18
CISabroad Summer on the Italian Coast at Sant'Anna Institute in Sorrento was an incredible Italian experience. Coordination with CISabroad during the application process and closer to the departure date was always super easy, and I felt as ready as I
could be for the new culture. In Sorrento, I never felt unsafe, which helped because I had quite a long walk to school (25-30 minutes). I would definitely recommend staying with a host family or on Sant'anna's campus, because apartments could be between 15-30 minutes away, and Sant'Anna is located just a few steps away from the heart of Sorrento or the beach. There are plenty of excursions organized by both Sant'Anna and CISabroad, so I rarely found myself without something new to see. Sorrento is an amazing location with easy connections to the Amalfi Coast, Capri, and Naples, and many of my friends used the proximity to Naples to go on trips to Spain, Amsterdam, or other locations in Italy. The classes were mostly laid-back; I never spent late nights doing homework and had plenty of time during the week to cook dinner with friends or go on local excursions. My only issue with classes was that some classes at Sant'Anna ended up not being offered, so many students (including me) had last minute changes to their schedule. This greatly complicated the transfer credit process at my home university, but was not necessarily the fault of CISabroad. The bottom line is that Sorrento is the best location for a laid-back Italian travel experience during the summer. You'll feel like a local by the end of the trip, and should take advantage of all the excursion opportunities offered to you through Sant'Anna and CIS. I miss Sorrento so much!read moreBottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend