Program Details

The Dolomit Summer School on Lake Garda, in the Alpine province of Trentino (Italy), offers college-level courses in fine arts, history, environmental studies, and Italian, organized in dynamic 3-week sessions.
Trento, Italy; Riva Del Garda, Italy
Program Type:
Intensive Language
Degree Level:
3-4 weeks, 1-3 months

Program Overview

Program Description:

Dolomit is your provider of study abroad programs in Trentino, the butterfly-shaped province of Northeast Italy. In this Alpine region, thanks to a unique cultural heritage and outstanding natural resources, we offer distinctive learning experiences to international students. Our dynamic summer program enjoys partnerships with a selected network of academic, scientific and cultural institutions, such as the college of art and design "LABA Trentino," the history research institute "Fondazione Museo Storico del Trentino," and the "Adamello Brenta Nature Park."

The Dolomit Summer School is based on Lake Garda, the largest lake of Italy, and offers college-level courses in fine arts, history, environmental studies, and Italian. Our teachers adopt an active learning approach, and class plans include visits, laboratories and educational excursions. The summer term is organized into five 3-week sessions, and students also have the opportunity to enroll in an optional “Discovery Week” just before the beginning of each session.

- Innovative courses designed as small-group integrated learning experiences that balance lectures, seminars, outdoor didactics, and guided visits to relevant sites.

- A unique corner of Italy – Trentino and Lake Garda – nestled in the heart of Europe and strategically located to reach other Italian major destinations, such as Verona, Venice, Milan, Florence, and Rome.

- Students' discounts and grants, including the opportunity to contribute with creative posts to Dolomit students’ blog.

Setting Description:
The Dolomit Summer School is hosted by the region of Garda Trentino, in Northeast Italy. In this rocky alpine environment, where the influence of the lake creates a Mediterranean pocket, the work of women and men has been shaping the landscape for millennia. Cultural diversity historically characterizes this borderland territory, and inhabitants as well as visitors enjoy a variety of natural and cultural resources.
The Instruction and Services fee is € 2,900 per session, and includes tuition for all educational activities, application fee, course material, welcome and goodbye dinners, accident insurance, public transportation pass, and much more. The “Discovery Week” fee is € 400, and covers fifteen hours of survival Italian and four outings. Housing rates vary from € 210 to 270 per week, according to session, group size, and specific location, and are confirmed at the time of acceptance.

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