Program Details

This program integrates students into local culture & community via language, history, and politics. Instruction is in English and Italian. Through the Istituto Venezia's affiliation with the Universita degli Studi di Venezia, Lexia participants receive a
Location:
Venice, Italy
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
This program is offered in the summer for 5 weeks, the fall & spring for 12-14 weeks, and for the academic year. The program is hosted at the Istituto Venezia, Venice's oldest language and cultural institute. Subjects include: Anthropology, Arts, Civilization/culture, Community service projects, Ecology/environmental studies, Economics, European studies, Field study, Fine arts, History, Independent study, Italian language(beg/int/adv), Literature, Political science/politics, Sociology

This program integrates students into local culture & community via language, history, and politics. Instruction is in English and Italian. Through the Istituto Venezia's affiliation with the Universita degli Studi di Venezia, Lexia participants receive access to libraries, facilities, inexpensive student cafeterias, transportation passes and cultural resources throughout the city.

The Venice program supports interaction and dialogue between Lexia participants and Italian faculty and students whenever possible. It also encourages participation in Italian community events, institutions and family life. No prior knowledge of Italian is required, as most coursework is in English. Language instruction during the first month of the program is taught intensively to help students develop the language skills and confidence to live and study in, and integrate themselves into, the Italian community.
Setting Description:
Venice's great mystique and charm still play a significant role in the unfolding cultural drama of Italy and the new Europe. Today, Venice is a living museum of waterways and winding streets lined with some of the most remarkable architecture in the world. You will be delighted to find that many of the city's cultural traditions are maintained and that its rich artisan history has been preserved.
Cost:
Summer Total: $5,950 Semester Total: $15,950 Academic Year: $31,550

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