Program Details

Excursions and Day Trips

Many of the following field trips will be guided by local experts and faculty from the School of Architecture:
-City tour of Rome upon arrival to get acquainted with the city
-Visits to the Palantine, Forum an

Location:
Rome, Italy
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
Excursions and Day Trips

Many of the following field trips will be guided by local experts and faculty from the School of Architecture:
-City tour of Rome upon arrival to get acquainted with the city
-Visits to the Palantine, Forum and Colliseum
-St. Peter's Dome
-Palazzo Valentini and San Clemente
-Cathedral of St. Angelo dei Lombardi
-Curioni Building
-The Roman Arches, Domes, and The Pantheon

During the weekends, students will be free to plan their own excursions to see other sites of the city and nearby countryside. Upper-division units (open to freshmen through graduates). Taught in English. UC Davis courses taught by University of California, Davis faculty.

Please contact UC Davis Summer Abroad for the most up-to-date information concerning program costs. Programs start around $4,000.

All students enrolled in a Summer Abroad program (Davis and Non-Davis) will have the opportunity to apply for a Travel Award ($500 - $1,500.) Travel award deadline: March 5, 2013. Enrollment deadline is April 5, 2013.

Setting Description:
Meals

A welcome social event at a local restaurant in the beginning of the program will provide students with an opportunity to meet the instructor and each other. Meals are not included in the price of the program. Students purchase their meals on their own in nearby markets or by trying out authentic dishes in local restaurants. There will also be a farewell social event at the end of the program for students to get together as a group before they go their separate ways (either traveling or returning home.

About Italy
According to the following Lonely Planet description of Rome, no other city comes close. It may no longer be caput mundi (capital of the world), but Rome is an epic, bubbling-over metropolis harbouring lost empires. One visit and you’ll be hooked. Rome has a glorious monumentality that it wears without reverence. Its architectural heirlooms are buzzed around by car and Vespa as if they were no more than traffic islands. Here the national preoccupation with

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