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  • Locations: Florence, Italy; Genoa, Italy; Milano, Italy; Napoli, Italy; Padua, Italy; Pisa, Italy; Pompeii, Italy; Ravello, Italy; Rome, Italy
  • Program Terms: January
  • Restrictions: UWYO applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
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Area of Academic Study: Engineering, General Education, Humanities, STEM Language of Instruction: English
Program Description:
Join a 19-day journey through Italy this 2018 January term.  This adventure will highlight the historical and influential advances in western and Italian culture, architecture, science and cuisine from the Roman Empire, through the Renaissance up to the modern times.  We will visit traditional, cultural, historical and modern centers in Rome, Milano, Florence, Padua, Venice, Verona, Pisa, Torino, Naples, the ancient sites of Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Paestum, and unique cities in southern Italy such as the Amalfi coast and Matera.

This winter break, upper division elective course (Dates:  January 2 – 20, 2018) is idea for all A&S, Business and Ag students who want a stimulating international experience, and for STEM and Education majors who want to see the origins of their disciplines.  To get the best rate for airline tickets, we should plan far in advance.  To reserve a place a $500 non-refundable deposit is due on October 15, 2017.  The remaining funds will be due on November 15, 2017.  Scholarships are available for students with a minimum 3.0 GPA and sophomore standing.  Course is limited to 15 students.

Contact:  Dr. Ron Canterna (
Visit the 2017 tour at UW Italo Adventures on Facebook.Approximate Costs: (~$2500) which includes room, breakfast and one additional meal per day; upon arrival all land travel, transfers, fees and instruction. Airfare, UW tuition, insurance and the $140 study abroad fee are not included).

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
January 2019 11/30/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.