Join us on this three-and-a-half week program based in Pescara, Italy to study Italy through the ages. While on this credit-bearing program during Summer A, students have the opportunity to explore all that Italy has to offer through the lens of contemporary Italian politics, society, and language. The associated course will provide a comprehensive survey of Italian society today, starting with Italy's geography and the historical forces that shaped the nation. While Pescara will serve as a home-base, multi-day trips to destinations including Rome, Florence, and Isole Tremiti will be spread throughout the program to enhance your experience in this beautiful and historic country. 

Program Highlights:

  • Study in Pescara, one of the largest cities on the Adriatic Coast of Italy. The city is well known for its beaches and as the birthplace of poet Gabriele D'Annunzio.
  • Explore the Italian capital of Rome and stand amazed by the famed historic sites of the city, including the Colosseum, Roman Forum, Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, Castel Sant'Angelo, and St. Peter's Basilica.
  • Take some time to appreciate the Italian arts while in Florence, which serves as the home to many masterpieces of Renaissance art and architecture including the Duomo, Piazza della Signoria, the Galleria dell'Accademia that displays Michelangelo's "David," and the Uffizi Gallery which exhibits Botticelli's "The Birth of Venus" and Leonardo da Vinci's "Annunciation."
  • Make your way by boat to the idyllic Adriatic island of San Nicola di Tremiti. Part of Gargano National Park, this island boasts the 11th century Santa Maria a Mara Abbey as well as a beautiful waterfront with Castello dei Badiali perched above the island cliffside.

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Naz in Pescara:

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      Venice, Italy

      At A Glance

      (S): SPARK-Eligible

      Semester: Summer A 2024

      Program Level: Undergraduate

      Program Type: Academic

      Major(s): Open to all majors, but may be of particular interest to the following majors or minors:

      • Art History
      • Business & Leadership
      • Communications & Media
      • English
      • History, Politics, Legal Studies
      • International & Global Studies
      • Italian
      • Museum, Archives, & Public History
      • Philosophy
      • Religious Studies
      • Sociology

      Language Requirement: None; course taught in English

      Minimum GPA Requirement: 2.5