Trieste and the Meaning of Place:
An Immersion in Northern Italian Culture
Interdisciplinary global seminar in a diverse region of northern Italy. This is a faculty-led cultural immersion course where students will take an intensive 3 week Italian language and culture class (4 hours every morning, Monday through Friday). In addition, students will participate in afternoon/evening excursions to observe and participate in cultural, literary, historical, culinary, sociological, artistic expressions of "place" as defined by the Italian people of this region. All excursions are required for the course.
- 2.8 GPA
- Undergraduate and graduate students from all majors and colleges are welcome to apply!
Students who participate in this program will receive 3 credits of INST 395B for Summer 2019. Along with this, students will take an intensive 3 week Beginner Italian Language course from 9:00-1:00 Monday through Friday, for which they'll earn an additional 3 credits of WLC Italian Language. A 1-credit pre-departure course will take place during the second half of spring semester, starting March 13, 2019 on Wednesdays from 3 - 5 pm; location TBD.
During the course students will:
- Visit several castles and museums in both Italy and Slovenia.
- Participate in the programs/facilities at the Italian-American Association in Trieste.
- Participate in the local cultural activities of the Istituto Venezia.
- Practice cultural competence.
- Be willing to respect and assimilate into Italian culture.
COST AND FINANCIAL AID
All participants in this program will be automatically enrolled in CISI, an international health insurance and emergency service plan. This insurance plan is required for all undergraduate and graduate students participating in ISU study abroad programs. The cost of the plan is $1.31 per day, and it has been built into the cost of the program fee. More information is available at the links below:
CISI Participant FAQ
International Insurance 101
CISI Policy Information
The application deadline for this program is December 3, 2018. Accepted participants will be notified on a rolling basis upon submission of completed application. Once you are accepted to participate, you must either commit to or decline your offer in the ISUAbroad online application system. Those students who commit to participate are officially part of the program and will be responsible for all program costs listed on the ISUAbroad budget sheet. If you withdraw, you will be responsible for the withdrawal penalty outlined below, in addition to all non-recoverable program payments the college is obligated to make on your behalf. Appeals are possible in certain extenuating circumstances, such as family or medical emergencies. Charges will be applied to your U-bill.
|31-60 days prior to program start date
|1-30 days prior
|Start date or after
||Full study abroad program fee