Study Abroad Opportunity

Global Foundations in Italy 

Destination: Florence, Italy
Program Cost: $4,600 (Scholarships Available)
Duration: May 30-June 25, 2021
Deadline to Apply: March 1, 2021

Program Description: This unique program begins with a week of cultural introduction to Italy that will take place in and around the capital city of Rome and various sites in Tuscany. The program then continues for three weeks in Florence where students may enroll in three-credit elective courses taught by an international faculty at the Palazzi campuses throughout the historic city center.

During this program students will partake in one of Europe's most breathtaking cities renowned for the Renaissance movement. Just two hours by train from Rome and 3 hours from Milan, Florence is located in the heart of the Tuscan region that is home also to the Italian gems of Siena, Livorno, Lucca and Pisa; an hour train ride provides access to the Tuscan coastline off of the Mediterranean Sea. Palazzi facilities are all located in the historic city center which can be entirely explored on foot and is pulsing with museums, the headquarters of famous Italian brands many of which are Florentine, fine dining and the myriad of other cultural activities that the city has to offer. A pass for most museums is included.

Program Cost Includes:

  • $350 Application fee
  • Tuition (3 credit Cultural Introduction to Italy and one 3 credit Elective)
  • Student service fee
  • Cultural Introduction to Italy (one week visiting Rome and various sites in Tuscany)
  • Some Cultural Introduction meals (see sample itinerary)
  • Florence housing in multiple bedroom shared apartment (single room supplement is $210)
  • Use of gym and gym courses
  • Greeting at Rome Airport (Does not include pick up service, metro ticket or taxi fees to housing)
  • On-site advisor

Program Fee Does Not Include: round-trip airfare, housing security deposit ($300 refundable), textbooks and lab course fees, meals, personal expenses, and medical insurance

Contact: Mr. Melvyn Harding | mharding@memphis.edu | tigersabroad@memphis.edu 

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