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Siena, Italy Study Abroad

Experience the warm hospitality of the Italian people while enjoying the breathtaking scenery of Tuscany in this unique opportunity to study the Italian language and culture in the beautiful medieval city of Siena. Siena and its surroundings offer the perfect setting in which to be immersed in the architecture, art, history and "bella lingua." The itinerary includes excursions to Rome, Florence and San Gimignano with visits to the Uffizi, and other museums.

2024 Study Abroad Program Information

  • Program Dates: June 5 to July 5, 2024
  • Fee: $4,820 includes round-trip airfare from Chicago, airport transfers in Italy, home-stay with breakfast and dinner, language classes and excursions. Tuition (6-7 credits) is extra. The program is open to students at all levels of Italian.
  • Scholarship: The Mirta Pagnucci Study Abroad Scholarship (Italy) is awarded exclusively for the COD Summer Language Immersion program to Siena, Italy, up to $500 will be awarded. Application deadline is February 20.
  • For more information, contact Anna Serrano or

Passport Information: If you do not have a passport, or your passport expires within six months of the program dates, you MUST apply for a passport or renew your passport immediately. Passports can take up to four months to obtain. Do not wait until you are accepted into the program.

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Contact Information

Field and Experiential Learning, Study Abroad and Global Education
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 3520
General inquiries: (630) 942-2356
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