Department of Romance Languages and Literatures
2013 Summer Program in Florence, Italy
Andiamo in Italia!
DATES: May 22, Wednesday (departure)-June 8, (Saturday) 2013
Why should you go?
1. Earn 3-5 hours Humanities credits studying Italian in Florence, Italy
2. 16 days in Florence with one free weekend for your own adventuring
3. Guided tours to the world’s most beautiful museums, monuments, churches
4. Museum pass that allows you to return to cultural sites and see more
5. A cooking class
Travel, learn and experience Italy! Earn up to 5 Humanities credit hours in just 16 days through
independent study that will apply to your Italian Certificate. Stand before Botticelli’s La nascita di Venere
(Birth of Venus). Experience the awe of Galileo’s and Michelangelo’s tombs, the staggering heights of
the Duomo, the harmony of the David, the lure of lush smells and dizzying markets. Price includes 16
days full of cultural tours, a cooking class, and a weekend excursion. Plus, a free weekend allows you to
plan your own traveling adventure!
Florence is widely regarded as one of the most beautiful cities in the world, with an outstanding artistic,
historic and cultural heritage. The city has a major European presence in music, architecture, education,
cuisine, fashion, philosophy, science and religion, and hosts a wide range of museums and major
collections of art. Florence is located in central Italy, and has been the birthplace or chosen home of
many notable historical figures, such as Dante Boccaccio, Botticelli, Machiavelli, Brunelleschi,
Michelangelo, Donatello, Galileo Galilei, Caterina de' Medici, Artemisia Gentileschi.
$2300 based on 4 credit hours. Fees are based on a 10-student participation number
and a euro rate of $1.35.
1. Students have two options. Option 1 is a four-hour daily language-learning program at the Machiavelli
School and provides 4 hours Humanities/Italian Certificate credit. Option 2 includes two-hour daily
language learning at the Machiavelli School and 2 hours Humanities/Italian Certificate credit. Option 2 is
slightly less. See instructor.
2. Both options include lodging at the Gould Institute located near Santo Spirito. Housing is low cost and
3. All options include the Amici degli Uffizi or art pass that allows you to return, at your leisure, to
museums seen with a guide, plus visit others free! And take a cooking class!
4. Round trip ground transportation to and from Florence Airport.
5. Two meals are included, one is a cooking class. Students should budget accordingly for other meals.
*AIR FARE AND MEALS ARE NOT INCLUDED.
Any UC student in good standing. Students from other universities may also apply. The instructor makes
the final decision about admittance into the program. Application required.
Who Should Attend?
This program is aimed at all students—those working toward the Italian Certificate and those who are not.
All faculty welcome!
Students receive 1-5 credit hour/s for enrolling in the weekly ITAL-3061 “Andiamo in Italia” Winter/Spring
semester. The course will be taught in English, and will prepare the student for cultural sights, as well as
offer practical information for overseas travel. The class will meet on Thursdays at 1:30 pm during
Winter/Spring semester. SAVE THIS INFORMATION to schedule the semester course. Andiamo in Italia!
is designed to enhance course offerings here at UC, and counts towards the obtainment of the Italian
Certificate. Remember these credits will be added to your credit total so be careful not to exceed
maximum credit hours or you will incur costs. Speak to your advisor or International advisors.
Financial Aid applies. UC tuition remission applies to the 1-hour course registration. Additionally, several
scholarships and grants are available. However, to make the most of your time, attend an International
grant writing workshop and learn how to craft the language you need to state your case clearly. Grant
writing workshop dates, times, locations:
If students are unable to attend, International Programs can schedule individual appointments by calling:
556-4278 or writing to firstname.lastname@example.org
To reserve your housing we require a non refundable deposit for $500 payable to the University of
Cincinnati by November 16, 2012. You should send an email directly to Greg Spilman Business Manager,
email@example.com with your name and M Number. He will then charge your UC student bill the
deposit and send you payment instructions. This deposit is non-refundable.
November 16 $500
January 17 $500
February 11 $500
March 11 to be determined based on cultural budget
Retained by teacher
April 15 balance
Italian: Adjunct Instructor firstname.lastname@example.org
721 Old Chem 513-556-1836