Semester/Year Study in Italy
Semester and Year Long Study in Italy
Students may choose to study in Florence, Rome, Siena, Sorrento or Milan for one semester or a full academic year. All programs are offered through Belmont University's affiliation with Study Abroad Italy.
During these terms, a wider course selection is offered, and students are required to take one course in Italian language at the appropriate level. Depending on the program, you may choose among a full array of Studio and Art History courses or diverse classes in Business, Liberal Arts and the Sciences. Aside fromItalian language, most courses are taught in English, but there are curricular opportunities taught in advanced Italian for qualified students. Plesae refer to the SAI home page for your particular choice of programs, course offerings, calendars, schedules, application forms and costs: www.saiprograms.com.
COURSES: All students must first apply to Belmont's Study Abroad Program prior to their application and registration for any SAI programs. You will receive up to 15 hours credit per semester for the successful completion of five courses. Course combinations can meet both major area and General-Education core requirements. For more information about specific class offerings, go to the SAI home page and link to the appropriate program.
HOUSING is double-occupancy in two-bedroom apartments or multiple occupancy in apartment suites. Single-occupancy is available for an extra surcharge.
VISA: All students will be required to apply for and receive an Italian visa 60 days prior to their departure from the United States.
COSTS: The program fees will vary at each school. The following program fees are in effect for the Spring 2012:
Florence University of the Arts, Florence (FUA)
---$14,450 (plus $90 application fee and a refundable $300 Security Deposit).
John Cabot University, Rome (JCU)
---$15,550 (plus $90 application fee and a refundable $300 Security Deposit)
Sant'Anna Institute, Sorrento
---$14,200 (plus $90 application fee and a refundable $300 Security Deposit)
Siena Italian Studies, Siena (SIS)
---$15,950 (plus $90 application fee and a refundable $300 Security Deposit)
Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti, Milan (NABA)
---$19,800 (plus $90 application fee and a refundable $300 Security Deposit)
These fees include the program application fees and tuition at Belmont and the Italian school, the housing security deposit, housing in shared apartments, program-sponsored excursions and field trips, Worldwide Health insurance, on-site Student Services, rental of a cell phone and International Student ID.
ADDITIONAL EXPENSES: You must plan for your round-trip airline travel, ground transportation (taxis/shuttles/rail), course books and supplies, utilities, food and other personal expenses, such as cell phone use, personal travel, museum/site admissions, gifts and the like. These would add---approximately---another $6000-$7000 per semester. Please contact one of the Program Directors to discuss the details of the Program Fee.
Once you have completed online registration at Belmont, all Program fees will be posted to your individual Student Account. Students on Financial Aid must consult with his/her Financial Services Counselor to determine which expenses may be covered by financial aid.
The total cost for the semester will vary based on the unpredictable fluctuation of the exchange rate for the dollar against the euro.
Belmont Study Abroad Program Application the Spring 2012 Semester - Friday, October 7th, 2011 (Spring Academic Advising is scheduled for November 2-11).
Study Abroad Italy Program Application for the Spring 2012 Semester - Monday, November 1, 2011
Please download this checklist, which describes the application and registration process in detail.
CONTACT: For more information regarding any of this program, and other items such as eligibility, Study Abroad scholarships, deadlines, and the like, contact the Rasmussen Center for International Education (615-460-5500) or on of the Italy program directors:
Francesca Muccini, Professor of Italian
Office: Wheeler Humanities Bldg. (WHB) 205B
Phone: 615-460-6504 email: email@example.com
David Ribar, Professor of Art
Office: Leu Center for the Visual Arts 112
Phone: 615-460-6773 email: firstname.lastname@example.org