Program details: Walk through the Roman Colosseum, gaze in awe at Michelangelo’s David, discover the fishing villages of the Cinque Terre, and cruise the canals of Venice, all while earning UVU credit. As the birthplace of much of western civilization, Italy gives each student the chance to see the architecture and art and study developments that influenced the western world from the Roman Empire to the Renaissance. Information Sheet
Tentative dates: April 30 - May 31, 2013.
Program sites: Rome (13 nights), Florence (14 nights), Venice (3 nights), with side trips to Assisi, Siena, Pisa, Lucca, and Ravenna.
Anticipated curriculum: Students can sign up for six credit hours, including a General Education course in Art History (ARTH 2710), upper division courses in Art History (ARTH 3040 and ARTH 3050), and ART 291R/491R (Independent Study). Other courses may be offered upon consultation.
Estimated participation fee: $3,095. Apply by November 26, 2012, for this price.
Participation fee covers: Housing and transportation within Italy (including a weekend in Cinque Terre and side trips), museum entrance fees, breakfasts and dinners, international health insurance.
Participation fee does not cover: UVU tuition (approx. $160 per credit hour), passport, lunches, round-trip airfare, discretionary spending.
Director: Steve Bule, professor of art history, 801.863.7378, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application deadline: November 26, 2012. Submit application, two letters of reference, $195 non-refundable application fee, and $300 participation fee deposit. If you miss the deadline, you are still welcome to apply until the program is full, but please note that the participation fee will be higher and program space is limited. Application materials are available at International Study Programs in WB147 or here: Application, Letter of Reference, Program Payment Card, Application Payment Card.
Tuition Waivers: UVU Employee & Employee Dependent Tuition Waivers may be applied for up to six credits of ISP tuition.
Financial aid: Pell grants and Federal Insured Student Loans may be applied to this program, based on eligibility.
Applicants must have a current FAFSA form on file at the Financial Aid Office (BA105) and complete all necessary application forms for financial aid.
Scholarships: UVU provides scholarships to qualified participants. For an application click here.