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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English, Hungarian Minimum Cumulative GPA: 2.5
Minimum Class Standing: Sophomore Pre-requisite Subjects: 0 – 3 semesters of college-level Italian or equivalent
Field of Study: Art, Art History, English, Ethnic Studies, History, International Studies, Language: Italian, Markets and Culture, Political Science, Religious Studies, Women and Gender Studies SMU Abroad Application Cycle: August 15-October 1 for Spring, November 15-March 1 for Fall
Program Description:

Language + Culture

FERRARA, ITALY

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Program Overview

Just because you can't speak Italian doesn't mean you can't take advantage of the amazing discoveries waiting for you in Ferrara. Grab your chance to start or build on your skills, in a super-livable small city known for its old-world charm, breathtaking castle, and easy to explore arts.

Unique Experiences

RAMP UP YOUR LANGUAGE SKILLS

with intensive courses for beginners and intermediate level students.

EXPLORE MORE

beautiful Italian cities like Florence, Ravenna, Bologna, Siena, Venice, Verona, and Padua.

LEARN TO MAKE

a tasty regional specialty, like cappellacci di zucca.

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Excursions & Activities

  • Take day trips to Ravenna, former Byzantine capital; Padua, home of Giotto's celebrated Arena Chapel frescos; Venice; and Verona, enchanting city of Romeo and Juliet.
  • See more Italian treasures with multi-day trips to Tuscany, Campania, or Sicily.
  • Discover Ferrara's medieval and Renaissance sections of Ferrara.
  • Attend concerts, operas, festivals, and dinners, and meet with local personalities from the art, food, and sports worlds.

Projects

Peer language support. Pair up with an Italian student as Tandem Language Partners to share friendship and conversation.


What's Included

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • Three-day orientation – an introduction to Italian culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • Overnight excursions
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!

GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.

Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.

Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.

Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.

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Why CIEE

  • 200+ study abroad programs in 40+ countries
  • $8 million in scholarships offered each year
  • 1 in 3 students receives a scholarship
  • Study tours and cultural activities included
  • Internships and volunteering opportunities
  • Rigorous academics
  • Cultural immersion
  • iNext travel insurance included

Questions?

Our highly experienced staff have extensive knowledge of all CIEE programs and services. If you are a student with questions about completing your application, or you want to sign up to receive program updates and news, our staff are happy to help.

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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 10/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission 01/22/2020 05/18/2020

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.