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Fact Sheet:
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Language of Instruction: English, Italian Core Program Attributes: Direct Enrollment
Minimum GPA: 3.0 Housing Options: Apartment with Local Students, Homestay
Approved by: AAP, CALS, ENG, HUM EC, ILR, SHA Minimum Student Status: freshman, grad student, junior, other, senior, sophomore
Program Advisor: Stephen Capobianco
Program Description:

CET Siena

Siena excursion
CET Siena is for those who want to dive in to the Italian lifestyle while still being close to the rest of Europe. Take one or two semester's worth of Italian language. Electives in economics, international relations, history of art, studio art, film, literature, politics, and more provide the chance to immerse in Italian culture or to fulfill major requirements. On the weekends, easily hope a train or flight to the rest of Europe. University of Virginia oversees academics, making this program a good fit for serious students of all majors and Italian language levels. Students from all colleges and universities are welcome.

Study in Siena. Immerse in Italy. Then see the rest of Europe.

  • Italian language classes
  • Electives taught in English and Italian
  • Local roommates or host families
  • Walkable college town with plenty to see and do
  • Traveling seminar to Sicily during the fall and spring, Palio horeseraces in Siena during the summer
  • Academic oversight provided by University of Virginia
  • Open to students from all schools
  • No language prerequisite--open to beginner through advanced Italian language levels
Visit the CET website to apply and learn more about this program.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Approx. Start Approx. End
Spring 2019 09/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Programs may fill long before their final deadline. * Recommendation--For SPRING: APPLY in MAY to study abroad the following spring. For FALL/YEAR: APPLY in DECEMBER. Late applications may be accepted, but colleges typically need time to process your approval.