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  • Locations: Rome, Italy; Tuscany, Italy; Venice, Italy
  • Program Terms: Maymester
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Abroad Year Application Deadline Decision Date Program Start Date Program End Date
Maymester 2019 03/01/2019 ** N/A 05/14/2019 05/25/2019

** Students will be notified of acceptance by email and through their online application.
Fact Sheet:
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Minimum GPA: Good Standing Housing: Hotel
Language of Instruction: English Program Type: GSU
Program Director: Dr. Allen Fromherz Sponsoring College: College of Arts & Sciences
Sponsoring Department: History Credit Type: GSU Credit
Credit Level: Graduate Credit, Undergraduate Credit
Program Description:
Marvels of Venice, Rome and Tuscany
May 14-25, 2019 | 4 Credit Hours
Program Director Contact Info: Dr. Allen Fromherz | 21st Floor 25 Park Place | 404.413.6366 | afromherz@gsu.edu

Students interested in applying should click the Apply Now button to login with their Campus ID and password and complete all application components. Because the program size is limited, early application is strongly advised. Individual interviews will be scheduled with students upon receipt of the application. 

Italy From the hilltowns of Tuscany to the canals of Venice the streets ancient Rome and the halls of the Vatican, this with be a journey through the highlights of Italy and its history. Starting in the beautiful medieval town of Cortona, we will explore the great cities of the Renaissance including Siena and Florence. We will then travel to Ravenna and the Most Serene city of Venice for a taste of life on this floating city. Our trip end in magnificent Rome with a visit to the Vatican and all the major sites.

Italy There will be a few class sessions prior to departure, where the program's coursework will be discussed, and students will receive important pre-departure information about health, safety & insurance. There will also be at least one class session held after returning to Atlanta for debriefing.

Day 1 - 4 Cortona, Siena, Florence, and Hill Towns
Day 5 Ravenna
Day 6 - 7 Venice
Day 8 - 10 Rome

Accommodations

Participants will stay in double to quadruple occupancy hotels near or in the city centers of each city we visit.
Italy This program is open to all undergraduates and graduate students who meet the academic qualifications of the College of Arts and Sciences. Students must be in good academic standing to participate in study abroad programs. Program size is limited and participation is contingent upon acceptance by the Program Director.

  • Transient students should visit the Transient Student tab on the How to Apply page of our website
  • International students at Georgia State who hold F-1 visas must contact the Office of International Students and Scholar Services at (404) 413-2070 to discuss possible implications of study abroad for their immigration status.

Participants who successfully complete the program's course will receive 4 semester hours of course credit at Georgia State University. Undergraduate students should register for HIST/HONS 4975 and graduate students should register for HIST 8975. Students from other institutions should follow their institution's regulations concerning transfer credits.
Program cost may vary at any time according to currency fluctuations and changing travel arrangements. The program cost is tentatively set at $1,999, PLUS regular Georgia State University tuition and fees. Nonresident/out-of-state students will pay in-state tuition plus a $250 fee in addition to the program cost.
Program Cost Includes:
  • Hotel accommodations, double occupancy
  • Travel between cities & local transit
  • Selected city orientations
  • Group cultural events
  • Some meals
  • International insurance
Program Cost Does Not Include:
  • Georgia State tuition and fees
  • Passport or visa fees
  • Round-trip airfare
  • Additional meals
  • Excess baggage charges and tips
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel not associated with the program
Payment Schedule
With Application: $500
February 15, 2019: $500
March 15, 2019: $500
Early May: The remaining balance is due along with tuition and fees

All payments are non-refundable upon receipt
Financial Aid & Scholarships

Georgia State University students may use any financial aid they currently receive for the term they study abroad, including: Pell Grant, Federal Direct Loans (Subsidized and Unsubsidized Stafford Loans and PLUS loans), Perkins Loan, HOPE Scholarship, and other scholarships. Please note: due to federal regulations, these funds are not available in time to use for your initial payments! Georgia State University students may be eligible for the IEF Scholarship and the International Access Scholarship.

Students who:

  • Meet the eligibility requirements
  • Are accepted into a program
  • Pay a deposit by the deposit deadline

will be considered for these scholarships based upon the program application they submit. Visit the scholarship page on our website or stop by the Study Abroad Programs Office for advisement to learn more about other scholarship opportunities & financial aid for study abroad.
Italy Students participating in GSU-sponsored programs must complete a Health Clearance upon acceptance to their program. Please print this page to take with you to your appointment. Prior to departure, Study Abroad Programs will enroll students in international insurance for the duration of their study abroad, the cost of which is included in the program fee. The U.S. State Department's website provides important international travel information about health, safety & security.

Students traveling on this program should expect:
  • Sun exposure possible
  • Long Distance walking may be required

Required Vaccinations: There are no required vaccinations for this program. Please consult the CDC's travel page and discuss any recommended vaccinations with your physician.
Italy Study Abroad Advising

Interested in studying abroad, but not quite sure where to get started? Meeting with a Peer Advisor is your first step in studying abroad! All of our Peer Advisors have study abroad experience and can help you define your goals for studying abroad and point you to resources to make your study abroad experience a success. After you meet with a Peer Advisor to learn the basics about studying abroad, you are eligible to come in to meet with a Study Abroad Advisor during walk-in advising hours. Study Abroad Advisors are here to guide you through the entire study abroad process, from choosing a program and applying to scholarships to making sure you're readjusting to life back on campus when you return. To view our current advising schedule, please visit our website.

Location

Study Abroad Programs Office
Georgia State University
International Center
Dahlberg Hall, 3rd Floor
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
(404) 413-2529
mystudyabroad@gsu.edu