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  • Locations: Genoa, Italy
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
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There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Program Description:

Discover Italian Language in Genoa.

Genoa, a beautiful city on the Italian Riviera, home to the largest medieval center in Europe, has been a bustling port town since the 11th century. Genoa pairs this impressive history with modern arts, music and cuisine, leading it to be declared Europe’s Capital of Culture in 2004. With easy access to Milan, Florence, the French Riviera and mediterranean islands, Genoa is a prime location to spend a summer abroad. 

Students will take an Italian language course (ITA 111, ITA 112, ITA 154 or ITA 212) as well as an Italian studies course taught by a WFU professor. Earn a total of 6 credit hours.
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Overview Genoa, a beautiful city on the Italian Riviera, home to the largest medieval center in Europe, has been a bustling port town since the 11th century. Genoa pairs this impressive history with modern arts, music and cuisine, leading it to be declared Europe’s Capital of Culture in 2004. With easy access to Milan, Florence, the French Riviera and mediterranean islands, Genoa is a prime location to spend a summer abroad. 

Students will take an Italian language course (ITA 111, ITA 112, ITA 154 or ITA 212) as well as an Italian Studies course taught by a WFU professor. Earn a total of 6 credit hours. 

Summer Session II: July 3-July 31, 2021. 

 
Location Genoa, a beautiful city on the Italian Riviera, home to the largest medieval center in Europe, has been a bustling port town since the 11th century. Genoa pairs this impressive history with modern arts, music and cuisine, leading it to be declared Europe’s Capital of Culture in 2004. With easy access to Milan, Florence, the French Riviera and mediterranean islands, Genoa is a prime location to spend a summer abroad. 

Check out this Timeout article for 10 Great Things to do in Genoa
Program The summer Study Abroad Program in Genoa is designed to help students achieve three basic goals: Introduction to Italian language, an understanding of the Italian people and their culture, and a deeper awareness of their own culture. Students will take an Italian language course (ITA 111, ITA 112, ITA 154, or ITA 212) for transfer credit.

In addition to the language course all students will also take an Italian Studies course taught by a WFU professor, which will introduce the main aspects in Italian literature with crucial components such as history, art, politics, film studies, and cultural landmarks. Students will earn 6 total credit hours over the 4 week program.

The 2021 WFU course is IAS 210 : Introduction to Italian Literature (D) which fulfills the Div II requirement.

 
Faculty 2021 Faculty Leader
Remi Lanzoni
Associate Professor of Italian
Email: lanzoni@wfu.edu
Phone: 336-758-5549
Accommodation Students will stay in apartments or B&Bs with access to a kitchen to prepare meals. 
Excursions   Walking tour of Genoa
  Visit to Camogli, a typical fishing village with a boat ride to San Fruttuoso, a beautiful cove which is also the site of an historical medieval abbey.
  Visit to Portofino
Selection
  • Good academic standing
  • Interest in Italian language and culture
Costs The total cost of summer study abroad can be broken down into four categories:
  • Program Fee - Usually covers room, in-country travel, excursions, some meals and other costs associated with the program.
  • Tuition – Students on WFU summer programs pay WFU summer school tuition per credit hour. The 2020 summer rate was $900/per credit hour. Expect a small increase for summer 2021.
  • Airfare (estimated) – Varies per location. Students are responsible for their own airfare unless otherwise noted.
  • Personal Expenses (estimated) – These will vary depending on the students' spending habits, cost of living in the destination country, and the number of meals included in the program fee. This may also include visa fees, vaccinations, academic supplies/books and other miscellaneous daily expenses.

Program Fee (estimated) - $3,920
Tuition (3hrs) - $2,700
Airfare (estimated) - $1,500
Personal Expenses (estimated) - $1000
Estimated total cost - $9,120
Scholarships Students may apply for scholarships through the Center for Global Programs and Studies.
http://studyabroad.wfu.edu/funding/#Summer%20Scholarship Information

The Mercuri Scholarship is offered through the Italian dept. Please contact Irene Picconi picconia@wfu.edu in Romance Langugages for more information. .
 
Contact 2021 Faculty Leader
Remi Lanzoni
Associate Professor of Italian
Phone: 336-758-5549
Email: lanzoni@wfu.edu

Michael Tyson
Assistant Director for Study Abroad: Summer and Short Term Programs 
Center for Global Programs and Studies
116 Reynolda Hall
Phone: (336) 758 4072
E-mail: tysonmj@wfu.edu

Sean McGlynn
Study Abroad Advisor
Center for Global Programs and Studies
Phone: (336) 758 3194
E-mail: mcglynsd@wfu.edu
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This program is currently not accepting applications.