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  • Locations: Sorrento, Italy
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Program Description:
WFU Sorrento: Learning Under Vesuvius Program

Learning Under Vesuvius (LUV) is a multi-disciplinary summer Study Abroad Program in Sorrento, Italy, which introduces students to the many aspects of literature, society, culture, and history of the Italian southern region around Vesuvius. Sorrento is a spectacular historical destination and is situated in the province of Naples, which used to be the capital of the Kingdom of the two Sicilies, before the Italian unification. Rotating resident professors will teach a different course built around these themes each summer. 
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Overview LUV is a multi-disciplinary summer Study Abroad Program in Sorrento, Italy, which introduces students to the many aspects of literature, society, culture, and history of the Italian southern region around Vesuvius. Sorrento is a spectacular historical destination and is situated in the province of Naples, which used to be the capital of the Kingdom of the two Sicilies, before the Italian unification. Rotating resident professors will teach a different course built around these themes each summer. 
Location Sorrento, Sant’Anna Institute, Italy
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Accommodation Students are housed with host families or in shared apartments. Faculty will select which option they would like for their program. 

Host families
Students will share a double room in host family. Most often shared bathroom with the family. Italian style breakfast and dinner with family included daily Laundry once per week. Access to wifi. Walking distance to Sant’Anna. 

Student Apartments
Double / triple rooms in Shared apartments.
Shared apartments generally accommodate 4-6 students in double or
triple bedrooms . Fully equipped kitchen, shared bathroom and spaces.
Apartments will be equipped with a/c and wifi connection.

Accommodations will be within walking distance from Sant’Anna.
 
Excursions Excursions will include any combination of the following:
- a boat excursion to the island of Capri 
- an excursion to the island of Ischia
- a day trip to the Amalfi Coast
- day excursions to Pompeii, Oplontis, and Herculaneum
- an excursion to the Royal Palace in Caserta
- an excursion to the archaeological sites of Paestum and Cumae
- visits to the Archaeological Museum, Capodimonte Museum, and other museums in Naples
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 2021 summer rate was $900/per credit hour. Expect a small increase for summer 2022.
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) - $4,300
Tuition (3hrs) - $2,700
Airfare (estimated) - $1,500
Personal Expenses (estimated) - $500
Estimated total cost - $9,000
Scholarships Students may apply for scholarships through the Center for Global Programs and Studies.
Contact 2022 Faculty Leader
TBD

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
Email: tysonmj@wfu.edu

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