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CIEE (Council on International Educational Exchange)
Intensive Italian language (6 credits) and Italian culture, history, gender studies in English. Designed for students with 0-3 semesters of Italian.


The College of Global Studies (Arcadia University)
All levels of Italian language offered, so no previous study required.  Language courses complimented with electives in English, where advanced students can take mainstreamed courses with local university students.  Housing in apartments or homestays.


Boston University
Classes are taught at the Boston University Padua Academic Center located in the lovely and student-filled city center. Excursions to cultural and historical sites complement the coursework. The program is run in cooperation with the historic and respected Università degli Studi di Padova, where students have the option to take an elective course or two in English or Italian.


The College of Global Studies (Arcadia University)
Classes in English and Italian at the Umbra Institute in language, anthropology, art, philosophy, film/media studies. No previous Italian required.


IES (Institute for International Education of Students)
Italian language class, program course focused on culture of the area and area studies courses in English or Italian. Requires one semester of Italian. Students with advanced Italian may take courses at Universitá degli Studi di Siena.


The College of Global Studies (Arcadia University)
Courses of all disciplines offered at the Mediterranean Center for Arts and Sciences.  Housing in shared student apartments.  No prior Italian required.


Boston University
The Venice Studio Arts Program offers courses in painting, drawing, and graphic design, while specialized electives like glassblowing and printmaking are offered each fall and spring. The Venice Environmental Studies Program examines driving changes in the Venice lagoon and global climate change dynamics.

Non-IU Procedures


A number of IU students each year choose to participate in a program organized by a different university or program provider. To determine the steps you need to take to study on a non-IU program, read more about non-IU procedures.