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Scuola Lorenzo de Medici
Florence & Rome - Italy  


 

Summer Session

 

Program and Curriculum

The Summer Program consists of month-long courses of study during June, July, and August. This program is well-suited for the undergraduate student seeking summer academic credit, or the independent or adult student seeking a meaningful educational experience at Florence or Rome campuses. The summer months also offer a variety of cultural and artistic events taking place in and around all LdM campuses.

SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

The School of Arts and Sciences includes the following departments: Anthropology, Art History, Classical Studies, Communications, Gender Studies, Geography and Environmental Science, History, History of Architecture, International Business, Literature, Mathematics, Music, Cinema and Theatre Studies, Nutrition and Health, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Political Science and International Studies, Psychology, and Sociology.

SCHOOL OF CREATIVE ARTS, MEDIA AND FASHION DESIGN

The school of Creative Arts, Media and Fashion Design includes the following departments: Fashion Design, Film, Video and Multimedia Production, Graphic Arts, Interior Design, Jewelry, Painting, Drawing and Mixed Media, Performing Arts, Photography, Printmaking, Restoration, Sculpture and Ceramics.

SCHOOL OF ITALIAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE

The School of Italian Language and Culture includes the following departments: Italian Language, Italian Language and Culture.


 

Program Include:



• Program**
• Housing in double or single occupancy student apartment
• Utilities up to $75/month
• Student medical insurance
• Welcome and Farewell reception
• Free mobile telephone rental with SMS broadcast messaging
• Internet access
• Pre-departure guide
• On-site orientation
• Student services including cultural and social events (some for additional fees)
• Special interest clubs (some require additional fees)
• On-campus library facilities
• Post-program evaluation
• Access to an LdM Adviser
• Revenue stamp and assistance in preparing documents for Permit of Stay
• Advice on acquiring a VISA
• Cultural Programs (see activities page)
• Orientation (covering attractions, how to, health safety, entertainment)
• Academic Assessment (placement-exit tests, achievement certificate)
• International Emergency & Medical Insurance
• Emergency Hotline Staffed 24/hrs day (call collect anywhere in the world)

***Language & Culture Classes: Weekly, Monthly during year in Florence. Information is available on request


FLORENCE & ROME

Single room
- From: $ 3,975 ( 3 credits) or $ 4,975 ( 6 credits) or (6 credits Super Intensive Italian )

Double room
- From: $ 3,575 ( 3 credits) or $ 4,575 ( 6 credits) or (6 credits Super Intensive Italian )

Transfer Credits:
You must have classes approved by your home university. NRCSA strongly recommends you obtain pre-approval for coursework whenever possible and speak with your university’s study abroad adviser to obtain the necessary paperwork. You should also take an adviser's contact information with you abroad, in the event that courses change once on-site.

An official transcript from the foreign institution will be sent to your registrar or study abroad adviser upon the successful completion of each program.


Credits and Contact hours
Semester/year students will take 4-5 courses and receive 12-16 credit hours per semester session, or approximately 3 credits per course. The program fee includes a maximum of 16 credits per semester session (except for the 18 credit super-intensive program in Florence); however, you may take additional courses for credit for an additional fee per course. You must take at least one Italian language course per semester session.

Summer students will take 1-2 courses and receive 3-6 credit hours per summer session, or approximately 3 credits per course. The program fee includes a maximum of 6 credits per summer session; however, you may take additional courses for credit for an additional fee per course.

U.S. SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS ARE LISTED IN PARENTHESES AFTER EACH COURSE TITLE FOR MOST PROGRAMS. IF YOU ARE UNCLEAR ABOUT CREDIT HOURS OR EQUIVALENCES, PLEASE CONTACT NRCSA at 1-888-678-6211


 

Financial Arrangements

Make financial arrangements for your study abroad program. Please make sure you meet with your financial aid office as soon as possible to discuss financial aid or scholarship opportunities.

 

Admission

- A 2.5 GPA is required,
- Students must be 18 years.
- No previous knowledge of Italian is required.

 

Appication Deadline:


Summer 1 / (*including Summer Workshops) is April 1.
Summer 2 / (*including Summer Workshops) is May 1.
Summer 3 / (*Florence only) June 1.

Note: We will be able to work with Financial Aid to arrange payments options.

Accommodation:
Type of housing available in Florence and Rome:

* Student apartments

Please note that bedrooms are usually double; therefore, it is advisable to reserve single rooms well in advance.

For those who prefer more independence and privacy, the School can also help locate furnished small apartments for one or two people. Prices for apartments are generally more expensive and are available upon request.

For short stays (a week) the School recommends that students reserve a room in a local hotel: a list of hotels is available upon request.

To facilitate housing requests, the school recommends students apply as soon as possible to avoid inconveniences related to eventual overbooking on the part of the real estate agencies involved.


 
 

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