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  • Locations: Urbino, Italy
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Program Manager:
Daniel Loughrey
Language of Instruction:
English, Italian
Suggested G.P.A.:
Good Academic Standing
Class Standing:
Junior, Rising Sophomore, Senior, Sophomore
Number of credits per term:
Program Type:
Faculty Led
Program Director:
Andrea Baldi
Non-Rutgers Students:
Program Description:
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The Program
  • Immerse yourself in Italian language and culture in the historical and beautiful city of Urbino.
  • Take courses in Italian or English, and interact with faculty and students from the University of Urbino.
  • Visit cities such as Ravenna, San Marino, and Florence as part of a focused program of excursions.
The Department of Italian is conducting its 46th summer program in the beautiful Renaissance city of Urbino, Italy to provide students of all language levels the opportunity to study Italian language and culture in an immersive, experiential environment.  Courses are available in both English and Italian focusing on a variety of topics within Italian and Italian Studies. For the official 2016 program flyer, click here.

Your Host City: Urbino
The beautiful Renaissance city of Urbino provides an ideal environment for studying Italian language and culture. Urbino's town center is one of the most culturally significant historical sites in Europe, and is an active UNESCO World Heritage site. The city's university was founded in the early 1500's and is a major cultural landmark.and its proximity to major centers of Italian history and culture. It is in close proximity to other major centers of Italian culture, and and the beaches of the Adriatic coast are within easy access.

Students will enroll in two courses for a total of 6-8 credits.  Classes will meet five days per week, and regular attendance is required. Grades will be based on examinations and class performance according to the Rutgers University system by the instructors and director in consultation.

01:560:101 Elementary Italian 4cr No prerequisite
01:560:131 Intermediate Italian 4cr Prerequisite: one year of college-level Italian or equivalent
01:560:321 Advanced Conversation - Civilization 3cr Prerequisite: two years of college-level Italian or equivalent
01:560:491 Topics in Italian Literature 3cr Prerequisite: three years of college-level Italian or equivalent
01:560:253 Major Works of the Renaissance 3cr Taught in English - no prerequisite

01:560:102 Elementary Italian 4cr Prerequisite: Italian 101 or equivalent
01:560:132 Intermediate Italian 4cr Prerequisite:  Italian 131 or equivalent
01:560:322 Advanced Conversation - Civilization 3cr Prerequisite:  Italian 321 or equivalent
01:560:492 Topics in Italian Literature 3cr Prerequisite: three years of college-level Italian or equivalent
01:560:358 Love and Power in the Italian Renaissance 3cr Taught in English - no prerequisite

For information about Study Abroad credit transfer, registration, and transcripts please visit the Academics section of our website.

Program cost includes tours of Urbino's major historical and cultural sites and group excursions to some of the most beautiful cities in Italy. The program has visited Ravenna, San Marino, Florence, Siena and San Gimignano in previous years. All students must participate in the planned group excursions since they are an integral part of the coursework.

Accommodations and Meals
Students will stay in dorms at the University of Urbino. Three meals a day will be provided.

Financial Information
Program costs for 2017 will be updated by the end of the fall semester.

For more information about Finances, including information about financial aid and tuition remission please visit the Finances section of our website. 

As part of your preparation to apply for this study abroad program, please familiarize yourself with the Rutgers study abroad withdrawal policy.


Students are encouraged to start researching scholarship opportunities as early as possible.  There are many kinds of scholarships available, with different eligibility requirements and application criteria.  To get a sense of what scholarships are available for your program, please download the Scholarships At-A-Glance worksheet, and visit our Scholarship Directory for a comprehensive list of study abroad scholarships.