Rome, Florence, Perugia, and Venice
This study abroad program offers a rich overview of Italian art, history and culture.
Eligibility and selection process
Students who will be on probation at any point during the program for a judicial offense that took place less than a calendar year from the program start date may not study abroad. Click here to read the entire judicial policy.
Applicants must be matriculated OHIO students. Non-OHIO applicants must have successfully completed high school or its equivalent.
Participants stay in centrally-located housing in Rome, Florence, Perugia, and Venice.
Courses and credits
Successful completion of this program earns 12 - 15 undergraduate or graduate credits. Course options include:
Costs for 2015 (TBD)
Additional Information on Italy
To learn more about this study abroad destination, please visit the CIA World Factbook.
Health and safety
Ohio University Office of Education Abroad suggests you follow the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control for healthy travel to your destination: http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/list.aspx. Please familiarize yourself with these recommendations and requirements prior to applying to a program.
Refer to the State Department site for information related to safety and security at this destination: http://www.travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1765.html.
Requesting accommodation for disabilities
If you plan to participate in an Ohio University-sponsored study abroad program and wish to request accommodation, you should contact the Office of Disability Services (ODS) to schedule an appointment to complete an Education Abroad Disability Accommodation Request Form. We recommend you do this as early as possible to allow sufficient time to determine what accommodations may be made for this program.
Entry and exit requirements
U.S. citizens are required to have a valid U.S. passport when traveling outside of the United States. If you plan to study or travel abroad in the next year, apply for your passport now: http://travel.state.gov/passport/passport_1738.html.
Some countries also require a visa to legally enter and reside in the country. Entry and exit requirements for this country can be found at http://www.travel.state.gov/travel/travel_1744.html.
US citizens won’t need a visa or other special documents to enter the country for the length of this program (Please note if you participate for more than one semester, you will need a visa). You may need to show sufficient funds to support yourself while in-country. Please also note that visa requirements may vary if you plan to stay in the country longer than the program dates or travel to other countries during or after the program. Please familiarize yourself with these recommendations and requirements prior to applying to a program.
For more specific visa related information please visit OGO's Visa Information Page.
Information for NON-US citizens can be found here.
“I studied abroad in the Florence, Italy study abroad program for six weeks. I studied abroad in Italy because I’ve always dreamt of going there and it was a perfect program for me because I needed to fulfill my language credit and I also got to learn Italian which was super fun. It was great because I got to bond with everyone that I got to go with and it was such a small group that it allowed us to become closer. The trips we went on were amazing.”-Claire Palo (middle) on her study abroad experience.
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