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  • Locations: Cortona, Italy; Florence, Italy; Rome, Italy; Siena, Italy
  • Program Terms: Maymester
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: University of Georgia 
  • Cost of Attendance Sheets: Maymester
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Category: UGA Residential Center Click here for a definition of this term Open to non-UGA students: Yes
Academic Level(s): Undergraduate Sponsor: University of Georgia
Type of Admission: By deadline or until program fills Participant Selection: Competitive
Click here for a definition of this term Number of Student Participants: 21-40 students Type of Instruction: Experiential, Lecture, Site Visits/Discussion
Classes With: U.S. Students, UGA Students Taught By: UGA/U.S. Professor(s)
College/School: Franklin Academic Area: Accounting, International Business
Language Program: No Language of Instruction: English
Minimum GPA Requirement: 2.5 or above Minimum number of credit hours: 7
Maximum number of credit hours: 7 Work Opportunity: No
Volunteer Opportunity: No Scholarship Availability: Yes
Housing Location: On-Campus Housing Type: Dorm/Student Residence
Adventure Sport: None
Program Description:
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Benvenuti!
Since 1970, the UGA Cortona Program, located in rolling hills of Tuscany, Italy, has been a leader in education abroad. It is UGA's oldest study abroad program calling the town of Cortona home for nearly 50 years. Today, UGA Cortona offers a variety of core courses including English, Psychology, Art History, Women's Studies, Photography, Science, and Business. This is in addition to an extensive list of beginning, intermediate and advanced-level Studio Art courses which makes up the bulk of our course offerings. No knowledge of the Italian Language is necessary; however, a number of our UGA Cortona Programs do offer ITAL courses. All students who participate on our programs will have the opportunity to earn UGA credit while enjoying the beautiful Tuscany, along with excursions to other Italian cities.  
 
There are many general study abroad scholarships available, including substantial need-based program-specific scholarships.


For full program details, please view the UGA Cortona website.


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Program Reviews:
James Logan Mull, Maymester 2019 Participant
"I had an absolute blast with the UGA Cortona Science Maymester! I had the opportunity to experience first-hand the rich culture of Italy and see a number of landmarks that I never imagined I would see in person! The courses are exceptional and personally fulfilling, which makes the semester a breeze!"

Nicholas F Orris, Maymester 2019 Participant
The Cortona Maymester Science and Art History program was an amazing experience. The science course that we took was very interesting while the art history course allowed us to try out our creative side, something science students don't get to do very much.

Maymester 2019 Participant
This trip was everything I could have asked for and more. Me and my roommate became best friends and our entire group was amazing. Cortona is such a sweet small town, and you get the experience of bigger cities on the excursions. I would do this trip again in a heart beat!

Testimonial:
Testimonial:
The program exposed me to a whole new culture. In the few weeks you are there, you learn a lot on Italian culture, behavior, and mannerisms.
     — Jamie Rodriguez Ramirez, Maymester 2019
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This program is currently not accepting applications.