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  • Locations: Cortona, Italy; Rome, 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: 11-20 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: Other
Language Program: No Language of Instruction: English
Minimum GPA Requirement: 2.5 or above Minimum number of credit hours: 6
Maximum number of credit hours: 6 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:
Maria Isabella Ravry McDevitt, Maymester 2018 Participant
Cortona will forever hold a piece of my heart! The experience, the friends I made, the food I tried, and the places I visited all added up to me having the best month of my life! Before I went, I knew no one in my program, but before I knew it, my roommate became one of my closest friends. Cortona itself is so safe and the locals are very nice and welcoming. Don't think, just go! I promise that going to Cortona will not disappoint.

Sydney Yael Ruben, Maymester 2018 Participant
My teacher, Ray Paolino, was especially helpful in getting us immersed in the local culture! He took us to the local market, on a tour when we first arrived, to cooking classes, etc...

Testimonial:
Testimonial:
My most significant takeaways from this magnificent program were the beautiful views and getting to see them all in person. I also very much enjoyed meeting the locals and getting to experience their culture. As they were very kind and nice people. I also was able to take away all the knowledge I learned about the specific sites and their significance to the culture.
     — Connie Li, Maymester 2018
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This program is currently not accepting applications.