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  • Locations: Arezzo, Italy; Assisi, Italy; Cortona, Italy; Florence, Italy; Naples, Italy; Pompeii, Italy; Rome, Italy; Siena, Italy; Torgiano, Italy; Venice, Italy; Vico Equense, Italy
  • Program Terms: Fall
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: University of Georgia 
  • Cost of Attendance Sheets: Fall
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2022 03/11/2022 ** Rolling Admission 08/20/2022 11/20/2022
NOTE: **NOT on Rolling Admissions.**
This Program has TWO application cycles. See below for dates relating to each:


Early Admissions Deadline: November 26, 2021
Early Admissions Notifications: December 3, 2021
Early Commitment Deadline: December 10, 2021

Standard Admissions Deadline: March 11, 2022
Standard Admissions Notifications: March 18, 2022
Standard Commitment Deadline: March 25, 2022

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Category: UGA Residential Center Click here for a definition of this term Open to non-UGA students: Yes
Sponsor: UGA Click here for a definition of this term Number of Student Participants: 21-40 students
Type of Instruction: Independent Study, Lecture Classes With: International Students, U.S. Students, UGA Students
Taught By: Host Professor(s), UGA/U.S. Professor(s) Academic Area: Art
Minimum GPA Requirement: 2.5 or above Minimum number of credit hours: 12
Maximum number of credit hours: 15 Work Opportunity: No
Volunteer Opportunity: No Scholarship Availability: Yes
Housing Location: On-Campus Housing Type: Dorm/Student Residence
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 in our programs will have the opportunity to earn UGA credit while enjoying 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:
Fall 2019 Participant
Wonderful and caring faculty and staff.

Caleb Andrew Craig, Fall 2017 Participant
The sites we visited were tied directly to our studio and art history courses. We learned about the techniques, philosophy, and history of Italian art at the time of the Renaissance, and by visiting these and older works, we were able to absorb skills and perspectives in the present.

Josephine Sierra Gabel, Fall 2018 Participant
I followed in my mom's footsteps and went on this program. It was everything she ever told me it was, if not better. Its a chance of a life time

Testimonial:
Testimonial:
The local people I met and the relationships I formed with my peers were the most significant take-aways from my experience.
     — Emma Morgan, Fall 2019
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