Athena Study Abroad in Italy


Italy: Florence, Roma (Rome) and 2 other cities


Fall, Spring, Summer, Academic Year


Semester: Sep-Dec, Jan-May; Summer pgms avail June, July, August sessions

Degree Level

Bachelors Degree (Undergraduate)

Minimum Education

High School


  • Italian

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching

  • Italian
  • English

Subject Areas

  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Art History
  • Art/fine Arts
  • Arts
  • Business
  • Business Admin. & Management
  • Classical Civilization
  • Comm. (radio, Tv, & Film)
  • Communications
  • Conflict Studies
  • Creative Writing
  • Culinary Arts
  • Culture
  • Dance
  • Design
  • Drawing
  • Education
  • Environmental Management
  • Environmental Management Systems / Policy
  • Environmental Studies
  • Ethnic Studies
  • European Studies (includes Politics)
  • Feminist, Gender, And Sexuality Studies
  • Food Science And Nutrition
  • Foreign Language
  • Geography
  • Government
  • Graphic Design
  • History
  • Humanities
  • Italian
  • Jewelry Design
  • Liberal Arts
  • Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Media And Cultural Studies
  • Religious Studies
  • Sculpture
  • Sociology
  • Student Trips (non-credit)
  • Studio Arts
  • Theater
  • Theater, Drama, Dance
  • Visual Arts
  • Web Design
  • Women's Studies

Cost in US$:

Ranging from 13,600 - 14,700 USD per semester; summer TBD

Credit Available


Experience Required


This Program is open to

American Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Apartment/Flat
  • Home-stays

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work


Scholarships are Available

* Michele lavagnilio Charitable Service Scholarship
Award: USD 8000
The Iavagnilio Charitable Service Scholarship is designed for the Athena student who can best demonstrate a commitment to and active participation in charitable service in his or her community. Scholarship is available for Italy Spring Semester Students only.

* Marie McKay Global Citizen Scholarship
Award: USD 1,000
The McKay Global Citizen Scholarship is designed for the Athena student who can best demonstrate an interest in and intention to promote the concept of social justice at a city, state, national, and/or global level.

* Vincent I. Benander Learning Scholarship
Award: USD 1,000
The Benander Academic Scholarship is designed for the Athena student who can best demonstrate a true "love of learning" in his/her major area of study, and superior academic abilities.

* Athena Penny Scholarship
Award: USD 250
The Penny Scholarships are available to students studying abroad at specific Athena campuses overseas. For this academic year, students studying at the Rome, Italy and Tuscania, Italy are eligible.

* Summer Service Scholarship
Award: Up to USD 400
The Athena Summer Service Scholarship is available to students studying abroad for a summer at any of Athena's campuses overseas.

Application Process Involves

  • Disciplinary Clearance Form
  • Essay
  • Online Application
  • Other
  • Transcript
  • Letters of Reference

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network