Calder Classics
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Calder Classics


Italy: Florence, Rome

Focus Areas

  • Student Exchange
  • Experiential Learning
  • Language Immersion

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks


Florence: Reading Latin + Art History – July 1 departure (arrive on July 2) to July 16, 2016 or July 15 departure (arrive on July 16) to July 30, 2016; Florence: Learning to Read Latin – June 20 departure (arrive on June 21) to July 2, 2016; Rome: Reading

This Program is open to

Worldwide, American, European, Canadian, Australian, South African, Kiwi and Asian Participants.

Cost in USD

Each program costs $5000. The fees includes accommodations, museum entries, local travel expenses to sites, instruction and course materials (certain additional books may need to be purchased). Breakfast plus either lunch or dinner are also included. Depending on our daily schedules, students will be on their own for either a mid-day lunch break or an evening dinner break. Airfare is not included.

Language Skills Required

  • Latin
  • English

Experience Required

Yes. For our Florence: Reading Latin + Art History and our Rome and Avignon: Reading Latin + Ancient History programs, students should have at least one (1) year of Latin reading experience and should be dedicated in their interest. For our Florence: Learning to Read Latin program, students should have some prior knowledge of Latin, but should have a desire to improve their skills as Latinists and be looking to prepare themselves for the challenges of higher Latin scholarship.

Application Procedures

  • Letters of Reference
  • Online Application
  • Written Application