Siena Italian Studies Program

Located in Siena, Italy  "the Heart of Tuscany"


Siena in Siena


 Program Highlights:

  • Participate in service-learning, internship and volunteer opportunites
  • Enjoy a home-stay with an Italian host family
  • Attend a full Orientation session
  • Learn first-hand through excursions and activities
  • Enjoy small classes with energetic and enthusiastic faculty
  • Participate in workshops in Italian cooking, fashion and theater
  • Learn about Siena College's Franciscan heritage
  • Books, local transportation and airport pick-up included in cost


  • Minimum 2.75 GPA
  • Courses available in History, Art, Religious Studies, Sociology, Politics, Economics, and Italian Language & Culture
  • Courses may count toward major or core requirements.
  • All courses conducted in Italian
  • No previous study of Italian language required, however preference is given to students with a minor in Italian
  • Earn 15 - 18 credits

After being approved to study in Italy, review and complete the Online Application.

Applications for Fall 2013 are due by April 1!