A rich travel experience across Italy.
As part of your program fees, the Spring Semester will offer two program sponsored excursions. We will bring students to nooks and crannies of this remarkably diverse country, with the option to join another faculty led trip near the end of the semester.
Travel Tours included in program fees:
- Orientation – Social Justice SJ Trip – Torino/Turin, Italy
- January 19-22nd, 2024
- Mid-Semester Social Justice Retreat
- March 8th, 2024
- Social Justice SJ Trip – Sardegna/Sardinia, Italy
- March 22-28th, 2024
Additional Tours (not included in program fees):
- Art History Day Tour – Parma
Orientation Tour- Torino
Turin is a city and an important business and cultural centre in Northern Italy. It is the capital city of Piedmont and of the Metropolitan City of Turin, and was the first Italian capital from 1861 to 1865.
Today, it is an innovation hub of Italian industry, rich in art and culture. Dynamic and baroque, Turin wows with its renowned Egyptian museum, architectural and monumental wonders, art galleries, international events and delicious traditional food. The tour will be led by Italy Center’s Finance Professor Matteo Fusco.
Sardinia is an Italian region and astonishing Mediterranean island that boasts old traditions and a wild nature. This visit will center on cultural organizations in the southern part of the island around Iglesias and the region’s capital Cagliari, giving students a truly rare opportunity to explore authentic Sardinian culture and tradition through the direct experience of locals. Students will explore social justice initiatives while visiting grassroots organizations with Italy Center Social Justice Program Manager, Chiara Deodato.
Also offered (not included in program fees):
Art History day tour Parma
Parma is best known for its contributions to the world of food, but it also happens to be one Italy’s most beautiful cities known for its monuments, castles and art. The tour will be led by Italy Center’s Art Historian Piergiacomo Petrioli.
Easter Break will be observed on TBA.