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Exploring Florence: Culture and Cuisine
Florence, Italy (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Summer
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Minimum GPA: 2.5 Housing Options: Hotel
Areas of Study: Dietetics and Nutrition Class Status: 1-freshman, 2-sophomore, 3-junior, 4-senior
Program Type: study abroad Language of Instruction: English
Program: Faculty-Directed
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Aperitivos on the Arno River

Dig in to one of Europe’s culinary and cultural capitals as you explore all that Florence and the Tuscan region have to offer, from pastas to piazzas. During this program, you will learn more about one of the world’s most celebrated regional cuisines and experience, first-hand, the culture that influences it. Through excursions and interactions with local food experts, you’ll come to better understand the “farm to table” ideology of Italy and the Mediterranean. 

Limited spaces are available for this program!
Faculty Director Mary "Emmy" Parkes, MS, RDN, CDE
Course Credit NHM 468 or NHM 595 for 6 hours
Prerequisites Minimum 2.5 GPA, good academic and disciplinary standing at UM, approval from Ms. Parkes (Program Faculty Director) and from your academic dean's office
Program Price $4,600
Program Price Includes: Tuition, housing, some meals, excursions and ground transportation in Florence, international health insurance
Program Price DOES NOT Include: UM Study Abroad Application Fee, travel costs, some meals, personal spending money, passport/visa fees
Study Abroad Office Contact: Brad Noel

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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 03/06/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** 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.
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