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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Housing Options: Home Stay
Areas of Study: Italian, Italian Language and Literature Class Status: 2-sophomore, 3-junior, 4-senior
Program Type: study abroad Language of Instruction: English, Italian
Program: Faculty-Directed
Program Description:
Cathedral steps Salerno, Italy

Salerno is the gateway to Italy’s famed Amalfi Coast, offering beautiful views of the Mediterranean and located only a short train ride from Rome. It is also an excellent destination for those who want to improve their Italian language skills. This program offers not only immersion in the Italian language through coursework and host family arrangements, but also an introduction to the warm culture of the Campania region of Italy through exciting group activities and excursions. 

A beginners 100-level course is offered, so no prior Italian language experience is necessary to participate in this program. Participants can earn 6 hours of Italian language credit at the 100-, 200-, or 300-level. The UM Faculty Director (Dr. Cappozzo or Dr. Modolo) will indicate the correct language placement level for you on your Course Approval Form during your application process.
Faculty Local instructors at Accademia Italiana and UM Faculty Directors Valerio Cappozzo, Ph.D. and Elisa Modolo, Ph.D.
Course Credit 6 hours of ITAL 198 OR 6 hours of ITAL 298 OR 6 hours of ITAL 398
Prerequisites/Requirements Minimum 2.5 GPA, good academic and disciplinary standing at UM, grade of C or better in most recently-completed Italian course (for those enrolling in Ital 298), course approval from Dr. Valerio Cappozzo or Dr. Elisa Modolo, and from your academic dean's office
Program Price $3800
Program Price Includes: Tuition, registration fee, housing, meals, program-sponsored excursions, international health insurance
Program Price Does Not Include: UM Study Abroad Application Fee, transportation costs, personal spending money, books, passport/visa fees
Study Abroad Office Contact: Brad Noel

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2020 03/04/2020 ** Rolling Admission 05/16/2020 06/14/2020

** 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.