There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Language of Instruction:
Areas of Study:
Humanities, IS, Politics & History, Languages & Culture
CET, Third-party provider
Transfer credit (grades do not appear on Hopkins transcript)
Hopkins Application Fee:
$25 (provider/university may also charge an app fee)
(1) Complete Hopkins app by clicking "Apply Now", (2) Go to program website to complete program app (note deadline may be different)
CET Siena is for those who want to dive in to the Italian lifestyle while still being close to the rest of Europe. Take one or two semester's worth of Italian language. Electives in economics, international relations, history of art, studio art, film, literature, politics, and more provide the chance to immerse in Italian culture or to fulfill major requirements. On the weekends, easily hope a train or flight to the rest of Europe. University of Virginia oversees academics, making this program a good fit for serious students of all majors and Italian language levels. Students from all colleges and universities are welcome.
Study in Siena. Immerse in Italy. Then see the rest of Europe.
Italian language classes
Electives taught in English and Italian
Local roommates or host families
Walkable college town with plenty to see and do
Traveling seminar to Sicily during the fall and spring, Palio horeseraces in Siena during the summer
Academic oversight provided by University of Virginia
Open to students from all schools
No language prerequisite--open to beginner through advanced Italian language levels