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  • Locations: Tirolo, Italy
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Restrictions: UTDALLAS applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Faculty Led/Customized Programs Area of Study: Art History, Environmental Studies
Instruction Language: English
Program Description:
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This program is no longer accepting applications. Although you missed the opportunity this year, check back in early fall for faculty-led/customized programs occurring next summer.
Program Overview New Program Overview
This faculty-led program allows students to spend four weeks living and studying in the historic region of Tirolo, located in northern Italy.

Courses associated with the program:

AHST 3315 Art and Culture of Renaissance Italy (3 semester hours)
  • Students will analyze and evaluate Italian Renaissance artworks beyond considerations of style and authorship, understanding their creation in the context of religious, political, and social concerns of the period.
  • Students will develop their skills of visual analysis by presenting artworks firsthand to the group.
  • Students will gain an understanding of historical works of art that they can carry with them beyond this class to studying or evaluating artworks from other periods and cultures.
  • AHST meets in the morning on fourteen weekdays plus a three-day group trip to Venice.

LIT 3328 Ecology: Land and Water, a European Perspective (3 semester hours)
  • To explore the geography, ecology, and agriculture of the Mediterranean world and Central Europe from the vantage point of a small alpine region that served as a bridge between North and South from Roman times to the present.
  • To explore the interaction between natural resources, food production, food consumption, and cultural/religious practices and environmental policies.
  • To help students understand how globalization and EU regulations influence environmental policies.
  • To allow students to connect their classroom experiences with those of everyday life on Brunnenburg's sustainable farm and to sharpen their "ethnographic eye" on selected field trips.
  • LIT 3328 meets in the evening on fourteen weekdays.
Award Eligibility
  • UTD undergraduate students
Calendar Icon Dates
City Travel Dates
Tirolo, Italy June 3 - 29, 2018
Course Correlation Application and Fees
Application Process Application Deadline Fees
1. Send a 200-300 word essay about your goals for the trip as a Word attachment to Professor Ranieri.
2. Click "Apply Now" to complete the online application via the Comets Abroad Portal
March 7, 2018 $1,950 (shared double)
or $2,350 (rustic single)
Chck-Icon Fees include
The above price includes the following:
  • Lodging
  • 30 meals
  • 3-day class trip to Venice
  • Shared bathrooms
  • Shared kitchen
  • Internet access
  • Cultural events
NotIncluded icon Fees do not include
The above price does not include the following:
  • Airfare and other travel costs
  • UTD tuition 
  • EA fees
  • Textbooks
  • Additional food
  • Side trips
  • Personal spending
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Resources Program Resources
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Program Contact Information
Program Leader
Professor Elizabeth Ranieri

Education Abroad
Student Services Building (SSB) 3.400

NOTE: By selecting "APPLY NOW" you are notifying Education Abroad about your interest in this program, and further instructions will be sent for course registration and university travel requirements.

Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.