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  • Locations: Lugano, Switzerland
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Restrictions: UTDALLAS applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Faculty Led/Customized Programs Area of Study: Art History, Sociology
Instruction Language: English
Program Description:
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By selecting "Apply Now" you are notifying Education Abroad about your interest in this program. Your application and eligibility will be reviewed by the Program Leader before being accepted.
Program Overview New Program Overview
This faculty-led program will offer students a unique opportunity to study in Lugano, located in the Ticino Canton, which is the Italian-speaking region in southern Switzerland.

Courses associated with the program:

AHST 2331 Understanding Art: Renaissance and Baroque Rome  (3 semester hours)
AHST 2331 Syllabus

SOC 4396 Sociology of Religion: The Vatican (3 semester hours)
SOC 4396 Syllabus

Both courses will conclude with a multi-day excursion to Rome. Students have the option to take both of these courses or one UTD course and a beginning Italian course at Franklin University.* 
*Note: This is the only Franklin course open to UTD students.
Award Eligibility
  • UTD undergraduate students
Calendar Icon Dates
City Travel Dates
Lugano June 30 - July 27, 2018
Course Correlation Application and Fees
Application Process Application Deadline Fees
Click "Apply Now" to complete the online application via the Comets Abroad Portal
January 15, 2018 $2,500
Chck-Icon Fees include
The above price includes the following:
  • Meal plan
  • Lodging
  • Day trips/Excursions
  • Access to Franklin University Library and Wi-Fi
NotIncluded icon Fees do not include
The above price does not include the following:
  • Airfare
  • UTD tuition 
  • Franklin tuition (if taking the Italian course)
  • EA fees
  • Textbooks
  • Personal spending
Campus Location Program Location

Program Contact Information
Program Leader
Dr. John Gooch
Associate Dean

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:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 01/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission 06/30/2018 07/27/2018

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants may be notified of their acceptance prior to the application deadline.