Excursions | API Study Abroad
Excursions

Highlights

  • Classes taught in English and Italian
  • Immersive Italian experience
  • Agricultural Studies and Technologies Options!
  • Transcript from U.S. accredited institution (Marist College)

Requirements

  • Minimum 2.8 G.P.A.
  • Open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors
  • Open to all levels of Italian speakers
  • Completed API application
  • University contact information form
  • One letter of recommendation
  • One official transcript
  • Entry requirements: valid passport with student visa

Dates & Fees

SUMMER 1 2018
May 23, 2018 - Jun 22, 2018
$4,880 (1 Course): $5,780 (2 Courses)
SUMMER 1 & 2 COMBINED 2018
May 23, 2018 - Jul 27, 2018
$8,780 (1 Course); $10,580 (2 Courses)
SUMMER 2 2018
Jun 27, 2018 - Jul 27, 2018
$4,880 (1 Course): $5,780 (2 Courses)

Deadlines

SUMMER 1 2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Mar 15, 2018
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Apr 1, 2018
SUMMER 1 & 2 COMBINED 2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Mar 15, 2018
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Apr 1, 2018
SUMMER 2 2018
APPLICATION DEADLINE
Mar 15, 2018
PAYMENT DEADLINE
Apr 1, 2018

Excursions

API students participate in several excursions per session designed to help familiarize them with areas of their host city, country, and surrounding region. The following is a listing of all excursions for API Tuscania programs. All excursions are subject to change.

Summer 1

FLORENCE

Florence is a city that welcomes visitors, artists and students to walk its streets, to relive past discoveries in the arts and sciences and to glimpse the rich history that permeates every inch of the city. Florence is situated on the banks of the Arno River, surrounded by rolling hills of the Tuscan countryside. Some of the medieval artisan traditions are still alive today, as seen in the daily open-air markets. API introduces students to the sights, sounds and art that embrace a visitor at every turn in the flowering city of Florence.

LAZIO: OFF THE BEATEN PATH

The Lazio region includes Rome and the three surrounding provinces. Day trips vary with season and terrain, from hill towns to seaside. The Castelli Romani area is dotted with hillside towns like Frascati, famous for its white wine, and Castel Gandolfo, the summer home of the Pope. Students may also visit Latina, a province known for its mozzarella production and numerous seaside towns such as Terracina and Sperlonga, linked along the coast by national parks and archaeological sites. To the west, Tivoli has offered an escape from Rome since the times of Emperor Hadrian, who built his villa there. Up the hill from Hadrian’s Villa, the Renaissance Villa d’Este has been recognized as the most beautiful park in Italy for its majestic, fountain-filled gardens.

ROME

With an almost uninterrupted history as an important center of power for more than two millennia, Rome is as close to eternal as it gets. Located on the River Tiber, between the Apennine Mountains and the Tyrrhenian Sea, the “Eternal City” was once the administrative center of the mighty Roman Empire, governing a vast region that stretched all the way from Britain to Mesopotamia. Today it remains the seat of the Italian government. One must be prepared to step into the world’s biggest open air museum – the Vatican, the Coliseum, the neighborhoods – and be enraptured.

Summer 2

AMALFI COAST/ENCHANTING ISLES

In the region of Campania, thousands of years of history and myth, exceptional natural beauty and vibrant, colorful towns coexist in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius. The volcano dominates the region and overlooks the Amalfi Coast, with its rocky cliffs dotted with towns such as Sorrento, offering great shopping and dining as well as breathtaking sea views. The ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum, at once destroyed and preserved by a volcanic eruption in 79AD, reveal ancient Roman life, while the enchanting islands of Capri and Ischia offer beautiful Mediterranean beaches and stunning scenery.

LAZIO: OFF THE BEATEN PATH

The Lazio region includes Rome and the three surrounding provinces. Day trips vary with season and terrain, from hill towns to seaside. The Castelli Romani area is dotted with hillside towns like Frascati, famous for its white wine, and Castel Gandolfo, the summer home of the Pope. Students may also visit Latina, a province known for its mozzarella production and numerous seaside towns such as Terracina and Sperlonga, linked along the coast by national parks and archaeological sites. To the west, Tivoli has offered an escape from Rome since the times of Emperor Hadrian, who built his villa there. Up the hill from Hadrian’s Villa, the Renaissance Villa d’Este has been recognized as the most beautiful park in Italy for its majestic, fountain-filled gardens.

ROME

With an almost uninterrupted history as an important center of power for more than two millennia, Rome is as close to eternal as it gets. Located on the River Tiber, between the Apennine Mountains and the Tyrrhenian Sea, the “Eternal City” was once the administrative center of the mighty Roman Empire, governing a vast region that stretched all the way from Britain to Mesopotamia. Today it remains the seat of the Italian government. One must be prepared to step into the world’s biggest open air museum – the Vatican, the Coliseum, the neighborhoods – and be enraptured.