** 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.
Classical Studies, Economics, European Cultural Studies, Film, Television and Interactive Media, Fine Arts: History of Arts, History, International & Global Studies, Italian Studies, Politics, Sociology, Theater Arts
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
Students wanting to apply to this program must submit two applications:
to the Brandeis Office of Study Abroad. Visit the Brandeis Study Abroad Website in order to obtain more information about internal application process, advising hours, academic credit, and financial aid transfer.
to the external program listed above. Visit the Brandeis Study Abroad Website for more information on commonly asked questions about the external application process like deadlines, program approval forms, paying deposits, etc...
Students interested in learning more about (other) study abroad scholarship opportunities should visit the scholarship section of the Brandeis study abroad website.
*Please note that all information is subject to change.