Summer Online Italy
MAKE YOUR SUMMER COUNT
EARN CREDITS & DIVE INTO ITALIAN CULTURE
FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR OWN HOME
CRITICAL STUDIES ON FOOD SYSTEMS & SUSTAINABILITY IN ITALY ONLINE PROGRAM
This summer 2020, we are offering our summer courses online!
Connect with us & deep-dive into Italy via courses focusing on food systems & sustainability.
Gain practical skills from knowledgeable instructors
Updated program dates: July 6 – August 7, 2020
Many people can not travel right now due to travel restrictions so we are adapting our Summer Italy program to provide you with online courses and bring Italy to you!
You can still enjoy our rich 5-week online program which will give you the opportunity to learn and experience the Italian culture through courses that focus on food systems and sustainability.
Topics range from the critical analysis on food systems and sustainable agriculture, to how culture and ethnicity affect dietary practices and nutrition, to the use of media and storytelling to communicate food and sustainable practices, to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), to developing literacy and understand policies related to food waste.
Get the opportunity to earn credits. Choose from our summer listing: Critical Studies on Food; Food Media, Communication & Trends; Food, Nutrition & Culture in Italy; Food Waste in Italy. Course descriptions
Successfully complete coursework – Each course includes 2-4 live sessions per week and access to an online learning environment with all necessary course materials you will need.
Connect with instructors and peers through engaging synchronous live lectures and class discussions
A learning facilitator will support you in your online and cross-cultural learning experience.
The tuition for each course is just $851.
BONUS! By participating in the summer online program, you will get a discount of $1,000 for future enrollment in an onsite (in Italy) 2020 fall program, or for onsite (In Italy) 2021 spring or fall program. The value of the discount remains the same regardless of how many online courses you take during summer 2020.
Students who complete all academic components of the program may request to receive an official transcript from Portland State University (PSU), our School of Record (SOR) for an additional $600.
Students need to have a GPA of at least 2.5 to participate in the program and be in good academic and social standing at their home university. Courses are open to students from any field of study. There are no specific language requirements for this program. Classes will be taught in English. Some elements such as virtual tours may be in Italian with English translation.
Want to have more information? Click here to read the program overview including requirements, policies and more.
The last day to submit an application is June 30, 2020 (updated deadline!). Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis. Contact us if you have any questions.