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  • Locations: Carpi, Italy
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Program Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: University of Kansas Study Abroad 
  • Program Cost: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Faculty-Led Study Abroad Program Coordinator: Angela Perryman
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA Eligibility: 2.5 GPA
Open to Non-KU students: Yes Open to graduate students: Yes
Click here for a definition of this term Fulfills KU Core Advanced Education Goal 4.2 - Culture and Diversity: Yes
Program Description:

Application Procedures

  • Pre-Decision Phase: Interested students complete qualifying statements and application materials to be considered for the program
  • Interview: The program’s faculty director interviews candidates to determine which students will be accepted
  • Post-Decision Phase:  Students who are accepted into the program complete documents for placement with Italian host families and schools; students also complete KU Study Abroad & Global Engagement pre-departure requirements.


Funding your Study Abroad Program

KU Study Abroad can do personalized financial aid and scholarship advising for students.  Please visit 108 Lippincott Hall or call 785-864-3742 to set up an appointment.  KU students who qualify for financial aid in the form of Stafford and/or other loans, Federal Grants, and KU or outside scholarships may apply the aid to the cost of a study abroad program.  
 
KU Study Abroad supplemental scholarships are available to KU degree seeking students. Applications are available online. The scholarship application deadline is March 1 for Summer, March 15th for Fall and Academic Year programs and October 1 for Spring, Winter Break and Spring Break programs.
 
For additional scholarship opportunities visit:  www.studyabroad.ku.edu/other-scholarship-opportunities

 

Non-KU students should check into the financial resources available to them at their home institutions.



Program Ratings:
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Academic Experiences:
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Cultural Experience:
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Program Reviews:
Sophia Lin Sears, Summer 2017 Participant
I really enjoyed the location Carpi, Italy was a cute small Italian town full of rich history and not many tourists. I was truly able to observed and experience the Italian culture and lifestyle. I also loved my host family Davide, Barbara, Ester and Zoe they were the cutest family. They were so warm and welcoming, they made me feel apart of their family. The school I worked at was also wonderful place to teach because it was filled with kind passionate teachers and eager learners.

Janelle Kathryn Dempsey, Summer 2018 Participant
The best aspect of this program was the opportunity to connect with locals by living with a host family and teaching in a school. I was able to experience first hand the Italian culture and lifestyle. I loved walking to school with my host brother and then going over to my host grandmother's house for lunch each day. I felt as though I was one of the locals.

Emily Maria Mauer, Summer 2018 Participant
I loved this program! My favorited part was having the opportunity to teach abroad. It was such a wonderful experience to work with the students, learn about a different educational system, and also gain the perspective of what an international language learner may feel.


This program is currently not accepting applications.