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  • Locations: Multiple Locations, Italy
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Program Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: KU applicants only
  • Program Cost: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2024 02/01/2024
02/12/2024 06/01/2024 07/12/2024
IMPORTANT DATE INFORMATION: IMPORTANT DATE INFORMATION: The dates for the 4-week programs are 6/01/24 - 6/28/24. The dates for the 6 week program are 6/01/24 - 7/12/24. The start date listed is the on-site arrival date for the program. Students should plan to depart the U.S. on 5/01/24.

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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Internship Study Abroad Program Coordinator: Kaitlyn Johnson
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA Eligibility: 3.0 GPA
Open to Non-KU students: NO Open to graduate students: NO
Click here for a definition of this term Fulfills KU Core Advanced Education Goal 4.2 - Culture and Diversity: YES
Program Description:


Funding your Study Abroad Program

KU Study Abroad can do personalized financial aid and scholarship advising for students. Book a virtual 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

 

Application Procedures

All applicants will be required to complete several documents for each study abroad application.  Below is a list of documents that will need to be completed for an application.
 
        a. Verification of Minimum GPA Requirement
        b. Student Conduct Verification
        c. Authorization to Release Student Information
        d. Financial Aid Questionnaire
        e. Statement of Purpose
        f.  Unofficial Transcript or Advising Report
        g.  One Recommendation


For more detailed information about the application process, please visit our Application Process page.



Program Ratings:
Overall Experience:
1 2 3 4 5
Academic Experiences:
1 2 3 4
Cultural Experience:
1 2 3 4 5
Program Reviews:
Summer 2017 Participant
This program helped me decide what specialties I could see myself doing in the future and what specialties I did not like.

Summer 2017 Participant
The most rewarding aspects of my program were how much I learned inside and outside of the hospital. Inside of the hospital I learned so much proper etiquette, many medical practices and surgical procedures, and hospital jargon. Outside of the hospital, I learned so much about the country's culture and my Spanish-speaking skills increased dramatically. I always made it a point to put myself in situations where I needed to speak Spanish to locals and, by doing so, I forced myself to step out of my comfort zone and drastically improved my capabilities of speaking the language.

Brooke E Wietharn, Summer 2017 Participant
I had the opportunity to shadow in the surgical unit for three weeks. The best part of the program was gaining exposure in different fields of medicine. This exposure is very helpful when weeding out specialties in order to really figure out what you want to do. My aspirations of becoming a doctor were reconfirmed though this experience.


This program is currently not accepting applications.