• Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior
• 2.5 cumulative GPA
• Language Pre-requisite: None
• Open to UW-Madison degree-seeking students only


Humanities, Social Science

Classroom Language



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Program Duration

Summer 2014:  May 19 - June 6, 2014
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Italy, Rome
UW Classics in Italy

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Italy has made a profound contribution to Western civilization, producing some of the world's greatest thinkers, writers, politicians, saints, and artists.  Impressive traces of their lives and works can still be seen today, in Italy's great architecture and enchanting countryside.  Learn more about one of Europe's oldest cities - Rome - by joining the UW Classics in Italy program!  You’ll spend three weeks with a group of UW-Madison students, led by UW-Madison Professor Marc Kleijwegt.  Included in the program is six day trip to southern Italy, where you'll visit the towns of Naples, Paestum, Pompeii, and Oplontis.  Don’t miss this exciting chance to take a walk through history with other Madison students!