• Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior
• 2.0 cumulative GPA
• Language Pre-requisite: None
• Open to UW-Madison degree-seeking students only
• Good academic and disciplinary standing


Humanities, Social Science

Classroom Language




Program Duration

Mid-May - Early June

Application Deadline(s)

TermApplication Deadline

Future durations will be posted at a later date.

Questions about this program?
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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 a UW-Madison Professor.  Included in the program is six day trip to southern Italy, where you'll visit the towns of Naples, Paestum, and Pompeii.  Don’t miss this exciting chance to take a walk through history with other Madison students!

The summer 2018 program will be led by Professor Marc Kleijwegt from the Department of History.

Learning Objectives

IAP has overall Goals and Expectations for Study Abroad Participants, covering the personal, academic and professional aspects of study abroad. Additionally on this program, you can:
  • Navigate new educational systems, as well as new learning and teaching styles
  • Observe Italian perspectives on academic disciplines and daily life
  • Deepen cross-cultural understanding through site visits and educational tours