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About Italy
Country Handbook



History, art, culture, and style - Italy's got it all!

A modern nation at the forefront of style, fashion and design, Italy combines new and old with more World Heritage sites than any other country in the world. Visit superb museums, explore small towns with wonderful history and enjoy gelato and espresso in this Mediterranean country with a family-oriented culture.


Chances of Placement

Chances for placement are good. Students should have at least junior-year standing and intermediate-level Italian proficiency (four semesters of university-level language study). UniversitÓ degli Studi di Trieste is a new ISEP member institution and begins exchanges in Spring 2006.

Chances for placement on ISEP-Direct programs are good. However, late applications may not be accepted due to housing limitations. Students must have at least junior-year standing and intermediate-level Italian proficiency (four semesters of university-level language study).