The Language of Style, Italian Language and Culture in Milan, Italy
Milan is known as one of the world capitals for fashion and hosts a wealth of monuments, palaces, churches, and museums. This summer program gives students the opportunity to study its culture and take Italian language classes.Classroom topics include Italian industries and their impact on the social fabric (fashion & design, media, and the issue of gender) as well as Italian film.
Language of Instruction: English
ISEP-Direct Summer for all ISEP member students
This summer program offers 60 hours of language instruction (40 hours of intensive instruction in the first two weeks plus 20 hours of instruction in the last two weeks) in addition to 40 hours of culture-based instruction in English.
Italian Culture Courses for 2013 include:
Cinema : A Room With A (Limited) View: Debunking A Visual Stereotype. Italy in Film, national and international representations of Italy and Italian culture.
Music : For the record. The music business exposed. An in-depth journey through the complex process of Italian pop music production and a hands-on 1-day workshop at a professional recording studio.
Grades are based on attendance, homework, participation, and the final exam. The program is 4 weeks, 100 contact hours, 12 ECTS credits.
HOW TO LIST THIS PROGRAM IN THE ISEP APPLICATION
Sacro Cuore Summer Program: Italian Language and Culture – ISEP Direct
SPECIAL ACADEMIC CONDITIONS
Undergraduate and graduate students who have completed at least two years of undergraduate studies and have a 3.0 GPA or higher (or the equivalent) are eligible.
Students requesting admission to the Italian Language and Culture Program must take an online language proficiency test before arrival. Applicants will be given instructions upon admission.
June 6 – July 6, 2013
Includes tuition and room.
HOUSING AND MEALS
Students live in shared apartments off campus. Meals are not included, but Milan has many fine cafés and restaurants.
- Milan City Tour: the "not-to- be-missed" spots in the city
- Day Trip to Cinque Terre: discovering Italian beaches and enjoying Italian Summer
The Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, founded in 1921 by Father Agostino Gemelli, is one of the most comprehensive and complete higher education institutions in Italy. Università Cattolica excels in the diverse study opportunities that it offers in the humanities as well as scientific fields. It values and promotes an interdisciplinary approach that helps students gain scientific knowledge in a responsible and autonomous fashion through courses and strong research programs.
The historic city of Milan is the capital of Lombardy in the central Po Valley, Italy’s richest, most populated, and most economically active region. Milan is known as one of the world capitals of fashion and also hosts a wealth of monuments, palaces, churches, and museums.