Global Seminar May 2020: Immerse yourself in Italian culture by studying opera, art, fashion and food.
|Location||Milan & Florence, Italy|
|Credit Type||Resident Credit|
|Sponsor||Learning Abroad Center|
|Student Type||UofM Students, Non UofM Students|
|Student Year||Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors|
|Language||No Language Prerequisite|
Milan, Italy's "most stylish city," is known for fashion and design as well as finance and football. Florence, on the other hand, is known for its history, art, and architecture. These dynamic cities have always been full of artists and musicians and offer grand architecture of historical interest with a broad assortment of churches, buildings, and monuments.
Italy has always been a major destination for designers, artists, photographers and models from throughout the world. Both Milan and Florence have beautiful city centers with many fascinating buildings and elegant palazzos that attracts international visitors from throughout the world. Discover how both of these cities have contributed to the worlds of art, fashion, and opera, and how their contributions have influenced the rest of the world.
For a more detailed overview of this course, see the Academics tab.
Live in shared hotel rooms with other program participants. Breakfast is included daily at the hotels, and welcome and farewell meals are also included in the program fee.
Excursions around Milan and Florence will assist in illuminating program coursework. Excursions in Milan may include visits to the Milan Cathedral, Basilica dei Duomo, Casa Verdi, the Royal Palace of Milan, and the Modern Art Gallery, as well as an opera performance. Excursions in Florence may include a visit the Uffizi Museum, Gucci Museum, Ferragamo Museum, or Galeria de Accademia.
It might be possible to deviate your return flight. Inquire with your program contact if interested.
This program is led by Wendy Zaro-Mullins, Associate Professor in the Department of Music in the College of Liberal Arts.
Learning Abroad Center programs are:
|Program Level||3000 level coursework|
One 3-credit course
This course combines learning through excursions and visits, lectures, journaling, reading, class discussions, and presentations.
Receive credit for: MUS 3271
Liberal Education Fulfillment: Arts & Humanities, Global Perspectives
|Term||Program Dates||Priority Application Deadline*||Final Application Deadline|
|May Session||May 16 – Jun 7, 2020||February 1, 2020||March 1, 2020|
If the deadline falls on a weekend, submit your materials on the following business day.
See below for tentative dates and times for your in-person session. You will be notified of the official date and time via email. Participants will receive applicable orientation materials via email approximately 1 week prior to the in-person session.
May 2020 Cost of Participation Forthcoming
Program fees can vary widely due to location, cost of living, airfare, and program inclusions. The program fee generally includes tuition, group flight airfare, airport transfers, in-country program related transportation, housing, some meals, entrances to course-related excursions and site visits, program administration, and international health insurance. Generally, the program fees range from $5,500–$7,500. You must also budget for passport and passport photos, some meals, textbooks, independent travel, and miscellaneous living expenses.
Be aware: All programs require a $50 application fee. This fee will be charged to your student account upon submission of an online application.
To complete the online application for this program, you will need to select or provide the following information on the online application:
|Center Name||TC Learning Abroad Ctr|
|Education Abroad Term||May Session 2020|
|Program Name||Global Seminar: Music, Art, & Fashion in Italy|
|Track Name||Music, Art, & Fashion in Italy|
Detailed descriptions and instructions for submitting each checklist item are included on the application checklist assigned to you.
For further information or questions about this program, send an email toWhitney Westley Fisher or call at 612.625.8827.