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Hospitality in Genoa
Florence, Italy; Genoa, Italy; Milan, Italy; Rome, Italy (Study Abroad and Exchange Program)
|Language of instruction:||English||Academic Level:||Graduate, Undergraduate|
|minimum GPA:||2.0 Undergrad, 3.0 Graduate||Open to:||FIU students only, Non-FIU students|
|Program type:||FIU study abroad||Areas of Study:||European Studies, Hospitality|
|Summer Sessions:||Summer A||Level of Physical Activity:||3. Moderate|
The Genoa study abroad program offers the unique opportunity to experience life in an Italian city with a rich history and proud cultural heritage. Students will engage in a full immersion journey to discover the wonders of Italian art, hospitality and foods. Genoa becomes the lens through which the students observe a variety of issues and develop new perspectives. This three-week study abroad program is designed for students who are interested in Hospitality and Tourism studies.
Academic Group TravelStudents will take part in several group trips. All of our trips are academically focused and since they are a required component of the program students may not opt out. The schedule includes day trips to historical sites and places of interest within the region and directly connected to the course themes and overnight travels to Florence, Rome, and Milan.
Independent TravelDuring the weekends students will have the opportunity to travel independently to a variety of interesting places nearby. All major Italian cities are connected to Genoa by train, bus and airplane. By train Milan is 1.5 hours away, Pisa is 2.5 hours, Florence is 3 hours, Turin is 2 hours, and Venice is 5 hours.
FacilitiesOur academic facilities are located in the medieval monastery of S. Maria di Castello, in the oldest part of Genoa’s old city (UNESCO historical site). Our facilities are nestled between ancient cloisters and beautiful gardens and offer amazing views of the port of Genoa and the Alpi mountains. Wi-fi is available (bring your own device).
HousingStudent housing is offered in various apartments in the city center within walking distance of the FIU facility and shopping areas. All apartments are furnished, and have easy access to public transportation.
Courses & CreditsSelect only one:
HFT 4955 (3 credits)
HFT 5957 (3 credits)
Program FeesThe program cost is $1,680, and it includes accommodations, local site visits, program-related transportation, the study abroad fee, and the mandatory international health insurance.
The program fee does not include the FIU course tuition fee ($203.59 per undergraduate credit; $453.66 per graduate credit), airfare to and from Genoa, meals, and personal expenses.
Contact InformationChaplin School of Hospitality
& Tourism Management
Alessandra Piras De Torrens
Biscayne Bay Campus
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