Graduate programs in Italian Studies in Italy, Sicily

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Graduate courses in Italian Studies in Italy, Sicily

Graduate students and teachers can earn up to 9 graduate credits for intensive Italian Studies courses taught in Italian or English taken at Babilonia – Center for Italian Language and Culture. Graduate students may transfer courses directly into their home institutions or earn graduate credits through Auburn University. Teachers can also earn professional development credits for graduate courses in Italian Studies. Babilonia – Center for Italian Language and Culture is a recognized institution approved for students receiving FLAS (Foreign Language Area Studies Fellowships) grants through their home institutions.

Total cost for Graduate courses in Italian Studies in Italy, Sicily

Two Week Program (3 Credits) 1895 Euro
Four Week Program (6 Credits) 3325 Euro
Six Week Program (9 Credits) 4425 Euro

Study with a Buddy Discounts are available for students studying with a friend and sharing a room.
Discount of 200 Euro each for Two Week Program; 300 Euro/ Four Week; 400 Euro/ Six Week

Application deadline: November 1st for January program and April 1st for Summer Program
Late applications will be accepted on a space available basis.


Culture courses offered

Graduate Programs include:

  • Orientation in Taormina
  • Welcome Dinner
  • Housing in shared student apartment (single bedroom with shared kitchen and bath)
  • First day package (2 ring binder, notepad, pen)
  • Guided historical walking tour of Taormina
  • PC’s available during school hours
  • Free WiFi connection (Monday to Friday 8:30 – 5:00 at school)
  • Weekly seminars in Italian culture, history, literature or art
  • Weekly Italian film socials
  • Weekly social activity
  • Optional Weekend full day excursions (additional fee)
  • Final transcript for direct transfer of credit to home university
  • Airfare is not included

Students can directly transfer academic credits or earn up to 9 Graduate credits through Auburn University. Auburn University application, tuition, and insurance fee – $900. A limited number of independent studio apartments are available. Supplemental cost: 25 Euro per day (houses 2) Optional airport pickup and dropoff – 175 Euro.