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Florence, Italy (Summer)

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Develop your understanding of Italian history, culture, and religion while spending three weeks exploring the charming city of Florence. The program begins with a multi-day stay in Rome and includes visits to other cities and towns, such as Assisi, Pisa, Lucca, and/or Siena.

Dates Offered

This is a summer term program. 

  • Tentative Summer 2023 dates: May 28 - June 19, 2023

Courses & Credits

This program is open to all majors. Students choose one course for a total of 3 credits.

  • RELS 200/300: Saints and Catholic Imagination (fulfils either RELS 200 or RELS 300 requirement; 3 credits)
  • SOC 315/ART 402/ITAL 216/ITAL 316: Sociology of Diasporic Arts (3 credits)

The program is based in Florence, but begins with a multi-day overnight stay in Rome and includes excursions to Assisi and other nearby cities to allow participants to visit a wide range of sites of religious and cultural interest.


Participants on this program will travel with a group of Manhattan College students and will be led by an MC faculty member. Tuition, excursions and cultural visits, round-trip flights out of New York City, housing in shared rooms for the duration of the program, some meals, and international health insurance are included in the program fee.