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Italy is now closed for the 2018 Summer due to maximum enrollment. Contact the Study Abroad Office if you are interested in being placed on a wait list.


Summer 2018 (May 20th – July 2nd)

Program Description

Spend six weeks this summer living in the midst of and learning about Italian culture with our Florence, Italy UL Lafayette Study Abroad Program.  Students take three courses for nine credit hours; of which, one course (three credit hours) is the mandated Humanities course. Students will also tour the astonishing cities of Siena and San Gimignano (a hilltop town with medieval towers) and spend a weekend in Rome touring St. Peter’s Cathedral, the Vatican Museum, the Roman Forum, the Pantheon and the Colosseum as well as other sights in this historic city.  You may also participate in optional excursions to destinations such as Pisa, Venice, and Cinque Terre, five villages perched along the cliff sides on the Mediterranean Coast.

2018 Italy Courses


The program cost is $5975, plus University fees of $305, totaling $6280. A late fee of $100 will be added to your program cost after December 15th. Program cost includes tuition for 9 credit hours, lodging for six weeks in furnished apartments with kitchens located in the city center of Florence, the field trips in Tuscany mentioned above, transportation to and from Rome, lodging in Rome, admission to Florence’s state museums (such as the Uffizi, Pitti and Academia) as well as many of the city’s palaces and churches. Students will be responsible for their own meals during the program (an additional meal voucher program is available). Round-trip airfare on the group flight which includes transportation to and from the airport, will be available at a cost of $1334.


Patricia B. Mouillé
Study Abroad Coordinator
Student Union Room 136
(337) 482-5438