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  • Locations: Cortona, Italy; Rome, Italy
  • Program Terms: Maymester
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: University of Georgia 
  • Cost of Attendance Sheets: Maymester
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
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Program Category: UGA Residential Center Sponsor: University of Georgia
Type of Instruction: Lecture Classes With: International Students, U.S. Students, UGA Students
Taught By: UGA/U.S. Professors(s) Housing Location: On-Campus
Housing Type: Dorm/Student Residence Work Opportunity: No
Volunteer Opportunity: No Scholarship Availability: Yes
College/School: CAES Minimum number of credit hours: 4
Maximum number of credit hours: 4 Minimum GPA Requirement: 2.0 or above
Open to non-UGA students: Yes
Program Description:
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Benvenuti!
Since 1970, the UGA Cortona Program, located in rolling hills of Tuscany, Italy, has been a leader in education abroad. It is UGA's oldest study abroad program calling the town of Cortona home for nearly 50 years. Today, UGA Cortona offers a variety of core courses including English, Psychology, Art History, Women's Studies, Photography, Science, and Business. This is in addition to an extensive list of beginning, intermediate and advanced-level Studio Art courses which makes up the bulk of our course offerings. No knowledge of the Italian Language is necessary; however, a number of our UGA Cortona Programs do offer ITAL courses. All students who participate on our programs will have the opportunity to earn UGA credit while enjoying the beautiful Tuscany, along with excursions to other Italian cities.  
 
There are many general study abroad scholarships available, including substantial need-based program-specific scholarships.


Viticulture & Enology Maymester:
2018 Courses
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 (4 credit hours)

PATH, HORT, or FDST 3050 – Viticulture & Enology in the Mediterranean (4 credit hours)

For full program details, please view the UGA Cortona website.
 


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Program Reviews:
Mackenzie Anne Britt, Maymester 2017 Participant
The Kehoe center was awesome. It provided a place for us to relax and get our work done. The Angels are the best!

Maymester 2016 Participant
Most enlightening and exciting experience I've ever had. Never met better people or been to a better place!

James William Moore, Maymester 2017 Participant
A perfect program for any major, even for those without any interest in wine. You'll leave with a great appreciation for wine, and the connections and experiences you'll have in the town of Cortona during the course will last you a lifetime

Testimonial:
My biggest takeaways were meeting all of the people. Not only meeting citizens in the town of Cortona, but getting to meet other UGA students who I probably never would have run into on Georgia's campus in Athens. The friends that I met during my trip are lifelong. I am so thankful for this experience.
     — Lillian Ferrell, Maymester 2017
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This program is currently not accepting applications.