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UGA - SPIA - GLOBIS: Verona Study Abroad Program Spring
Florence, Italy; Munich, Germany; Rome, Italy; Salzburg, Austria; Verona, Italy (Outgoing Program )
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|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Spring||2018||11/30/2017 **||Rolling Admission||01/09/2018||04/08/2018|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
|Program Category:||UGA Faculty-Led||Sponsor:||UGA|
|Type of Instruction:||Lecture||Classes With:||U.S. Students, UGA Students|
|Language Program:||No||Language of Instruction:||English|
|Taught By:||UGA/U.S. Professor(s)||Housing Type:||Hotel/Hostel, Private Apartment|
|Work Opportunity:||No||Volunteer Opportunity:||No|
|Academic Area:||History, International Affairs, International Business, Sociology||Minimum number of credit hours:||9|
|Maximum number of credit hours:||12||Participant Selection:||Competitive|
|Minimum GPA Requirement:||2.5 or above||Number of Student Participants:||21-40 students|
|Type of Admission:||First-come first-served (rolling)||Open to non-UGA students:||Yes|
UGA- SPIA- GLOBIS: Verona Study Abroad Program SpringThe Verona Study Abroad program began in the summer of 1993 and expanded to include a spring program in 2002. Included in the spring 2018 program are two major one-week cultural tours of (1) Florence and Rome and (2) Munich, Germany and Salzburg, Austria. In addition, students will travel to Italian cities such as Venice and Padova on select weekends. While in Verona students will visit Lake Garda (the largest lake in Italy) and the Soave winery as well as several local sites in Verona. Courses are offered in a number of disciplines, including history, international affairs, international business, and sociology. (insert pictures)
Program LocationVerona is located in northeastern Italy between Milan and Venice in an area known as the Veneto region. The city is famous for Juliet's balcony where William Shakespeare set his play, "Romeo and Juliet," and for its Roman Arena, which is the third largest Roman arena in Italy, where a famous opera festival is held each summer. (insert pictures)
Contact InformationDr. Jerry Legge, Program Director
Jessica Dick, Accountant
113 Franklin House
480 E. Broad St.
Athens, GA 30602
Academic ProgramVerona Study Abroad Program
Preliminary Course Offerings: Spring 2018
INTB 5100 - Special Topics in International Business - International Marketing (3 hours)
The topics discussed will focus on two key themes: a survey of key international marketing decision-making frameworks and analyses of business cases using those frameworks.
INTL 4330 - Post Industrial Democracies (3 hours).
The poltical economy, institutions, and cultures of the major capitalist countries in Europe, East Asia, and North America. State-society relations and formal and informal political institutions, such as political parties, interest groups, electoral systems, and democratic representation.
INTL(SOCI) 4555 - Italian Society (3 hours).
INTL 4625 - The Holocaust and Contemporary German Politics (3 hours)
Relation of the German past to contemporary politics of the United Germany in the 21st century. Exploration of how the German state has dealt with the "Jewish" questions, as well as other countries since the end of World War II.
INTL 4640 – European Union (3 hours).
The historical origins, development, and current challenges of the European Union. The impact on national sovereignty, external relations, and internal democracy.
Program ItineraryDraft VSAP SP18 Calendar.pdf
What is included in the program fee?
- Accommodations at the Residence all’Adige. While in Verona, students and faculty will stay at the Residence all' Adige, a modern apartment complex. All apartments have a private bath, kitchen with a small refrigerator, cook top, microwave, satellite TV, radio, and telephone. Cleaning of apartments and change of bed linens and bath towels are performed once a week. This cleaning does not include the kitchen. There is a laundry room and a fully equipped gym center on site.
- Meals. Students will receive weekly group meals in connection with scheduled program activities. Each apartment has a kitchen furnished with cooking utensils and there is a grocery store in short walking distance of the Residence.
- Ground transportation on cultural tours to Munich, Salzburg, Florence, and Rome.
- Hotel accommodations in Munich, Florence, and Rome.
- Entrance fees on cultural tours.
- Internet access
- International Student ID Card
- Medical Insurance
- Verona City Bus Pass
- Tuition. Tuition and fees will be paid directly to the UGA Bursar’s Office.
- Round-trip airfare. (Optional flight info TBA.)
- Meals other than those listed.
- Laundry facility at Residence all’Adige.
- $150 Cleaning Deposit to Residence all'Adige
- Telephone calls
- Independent travel
- Other personal expenses
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|Kari Ernestine Sicard, Spring 2016 Participant|
|All of the destinations were excellent and fun. I really enjoyed and learned a lot about Munich, and Rome was very interesting to visit with our guided tours for the whole time.|
|Andrew Keniston Meaux, Spring 2016 Participant|
|"Best experience of my life"|
|Carleen Dyar Porter, Spring 2016 Participant|
|Verona was an amazing experience! It is the perfect trip for anyone who wants an organized study abroad trip, but also leaves many options for those who want to travel independently! Best three months of my life; I only wish it could be longer!|