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Boston University Padova Language and Liberal Arts Program
Padova, Italy (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Homepage: Click to visit
Program Sponsor: Boston University International Programs 
Restrictions: WUSTL applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
App Deadline
WU Decision Date
Start Date
End Date
Spring 2018 05/01/2017
Rolling Admission 01/25/2018 05/12/2018
Academic Year 2018-2019 02/01/2018
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2018 02/01/2018
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2019 05/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Early application is strongly recommended for all programs. Deadlines that fall on a weekend or holiday are automatically extended to the next workday.

Deadline has passed
Fact Sheet:
Program Adviser:
Amy Suelzer
Additional Opportunities:
Program Description:

Boston University Padua
Language and Liberal Arts Program
  The Padova Language & Liberal Arts Program is run in cooperation with the Università degli Studi di Padova (UNIPD). CIES is located in the historic center of Padova and within walking distance of most university departments. The program includes excursions in and around the Veneto region, as well as to other major Italian art cities.

The program offers intensive language study and coursework in an historic university town 20 miles west of Venice.
Eligibility: Students must have successfully completed Italian 101D-102D, and 201D or their equivalents though more language preparation is encouraged. Students with the minimum 3 semesters will be limited to BU-taught courses while those with greater proficiency may take advantage of the course offerings of the University of Padova.

Minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.

Program Dates:
Term Dates Application Deadline
Academic Year early September - early June February 1
Fall early September - mid December February 1
Spring early February - early June May 1

  Approved Departments: The program is approved for students majoring in

Comparative Arts/Literature
Interdisciplinary Project in the Humanities
International & Area Studies

Coursework: In general, students will receive 15-16 WU credits per semester, with a maximum number of 33 WU credits awarded for the academic year.
  Padova, Italy
Padua, a lively university town, showcases incredible artistic and historical places, such as the Scrovegni Chapel painted by Giotto, the Observatory La Specola, and one of the oldest universities in the world, where Galileo taught. Located in the Northeast of the country, between the Euganean hills and the Adriatic Sea, Padua is a quick train ride away from Verona, Venice, and Vicenza. It is also on main train lines to Bologna, Florence, Rome and Milan.
  Housing: Students live in Italian households. The host family experience is considered a vital component of the immersion experience, one that students on our program report enjoying immensely.

Student Life: In their spare time, students can tour the Veneto, ski in the Dolomites, or travel around Italy and to other nearby countries.

On-Site Support: Students benefit from years of professional experience of Boston University's resident faculty and staff overseas. See a full staff listing of our Boston and overseas program offices.

  Estimated Program Price: When you study abroad for a semester or a year for academic credit, you will be charged tuition by Washington University at a rate equivalent to tuition on campus for the corresponding time period. WU tuition covers only the educational and administrative costs of the study abroad program. WU tuition does not cover any study abroad program costs for room, board, transportation, personal expenses, passport or visa fees. Such costs are charged separately either by WU, the program sponsor, or a third party.
Email the appropriate Overseas Programs Coordinator, visit us during our walk-in hours, join us for an information session, or call (314) 935-5958 to schedule an appointment.

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