2019-2020

Ferrara 2019-2020 Calendar

Important information for arranging travel

1) It is highly recommended that students adhere to the arrival date so as to settle in before orientation as they must attend all meetings.

2) Attendance at orientation is mandatory. During the orientation period students should plan to stay in their city of study for the weekend as meetings may be scheduled during that time.

3)  A detailed timetable of orientation meetings and events will be sent to students via email.

4) Please note that seminar sections, test, midterm and final exam schedules will vary by course.  Students should not make travel plans until they have registered for courses at the beginning of the semester in Italy and are aware of the calendar. Classes, seminar meetings, exams or assignments will not be rescheduled to accommodate travel.

5)The School in Italy will make the necessary travel arrangements to attend the portion of orientation held at the Sede in Florence for students studying in Ferrara.

 

Fall Term

Arrival Date(no later than) September 8
OrientationSeptember 12 - October 12
First Group Meeting (Sede in Florence)September 12-14
Fall Semester Classes Begin (Middlebury)September 16
Fall Semester Classes Begin (Università degli Studi di Ferrara)September 23
Group ExcursionSeptember 28
Group ExcursionOctober 11-13
University Seminars BeginWeek of October 21
Festa di Ognissanti (National Holiday)November 1
Group ExcursionNovember 16
Festa dell'Immacolata Concezione (National Holiday)December 8
Fall Semester Ends (Middlebury)December 13
Exit Language AssessmentDecember TBA
Winter VacationDecember 23 - January 6
Fall Semester Exams (Università degli Studi di Ferrara)January 7-31
Fall Semester Program EndsJanuary 31

Spring Term

Middlebury Sede Opens (Florence)January 7
Arrival Date(no later than) February 8
OrientationFebruary 13 - March 14
First Group Meeting (Sede in Florence)February 13-15
Spring Semester Classes Begin (Middlebury)February 17
Spring Semester Classes Begin (Università degli Studi di Ferrara)February 24
Group ExcursionMarch 7
University Seminars BeginWeek of March 30
Group ExcursionApril 3-5
Easter Break (Università degli Studi di Ferrara)April 9-15
Anniversario della Liberazione (National Holiday)April 25
Festa dei Lavoratori (National Holiday)May 1
Exit Language AssessmentMay TBA
Spring Semester Ends (Middlebury)May 22
Spring Semester Final Exams (Università degli Studi di Ferrara)June 1-30
Festa della Repubblica (National Holiday)June 2
Spring Semester Program EndsJune 30
Florence 2019-2020 Calendar

Important information for arranging travel

1) It is highly recommended that students adhere to the arrival date so as to settle in before orientation as they must attend all meetings.

2) Attendance at orientation is mandatory. During the orientation period students should plan to stay in their city of study for the weekend as meetings may be scheduled during that time.

3)  A detailed timetable of orientation meetings and events will be sent to students via email.

4) Please note that seminar sections, test, midterm and final exam schedules will vary by course.  Students should not make travel plans until they have registered for courses at the beginning of the semester in Italy and are aware of the calendar. Classes, seminar meetings, exams or assignments will not be rescheduled to accommodate travel.

Fall Term

Arrival Date(no later than) September 6
OrientationSeptember 9 - October 12
Fall Semester Classes Begin (Sede & Università degli Studi di Firenze)September 16
Group ExcursionSeptember 28
Fall Semester Classes Begin (Accademia d'Arte - Beginner & Intermediate students)September 30
Group ExcursionOctober 11-13
Fall Semester Classes Begin (Accademia di Belle Arti - Advanced students)October 14
University Seminars BeginWeek of October 21
Festa di Ognissanti (National Holiday)November 1
Group ExcursionNovember 16
Festa dell'Immacolata Concezione (National Holiday)December 8
Fall Semester Classes End (Accademia d'Arte - Beginner & Intermediate Students)December 14
Fall Semester Final Exams (Sede)December 16-20
Exit Language AssessmentDecember TBA
Winter VacationDecember 23 - January 6
Fall Semester Exams (Università degli Studi di Firenze)January 7-31
Fall Semester Exams (Accademia di Belle Arti - Advanced students)February 10-29

Spring Term

Middlebury Sede OpensJanuary 7
Arrival Date(no later than) February 8
OrientationFebruary 13 - March 14
Spring Semester Classes Begin (Middlebury)February 17
Spring Semester Classes Begin (Università degli Studi di Firenze)February 24
Spring Semester Classes Begin (Accademia d'Arte -Beginner & Intermediate students)March 2
Spring Semester Classes Begin (Accademia di Belle Arti - Advanced students)March TBA
Group ExcursionMarch 7
University Seminars BeginWeek of March 30
Group ExcursionApril 3-5
Easter Break (Sede)April 13-17
Easter Break (varies depending on institution and department)April TBA
Anniversario della Liberazione (National Holiday)April 25
Festa dei Lavoratori (National Holiday)May 1
Exit Language AssessmentMay TBA
Spring Semester Ends (Sede)May 27
Spring Semester Ends (Accademia d'Arte - Beginner & Intermediate students)May TBA
Spring Semester Final Exams (Università degli Studi di Firenze)June 1-30
Festa della Repubblica (National Holiday)June 2
Spring Semester Ends (Accademia di Belle Arti - Advanced students)June-July TBA
Spring Semester Program EndsJune 30
Rome 2019-2020 Calendar

Important information for arranging travel

1) It is highly recommended that students adhere to the arrival date so as to settle in before orientation as they must attend all meetings.

2) Attendance at orientation is mandatory. During the orientation period students should plan to stay in their city of study for the weekend as meetings may be scheduled during that time.

3)  A detailed timetable of orientation meetings and events will be sent to students via email.

4) Please note that seminar sections, test, midterm and final exam schedules will vary by course.  Students should not make travel plans until they have registered for courses at the beginning of the semester in Italy and are aware of the calendar. Classes, seminar meetings, exams or assignments will not be rescheduled to accommodate travel.

5)The School in Italy will make the necessary travel arrangements to attend the portion of orientation held at the Sede in Florence for students studying in Rome.

Fall Term

Arrival Date(no later than) September 8
OrientationSeptember 12 - October 12
First Group Meeting (Sede in Florence)September 12-14
Fall Semester Classes Begin (Middlebury)September 16
Group ExcursionSeptember 28
Fall Semester Classes Begin (Sapienza-Università di Roma)September 30
Group ExcursionOctober 11-13
University Seminars BeginWeek of October 28
Festa di Ognissanti (National Holiday)November 1
Group ExcursionNovember 16
Festa dell'Immacolata Concezione (National Holiday)December 8
Fall Semester Ends (Middlebury)December 20
Exit Language AssessmentDecember TBA
Winter VacationDecember 23 - January 6
Classes resume (Sapienza-Università di Roma)January 7
Fall Semester Exams (Sapienza-Università di Roma)January 13-31
Fall Semester Program EndsJanuary 31

Spring Term

Middlebury Sede Opens (Florence)January 7
Arrival Date(no later than) February 8
OrientationFebruary 13 - March 14
First Group Meeting (Sede in Florence)February 13-15
Spring Semester Classes Begin (Middlebury)February 17
Spring Semester Classes Begin (Sapienza-Università di Roma)February 24
Group ExcursionMarch 7
University Seminars BeginWeek of March 30
Group ExcursionApril 3-5
Easter Break (Sapienza-Università di Roma)April 13-17
Anniversario della Liberazione (National Holiday)April 25
Festa dei Lavoratori (National Holiday)May 1
Exit Language AssessmentMay TBA
Spring Semester Ends (Middlebury)May 29
Spring Semester Final Exams (Sapienza-Università di Roma)June 1-30
Festa della Repubblica (National Holiday)June 2
Spring Semester Program EndsJune 30

2018-2019

Ferrara 2018-2019 Calendar

Please note that Midterm and Final exam schedules will vary by course.  Students should not make travel plans until they have their full and final schedule for their semester in Italy.

Fall Term

Arrival Date*(no later than) September 10
Orientation**September 13 - October 13
First Group Meeting (Sede in Florence)September 13-14
"Welcome Day" (Università degli Studi di Ferrara)September 17
Fall Semester Classes Begin (Sede)September 18
Group Excursion: PisaSeptember 29
Fall Semester Classes Begin (Università degli Studi di Ferrara)October 1
Group Excursion: NaplesOctober 12-14
University Seminars BeginWeek of October 22
Festa di Ognissanti (National Holiday)November 1
University HolidayNovember 2
Group Excursion: PadovaNovember 17
Fall Semester Classes End (Sede)December 7
Festa dell'Immacolata Concezione (National HolidayDecember 8
Avant AssessmentsDecember TBA
Fall Semester Classes End (Università degli Studi di Ferrara)December 21
Winter VacationDecember 23 - January 6
Fall Semester Exams (Università degli Studi di Ferrara)January 7-31
Fall Semester Program EndsJanuary 31

Spring Term

Sede OpensJanuary 7
Arrival*(no later than) February 8
Orientation**February 14 - March 10
Group Meeting (in Florence)***February 14 -16
"Welcome Day" - Università di FerraraFebruary 18
Spring Semester Classes Begin (Middlebury)February 26
Spring Semester Classes Begin (Università degli Studi di Ferrara)February 25
Group Excursion: RavennaMarch 16
University Seminars BeginWeek of April 8
Group Excursion: MateraApril 12-14
Easter Break (Sede)April 22-26
Easter Break (Università degli Studi di Ferrara)April 18-24
Festa di San GiorgioApril 23
Anniversario della Liberazione (National Holiday)April 25
Humanities Department Closure - Università di FerraraApril 26
Festa dei Lavoratori (National Holiday)May 1
Spring Semester Classes End (Sede)May 24
Spring Semester Classes End (Università degli Studi di Ferrara)May 25
Spring Semester Final Exams (Sede)May 27-31
Spring Semester Final Exams (Università degli Studi di Ferrara)May 27 - June 30
Festa della Repubblica (National Holiday)June 2
Spring Semester Program EndsJune 30

*It is highly recommended that students arrive a few days before the arrival date so as to settle in before orientation begins.

**Attendance at orientation is mandatory; students should plan their travel accordingly.  During the orientation period students should plan to stay in their city of study for the weekend as meetings may be scheduled during that time.

***The School in Italy will make the necessary travel arrangements

 

Florence 2018-2019 Calendar

Please note that Midterm and Final exam schedules will vary by course.  Students should not make travel plans until they have registered for courses at the beginning of the semester in Italy.

Fall Term

Arrival Date*(no later than) September 8
Orientation**September 10 - October 7
First Group Meeting (Sede)September 10 (9:30am)
Fall Semester Classes Begin (Sede)September 17
Fall Semester Classes Begin (Università degli Studi di Firenze)September 17
Group Excursion: PisaSeptember 29
Fall Semester Classes Begin (Accademia d'Arte - Beginners Only)October 1
Group Excursion: NaplesOctober 12-14
Fall Semester Classes Begin (Accademia di Belle Arte)October 15
University Seminars BeginOctober 22
Midterm Exams (Sede)October 29 - November 2
Festa di Ognissanti (National Holiday)November 1
Group Excursion: PadovaNovember 17
Fall Semester Classes End (Accademia d'Arte - Beginners Only)December 6
Avant Assessment (Single-Semester Students Only)December TBA
Festa dell'Immacolata Concezione (National Holiday)December 8
Fall Semester Classes End (Sede)December 14
Fall Semester Classes End (Università degli Studi di Firenze)December 14
Fall Semester Final Exams (Sede)December 17-21
Fall Semester Exams (Università degli Studi di Firenze)December 17 - January 31
Winter VacationDecember 24 - January 6
Fall Semester Classes End (Accademia di Belle Arti)February 9
Fall Semester Final Exams (Accademia di Belle Arti)February 11-22

Spring Term

Sede OpensJanuary 7
Arrival Date*(no later than) February 8
Orientation**February 14 - March 10
First Group Meeting (Sede)February 14 (2:30pm)
Spring Semester Classes Begin (Sede)February 18
Spring Semester Classes Begin (Università degli Studi di Firenze)February 25
Spring Semester Classes Begin (Accademia d'Arte - Beginners Only)March 4
Spring Semester Classes Begin (Accademia di Belle Arti)March 4
Group Excursion: RavennaMarch 16
University Seminars BeginWeek of April 8
Midterm Exams (Sede)Week of April 8
Group Excursion: MateraApril 12-14
Easter Break (Accademia di Belle Arti)April 18-25
Easter Break (Università degli Studi di Firenze - Studi Umanistici e della Formazione)April 19-23
Easter Break (Università degli Studi di Firenze - Scienze Politiche)April 19-24
Easter Break (Sede)April 22-26
Anniversario della Liberazione (National Holiday)April 25
Festa dei Lavoratori (National Holiday)May 1
Spring Semester Classes End (Sede)May 24
Spring Semester Classes End (Accademia d'Arte - Beginners Only)May 24
Spring Semester Final Exams (Sede)May 27-31
Spring Semester Classes End (Università degli Studi di Firenze - Scienze Politiche)May 31
Festa della Repubblica (National Holiday)June 2
Spring Semester Classes End (Università degli Studi di Firenze - Studi Umanistici e della Formazione)June 7
Spring Semester Final Exams (Università degli Studi di Firenze - Scienze Politiche)June 3-30
Spring Semester Final Exams (Università degli Studi di Firenze - Studi Umanistici e della Formazione)June 10-30
Spring Semester Classes End (Accademia di Belle Arti)June 22
Festa di San GiovanniJune 24
Spring Semester Final Exams (Accademia di Belle Arti)June 25 - July 5

*It is highly recommended that students arrive a few days before the arrival date so as to settle in before orientation begins.

**Attendance at orientation is mandatory; students should plan their travel accordingly.  During the orientation period students should plan to stay in their city of study for the weekend as meetings may be scheduled during that time.

***Students should not make travel plans for the semester until the seminars have started and they receive their final academic schedule.

Rome 2018-2019 Calendar

Please note that Midterm and Final exam schedules will vary by course.  Students should not make travel plans until they have registered for courses at the beginning of the semester in Italy.

Fall Term

Arrival Date*(no later than) September 10
Orientation**September 13 - October 13
First Group Meeting (Sede in Florence)September 13-14
Fall Semester Classes Begin (Sede)September 17
"Welcome Week" (La Sapienza)September 17-22
Fall Semester Classes Begin (La Sapienza)September 24
Group Excursion: PisaSeptember 29
Group Excursion: NaplesOctober 12-14
University Seminars Begin***October 22
Festa di Ognissanti (National Holiday)November 1
Group Excursion: PadovaNovember 17
Avant Assessment (Single-Semester Students Only)December TBA
Festa dell'Immacolata Concezione (National HolidayDecember 8
Fall Semester Classes End (Sede)December 14
Fall Semester Final Exams (Sede)December 17-21
Winter VacationDecember 24 - January 6
Fall Semester Classes End (La Sapienza)January TBA
Fall Semester Exams (La Sapienza)January 7-31
Fall Semester  EndsJanuary 31

Spring Term

Sede OpensJanuary 7
Arrival Date*(no later than) February 8
Orientation**February 14 - March 10
First Group Meeting (Sede)February 14 (2:30pm)
Spring Semester Classes Begin (Sede)February 18
Spring Semester Classes Begin (La Sapienza)February 25
Group Excursion: RavennaMarch 16
University Seminars Begin***Week of April 8
Group Excursion: MateraApril 12-14
Easter Break (Sede)April 22-26
Easter Break (La Sapienza)Aprill 18-23
Anniversario della Liberazione (National Holiday)April 25
Festa dei Lavoratori (National Holiday)May 1
Spring Semester Classes End (Sede)May 24
Spring Semester Final Exams (Sede)May 27-31
Spring Semester Classes End (La Sapienza)June 8
Festa della Repubblica (National Holiday)June 2
Spring Semester Final Exams (La Sapienza)June 10-30
Spring Semester Program EndsJune 30

*It is highly recommended that students arrive a few days before the arrival date so as to settle in before orientation begins.

**Attendance at orientation is mandatory; students should plan their travel accordingly.  During the orientation period students should plan to stay in their city of study for the weekend as meetings may be scheduled during that time.

***Students should not make travel plans for the semester until the seminars have started and they receive their final academic schedule.