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 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
Fall Semester Classes Begin (Università degli Studi di Ferrara)October 1
Group ExcursionOctober 12-14
University Seminars BeginWeek of October 22
Festa di Ognissanti (National Holiday)November 1
University HolidayNovember 2
Group ExcursionNovember 17
Festa dell'Immacolata Concezione (National HolidayDecember 8
Fall Semester Classes End (Sede)December 14
Fall Semester Final Exams (Sede)December 18-22
Fall Semester Classes End (Università degli Studi di Ferrara)December 21
Winter VacationDecember 24 - January 6
Fall Semester Exams (Università degli Studi di Ferrara)January 7-31
Fall Semester Program 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 (Università degli Studi di Ferrara)February 25
Group ExcursionMarch 9
University Seminars BeginWeek of April 8
Group ExcursionApril 12-13
Easter Break (Sede)April 22-26
Easter Break (Università degli Studi di Ferrara)April 18-24
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 (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.

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

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
Fall Semester Classes Begin (Accademia d'Arte - Beginners Only)October 1
Group ExcursionOctober 12-14
Fall Semester Classes Begin (Accademia di Belle Arte)October 15
University Seminars BeginWeek of October 22
Festa di Ognissanti (National Holiday)November 1
Group ExcursionNovember 17
Fall Semester Classes End (Accademia d'Arte - Beginners Only)December 6
Festa dell'Immacolata Concezione (National HolidayDecember 8
Fall Semester Classes End (Sede)December 14
Fall Semester Final Exams (Sede)December 17-21
Fall Semester Classes End (Università degli Studi di Firenze)December TBA
Winter VacationDecember 24 - January 6
Fall Semester Exams (Università degli Studi di Firenze)January 7-31
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 ExcursionMarch 9
University Seminars BeginWeek of April 8
Group ExcursionApril 12-13
Easter Break (Sede)April 22-26
Easter Break (Università degli Studi di Firenze/Accademia d'Arte/Accademia di Belle Arti)TBA
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
Festa della Repubblica (National Holiday)June 2
Spring Semester Classes End (Università degli Studi di Firenze)June 7
Spring Semester Final Exams (Università degli Studi di Firenze)June 10-30
Spring Semester Classes End (Accademia di Belle Arti)June 22
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.

Middlebury Sede Course Schedule: First Week, Fall 2018

Below is the course schedule for the Middlebury Sede in Florence for the orientation week of September 10 of the semester of Fall 2018.

Course schedule and availability is subject to change.

Middlebury Sede Course Schedule: Orientation Week

Middlebury Sede Course Schedule: Fall 2018

Below is the course schedule for the Middlebury Sede in Florence for the Fall 2018 semester.  Course schedule and availability is subject to change.

Sede Course Schedule Fall 2018

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
Fall Semester Classes Begin (La Sapienza)October 1
Group ExcursionOctober 12-14
University Seminars Begin***Week of October 22
Festa di Ognissanti (National Holiday)November 1
Group ExcursionNovember 17
Festa dell'Immacolata Concezione (National HolidayDecember 8
Fall Semester Classes End (Sede)December 14
Fall Semester Final Exams (Sede)December 17-22
Fall Semester Classes End (La Sapienza)TBA
Winter VacationDecember 24 - January 6
Fall Semester Exams (La Sapienza)TBA
Fall Semester  EndsTBA

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)TBA
Group ExcursionMarch 9
University Seminars Begin***Week of April 8
Group ExcursionApril 12-13
Easter Break (Sede)April 22-26
Easter Break (La Sapienza)Aprill 18-24
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)TBA
Festa della Repubblica (National Holiday)June 2
Spring Semester Final Exams End (La Sapienza)June 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.

2017-2018

Ferrara 2017-2018 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 6
Orientation**September 7 - October 7
First Group Meetings (Sede in Florence - 48 Via degli Alfani)September 7 (2pm)
Fall Semester Classes Begin (Middlebury)September 18
Fall Semester Classes Begin (Università degli Studi di Ferrara)October 2
Group ExcursionOctober 6-8
University Seminars BeginOctober 23
Festa di Ognissanti (National Holiday)November 1
Group ExcursionNovember 11
Festa dell'Immacolata Concezione (National Holiday)December 8
Fall Semester Classes End (Middlebury)December 15
Fall Semester Final Exams (Middlebury)December 18-22
Fall Semester Classes End (Università degli Studi di Ferrara)December 22
Winter VacationDecember 23 - January 6
Fall Semester Exams (Università degli Studi di Ferrara)January 8-31
Fall Semester Program EndsJanuary 31

Spring Term

Sede in Florence OpensJanuary 8
Arrival Date*(no later than) February 7
Orientation**February 8 - March 3
First Group Meeting (Sede in Florence - 48 Via degli Alfani)February 8 (2pm)
Spring Semester Classes Begin (Middlebury)February 13
Spring Semester Classes Begin (Università degli Studi di Ferrara)February 26
Group Excursion - RavennaMarch 10
Easter Break (Università degli Studi di Ferrara)March 29 - April 4
University Seminars BeginApril 9
Group Excursion - Assisi & PerguiaApril 20-22
Festa del Santo Patrono San Giorgio (Ferrara Holiday)April 23
Anniversario della Liberazione (National Holiday)April 25
Festa dei Lavoratori (National Holiday)May 1
Spring Semester Classes End (Middlebury)May 19
Spring Semester Exams (Middlebury)May 26
Spring Semester Classes End (Università degli Studi di Ferrara)June 1
Festa della Repubblica (National Holiday)June 2
Spring Semester Final Exams (Università degli Studi di Ferrara)June 4-30
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.

Florence 2017-2018 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 6
Orientation**September 7 - October 7
First Group Meeting (Sede - 48 Via degli Alfani)September 7 (2pm)
Fall Semester Classes Begin (Middlebury)September 18
Fall Semester Classes Begin (Università degli Studi di Firenze)September 18
Group ExcursionOctober 6-8
University Seminars BeginOctober 16
Festa di Ognissanti (National Holiday)November 1
Group ExcursionNovember 11
Festa dell'Immacolata Concezione (National Holiday)December 8
Fall Semester Classes End (Middlebury)December 15
Fall Semester Final Exams (Middlebury)December 18-22
Fall Semester Classes End (Università degli Studi di Firenze)December 22
Winter VacationDecember 23 - January 6
Fall Semester Exams (Università degli Studi di Firenze)January 8-31
Fall Semester Program EndsJanuary 31

Spring Term

Sede OpensJanuary 8
Arrival Date*(no later than) February 7
Orientation**February 8 - March 3
First Group Meeting (Sede - 48 Via degli Alfani)February 8 (2pm)
Spring Semester Classes Begin (Middlebury)February 19
Spring Semester Classes Begin (Università degli Studi di Firenze, Scienze Politiche)February 26
Spring Semester Classes Begin (Università degli Studi di Firenze, Umanistici)March 1
Group Excursion - RavennaMarch 10
Easter Break (Studi Umanistici)March 29 - April 3
Easter Break (Middlebury & Scienze Politiche)April 2-6
University Seminars BeginApril 9
Group Excursion - Assisi & PerugiaApril 20-22
Anniversario della Liberazione (National Holiday)April 25
Festa dei Lavoratori (National Holiday)May 1
Spring Semester Classes End (Middlebury)May 25
Spring Semester Final Exams (Middlebury)May 28 - June 1
Spring Semester Classes End (Università degli Studi di Firenze, Scienze Politiche)June 1
Festa della Repubblica (National Holiday)June 2
Spring Semester Classes End (Università degli Studi di Firenze, Umanistici)June 6
Spring Semester Final Exams (Università degli Studi di Firenze, Scienze Politiche)June 4-30
Spring Semester Final Exams (Università degli Studi di Firenze, Umanistici)June 7-30
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.

Rome 2017-2018 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 6
Orientation**September 7 - October 7
First Group Meeting (Sede in Florence - 48 Via degli Alfani)September 7 (2pm)
Fall Semester Classes Begin (Middlebury)September 18
Fall Semester Classes Begin (Sapienza, Università di Roma)September TBA
Group ExcursionOctober 6-8
University Seminars BeginOctober 23
Festa di Ognissanti (National Holiday)November 1
Group ExcursionNovember 11
Festa dell'Immacolata Concezione (National Holiday)December 8
Fall Semester Classes End (Middlebury)December 15
Fall Semester Exams (Middlebury)TBA
Winter VacationDecember 23 - January 6
Fall Semester Classes End (Sapienza, Università di Roma)January 12
Fall Semester Exams (Sapienza, Università di Roma)January 15-31
Fall Semester Program EndsJanuary 31

Spring Term

Sede Opens (Florence)January 8
Arrival Date*(no later than) February 7
Orientation**February 8 - March 3
First Group Meeting (Sede in Florence - 48 Via degli Alfani)February 8 (2pm)
Spring Semester Classes Begin (Middlebury Sede)February 19
Spring Semester Classes Begin (Sapienza, Università di Roma)February 26
Group Excursion - RavennaMarch 10
Easter Break (Sapienza, Università di Roma)March 29 - April 4
Easter Break (Middlebury Sede)April 2-6
University seminars beginApril 9
Group Excursion - Assisi & PerguiaApril 20-22
Anniversario della Liberazione (National Holiday)April 25
Festa dei Lavoratori (National Holiday)May 1
Spring Semester Classes End (Middlebury Sede)May 25
Spring Semester Final Exams (Middlebury Sede)May 28 - June 1
Spring Semester Classes End (Sapienza, Università di Roma)June 1
Festa della Repubblica (National Holiday)June 2
Spring Semester Final Exams (Sapienza, Università di Roma)June 4-30
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.