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)February 19
Spring Semester Classes Begin (Sapienza, Università di Roma)February TBA
Group ExcursionMarch 10
Easter Break (Sapienza, Università di Roma)March 29 - April 4
University seminars beginApril 9
Group ExcursionApril 20-22
Anniversario della Liberazione (National Holiday)April 25
Festa dei Lavoratori (National Holiday)May 1
Spring Semester Classes End (Middlebury)May 18
Spring Semester Final Exams (Middlebury)May 21-25
Spring Semester Classes End (Sapienza, Università di Roma)June TBA
Festa della Repubblica (National Holiday)June 2
Spring Semester Final Exams (Sapienza, Università di Roma)June TBA - 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.

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)February TBA
Group ExcursionMarch 10
Easter Break (Studi Umanistici)March 29 - April 4
Easter Break (Middlebury & Scienze Politiche)April 2-6
University Seminars BeginApril 9
Group ExcursionApril 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)June TBA
Festa della Repubblica (National Holiday)June 2
Spring Semester Final Exams (Università degli Studi di Firenze)June 5-30
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.

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 19
Spring Semester Classes Begin (Università degli Studi di Ferrara)February 26
Group ExcursionMarch 10
Easter Break (Università degli Studi di Ferrara)March 29 - April 4
University Seminars BeginApril 9
Group ExcursionApril 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 25
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.