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
Group ExcursionApril 8
University Seminars BeginApril 9
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
Group ExcursionApril 8
University Seminars BeginApril 9
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.

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
Group ExcursionApril 8
University Seminars BeginApril 9
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 2016-2017 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.

 Spring Term

Sede OpensJanuary 9
OrientationFebruary 6 - March 3
First Group Meeting (Sede-48 Via degli Alfani)February 6 (10am)
Spring Semester Classes Begin (Sede)February 13
Spring Semester Classes Begin (Scuola di Scienze Politiche "Cesare Alfieri")February 27
Spring Semester Classes Begin (Sculoa di Studi Umanistici e della Formazione)February 27
Group Excursion (TBA)March 3-5
University Seminars Begin (Scienze Politiche & Umanistici)March 27
Group Excursion (TBA)April 8
Easter Break (Umanistici)April 13-19
Easter Break (Sede & Scienze Politiche)April 17-21
Anniversario della Liberazione (Holiday)April 25
Festa dei lavoratori (Holiday)May 1
Spring Semester Classes End (Sede)May 26
Spring Semester Final Exams (Sede)May 29 - June 1
Spring Semester Classes End (Scienze Politiche & Umanistici)June 1
Festa della Repubblica (Holiday)June 2
Spring Semester Final Exams (Scienze Politiche & Umanistici)June 5-30
Spring Semester Program EndsJune 30

*It is highly recommended that student 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.

Fall Term

Arrival Date*(no later than) September 7
Orientation**September 8 - October 8
First Group Meeting (Sede-48 Via degli Alfani)September 8 (10am)
Fall Semester Classes Begin (Sede)September 12
Fall Semester Classes Begin (Scuola di Scienze Politiche "Cesare Alfieri")September 12
Fall Semester Classes Begin (Scuola di Studi Umanistici e della Formazione)September 19
Group Excursion (TBA)September 30 - October 2
University Seminars Begin (Scienze Politiche)October 10
University Seminars Begin (Umanistici)October 17
Festa di Ognissanti (Holiday)November 1
Group Excursion (TBA)November 12
Festa dell'Immacolata Concezione (Holiday)December 8
Fall Semester Classes End (Scienze Politiche)December 9
Fall Semester Classes End (Sede)December 16
Fall Semester Final Exams (Scienze Politiche)December 12-21
Fall Semester Final Exams (Sede)December 19-22
Fall Semester Classes End (Umanistici)December 23
Winter VacationDecember 23 - January 6
Fall Semester Exams (Umanistici)January 9-31
Fall Semester Program EndsJanuary 31

*It is highly recommended that student 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 2016-17 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.

Spring Term

Sede Opens (FlorenceJanuary 9
Arrival Date*(no later than) February 7
Orientation**February 9 - March 3
Group travels to Florence for OrientationFebruary 9-11
Spring Semester Classes Begin (Middlebury)February 13 (week of)
Spring Semester Classes Begin (Università, Studi Umanistici)February 27
Ultimo giorno di Carnevale (Holiday)February 28
Group Excursion (TBA)March 3-5
University Seminars BeginMarch 20
Group Excursion (TBA)April 8
Easter BreakApril 13-19
Anniversario della liberazione (Holiday)April 25
Festa dei lavoratori (Holiday)May 1
Spring Semester Finals  (Università)May 29 -June 30
Spring Semester EndsJune 30

*It is highly recommended that student 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.

Rome 2016-2017 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.

Spring Term

Sede Opens (Florence)January 9
Arrival Date*(no later than) February 7
Orientation**February 8 - March 3
First Group Meeting (Lobby of Globus Hotel, viale Ippocrate 119, Rome)February 8 (2pm)
Group Travels to Florence for Orientation ActivitiesFebruary 9-11
Spring Semester Classes Begin (Middlebury)February 13
Group Excursion (TBA)March 3-5
Spring Semester Classes Begin (Università, Lettere e Filosofia)March 6
University Seminars BeginMarch 27
Group Excursion (TBA)April 8
Easter BreakApril 13-19
Anniversario della liberazione (Holiday)April 25
Festa dei lavoratori (Holiday)May 1
Spring Semester Final Exams (Università)June 5-30
Spring Semester EndsJune 30

*It is highly recommended that student 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.

Fall Term

Arrival Date*(no later than) September 11
Orientation**September 12-30
First Group Meeting (Lobby of Globus Hotal, viale Ippocrate 119, Rome)September 12 (2pm)
Group Travels to Florence for Orientation ActivitiesSeptember 13-17
Fall Semester Classes Begin (Middlebury)September 19
Fall Semester Classes Begin (Università, Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche)September 26
Group Excursion (TBA)September 30 - October 2
Fall Semester Classes Begin (Università, Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia)October 10
University Seminars Begin (Scienze Politiche)October 17
University Seminars Begin (Lettere)October 24
Festa di Ognissanti (Holiday)November 1
Group Excursion (TBA)November 12
Fall Semester Final Exams (Middlebury)December 19-22
Fall Semester Classes End (Scienze Politiche)December 23
Winter VacationDecember 24 - January 6
Fall Semester Final Exams Begin (Scienze Politiche)January 9
Fall Semester Classes End (Lettere)January 14
Fall Semester Exams Begin (Lettere)January 16
Fall Semester EndsJanuary 31

*It is highly recommended that student 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.