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.