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  • Locations: Orvieto, Italy; Rome, Italy
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 04/15/2018
04/18/2018 06/29/2018 07/14/2018

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Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Minimum GPA: 2.5
Housing: Residence Hall Eligible Year: Graduate, Undergraduate
Program Type: Faculty-Led
Program Description:
Orvieto Orvieto 2016
Travel Dates: June 29 - July 14, 2018Orvieto map
Spend two weeks in Italy this summer exploring the biological, developmental and social bases of multicultural issues in counseling and psychology. Professor Jairo Fuertes, Ph.D., has been bringing groups of Adelphi students to Orvieto since 2012, letting them explore how culture, history, tradition and language influence psychological development and behavior. This course includes research on assessment, intervention with underrepresented populations, and clinical cases that focus on international populations and underserved sexual and racial groups. Students will also spend several days in Rome visiting the counseling center at Sapienza University of Rome, learning from Italian professionals and interacting with Italian students of psychology. This course is taught at the graduate level, but open to undergraduate students.


Students register for Multi-Cultural Issues in Counseling during Summer Session II (PMH 0507-505, 3 credits) in order to participate in this program. Although most of the work will be done in Italy, there will be a pre-departure class session at Adelphi.
2018 Orvieto Itineary_SeptDraft.doc

Faculty Director

Jairo Fuertes, Professor of Psychology

Program fees
The program fee for the 2018 program to Orvieto, Italy is estimated at $1350 + airfare + tuition 

The program fee includes:

- Double occupancy accommodation in Orvieto 
- Continental breakfast daily
- CISI international health insurance
- 3 group meals
- Ground transfer from Rome airport to Orvieto
- Train tickets from Orvieto to Rome
- One day tour of three towns in Tuscany and two tours in Orvieto
- Guest speakers

The program fee does not include:
- Round-trip airfare (estimated at $1,300)
- 3 Adelphi graduate credits ($3,630 charged to tuition account)
- Adelphi study abroad fee ($150 charged to tuition account)
- Return transport in Italy for return flight
- Personal expenses 
- Most meals
- Passport
- Tourist activities in Rome

Application Procedures & Deadlines

You can apply directly online by clicking "Apply Now" above.  You will then need to come by the Center for International Education to make a deposit and reserve your spot. Cash and check are acceptable forms of payment. Program acceptance is done on a first-come, first-serve basis, based on the order in which the deposits are received. Your application will be considered incomplete without the program deposit. The payment timeline is as follows.  Please note that a $50 non-refundable late fee will be assessed for each payment deadline missed. 

Before March 9 to secure your spot:  $300 non-refundable deposit 
April 18 : $500
May 2: $550

Refund & cancellation policy

All late payment fees are non-refundable. 
The $300 program deposit is non-refundable unless the program is cancelled.  An attempt to recover funds from our tour providers will be made, but no refund is guaranteed.

Financial Aid/Scholarships

All students participating in Adelphi faculty-led programs may be eligible to have their financial aid package re-evaluated based on the additional program fees listed above.  Keep in mind that most re-evaluations result only in an increase in loan eligibility and funds may not be available until after the start date of the program.  Students who anticipate using loans must be registered for a minimum of 6 credits.  Students are responsible for meeting all payment deadlines above, regardless of their financial aid status.  If you would like to discuss your financial aid package, you should visit the Student Financial Services office in the lower level of Levermore Hall.  

Any traditional undergraduate Adelphi student participating in an Adelphi faculty-led program is eligible to apply for the Adelphi Study Abroad Scholarship.  Find more information here.


Orvieto 2017

This program is currently not accepting applications.