Summer study abroad in Italy students discover that Taormina, Sicily' has a high caliber vibrant art community. Students enrolled in the Summer Term Study in Italy, Sicily programs participate in our Center for Italian Language and Culture's weekly social and cultural activities including Italian Cinema, Italian Art, Literature and History lectures, hiking and boat rides and sport activities.
In addition to the school activities, Taormina hosts many cultural events throughout the year. In summer, Taormina Arte - International Festival for Cinema, Music and Theater - schedules all events in the 2000+ year old Greek Theater just steps from the school.
A Jazz Festival in the Botanical Gardens and numerous contemporary and classical concerts are scheduled throughout the season in outdoor venues which attract visitors to Taormina from all over the country along with European visitors. After classes students enjoy Taormina's world class beaches such as Isola Bella, with its warm, turquoise water and magnificent Nature Preserve.
Students can choose from the following program options listed below. Please click on the specific links to find specific information about the courses available and the program costs.
3 credits in 2 week programs
6 credits in 4 week programs
9 credits in 6 week programs
9 credits in 8 week programs
Housing options varying depending on the duration. Options include housing in pensione (two star hotel) in single room or shared student apartment
CISI Health Insurance
- Click APPLY NOW to set up your Adelphi application.
- Schedule a mandatory advising meeting. Contact CIE.
- Complete the Centro Studi Italiani application
- Meet with your academic advisor for course approvals.
- Complete the AU Course Equivalency Form. Courses must be approved before you depart for your program.
All students studying abroad with Centro Studi Italiani are required to purchase insurance with CISI Insurance, a worldwide coverage plan. For more information about CISI insurance please contact the CIE office.