Athena Study Abroad in Tuscania, Italy

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Program Description

Tuscania is a charming Italian city nestled in the countryside near Rome. Due to the small town feel of the city students in this program will truly be immersed in the surrounding culture. To be even more in depth into the culture, students are offered a homestay option with a local family, meals included! Otherwise, students will stay in apartment-style housing and receive meal vouchers. For students interested in a volunteer program in addition to credit, you can choose a variety of ways to share your time. Some options include the Theater "Rivellino," Etruscan museum, public school, tourist agency, and the Red Cross.


Some field trips are included in the cost of the program to expand a student's view of Italy! Such destinations may include the Palace Farnese in Caprarola, Termi dei Papi, and Bolsena Lake.
Lorenzo de Medici, Athena's partner school in Tuscania, offers a very special course in the summer. For those who are studying-or just interested in-archaeology, there is an 4-week Archaeology Field School that is offered in the month of July!

What`s Included

Housing in shared student apartment or homestays
Utilities up to $75/month
Apartment-living students: One meal voucher for lunch or dinner, Monday to Thursday
Homestay-living students: Meals with family
Cultural activities
Arrival pickup in Rome
Student services including cultural and social events (some for additional fees)
On-site orientation
Welcome and farewell receptions
Services of an on-site student advisor
Internet access
On-campus library services
Pre-departure guide and advising
Online account management
Coordination of program alumni contact
Cell phone rental with free incoming calls, including from the U.S.
24-hour emergency line to advisors (health issues)
Health insurance from HTH Worldwide, a global leader in international health insurance
Official transcript from Scuola Lorenzo de' Medici (LdM)
Arrangement of U.S. accredited transcript, if necessary (additional transcript fees apply)
Advice on acquiring an Italian student VISA
Assistance in preparing documents for Permit of Stay
Contribution to a world charity through Students Offering Support (S.O.S.), the charitable arm of Athena
Unparalleled personalized service


Archaeology, Classical Studies, Communications, Creative Writing, Culinary Arts, Drawing, Film, History, International Business, Italian, Literature, Painting, Photography, Psychology, Theater, Drama, Dance

Program Locations

Tuscania, Italy

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Program Details

Athena Study Abroad
  • Italy: Tuscania
School Term:
Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer
Semester: $13,690; Summer: $4,990; Summer Archaeology Field School: $6,890
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