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Urbino, Italy

The Italian Renaissance
Summer 2015

Course No:

  • PHIL 101
  • ART 131
  • HNRS 285
  • HNRS 385

*By special arrangement you may be able to receive upper-level honors credit in literature, philosophy, art, history, music, or other related areas. Contact Dr. Clifford in the honors office for details.


July 5 - August 5, 2015 (Tentative)

Course Description:

Often called “la città ideale” (the ideal city) of the Italian Renaissance, Urbino itself is a harmonious architectural work of art, a unity of a city and landscape recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. From July 5 to August 5, 2015, the Honors College will host a study abroad program in Urbino. Students will study the literature, philosophy, art, architecture, and culture of the Italian Renaissance and receive up to six hours of honors credit. 

Special Honors College scholarships are available. All students participating in the Honors College (Presidential Honors Program and the Honors Degree Program) are eligible to apply.

Also, check out the special song on "The Streets of Urbino" made by Program Director, Dr. Craig Clifford. 

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Approximate cost:

The approximate cost of the program is $4,000, depending on the exchange rate, airfares, and the number of students. This program cost includes airfare, housing for 30 nights, breakfast, and one full meal each day for 30 days in the university dining hall, guided tours, insurance, wifi, and most classroom materials. Does not include tuition and fees.

Contact Program Director:

Dr. Craig Clifford

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