Rome, Italy

Open Campus Block

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Information for term Open Campus Block

Application deadline, and cost information.

Application Deadline

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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: Aug 17 – Sep 26, 2020 (6 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: Sep 28 – Nov 7, 2020 (6 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: Nov 9 – Dec 19, 2020 (6 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

November 1, 2020
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: November 1, 2020
  • Dates: Jan 4 – Feb 13, 2021 (6 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

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November 1, 2020
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: November 1, 2020
  • Dates: Feb 15 – Mar 27, 2021 (6 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

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November 1, 2020
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: November 1, 2020
  • Dates: Mar 29 – May 8, 2021 (6 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

The application deadline has passed.

Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: Aug 17 – Nov 7, 2020 (12 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

The application deadline has passed.

Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: Sep 28 – Dec 19, 2020 (12 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

The application deadline has passed.

Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: Aug 17 – Dec 19, 2020 (18 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

November 1, 2020
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: November 1, 2020
  • Dates: Jan 4 – Mar 27, 2021 (12 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

November 1, 2020
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: November 1, 2020
  • Dates: Feb 15 – May 8, 2021 (12 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

November 1, 2020
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: November 1, 2020
  • Dates: Jan 4 – May 8, 2021 (18 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

The application deadline has passed.

Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: Aug 17, 2020 – May 8, 2021 (38 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 per block semester hours / 9 per block quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Overview

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This program has been modified for Fall 2020. Please review the program modifications for important information on specific changes.


The Eternal City beckons those whose passion for food, art, cultural, and history is inexhaustible. Experience Rome your way by customizing your study abroad term on the Open Campus Block Program. Take one, two, or three six-week blocks, select your courses from a wide range of subject areas. In Rome, you’ll be located in the Prati neighborhood, right in the heart of Rome and walking distance to the Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, and Campo de Fiore. 

Stay in Rome the entire time or spend other blocks at our Global Institute locations in Berlin, Buenos Aires, Cape Town, Copenhagen, London, Madrid, Yucatán, Monteverde, Paris, Santiago, Shanghai, and Sydney.

  • Visit

    the historic center of Rome.

  • Explore

    the Vatican Museums, St. Peters and much more.

  • Learn

    how to make fresh pasta.

  • capacity in the Colosseum of Rome, the largest amphitheater in the world

    87K
  • people in the metropolitan area of Rome

    3.7M
  • euros collected from the famous Trevi Fountain every night

    3,000

Location & Culture

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With a history of over 2,500 years and a population of 4.3 million, Rome is one of the most vibrant cities in the world. The city is home to hundreds of churches, monuments, museums, as well as some of the most visited places in the world - Saint Peter’s Basilica, the Vatican Museums, the Colosseum, the Spanish Steps, and the Pantheon - all of which you’ll have a chance to see for yourself.

The Culture

Study Tour

Embark on a two-night/three-day study tour included in your program. Explore Venice, the oldest tourist and cultural centres and take in the ornate marbled and frescoed palaces, bell towers, and domes. Or immerse yourself Sardinia, which hosts more than 7000 Nuragic sites: these extraordinary monuments testify to an ancient, mysterious culture, dating back to the 16th to 15th Centuries B.C. Of these many areas, the Palmavera and Anghelu Ruju complexes in Alghero bear witness to the prehistoric origins of the region, starting in the Neolithic era.

EXCURSIONS & ACTIVITIES

  • Visit numerous significant Rome locations to underscore and expand on in-class lessons.
  • Students participate in a two-night, three-day study tour to another region in Italy during each academic block. All study tour expenses are included in the program fee. 

Sample study tours:

  • Explore the ancient ruins of Pompeii before heading to the Amalfi Coast to see its stunning cliffs and learn about its tradition of local businesses and craftsmanship. 
  • Experience the Veneto region and its charming towns of Venice and Padua or fly across the sea to the island of Sicily and its late Baroque heritage in the Val di Noto.

PROJECTS

 

  • Volunteering. Help out at local retirement communities, arts organizations, youth centers, homeless shelters, and more.
  • Language support. Italian language partners (typically local Italian students) are available to help students practice and improve their Italian language skills.
  • Students interested in one of the following Academic Projects must submit additional materials as part of their course selection:
  • Internships. Build new skills and intercultural competencies and become an active member of the Rome professional environment by interning at a local business.
  • Research. Pursue a research project of your own design incorporating independent, local fieldwork.
  • Service-learning. Combine course-based learning with practical, relevant project experience to meet a community-defined need.

 

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Daily Life

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  • HOUSING

    Apartments Students share apartments in historic buildings in Prati or Trastevere. Apartments will be located in safe residential areas, close to markets, shops, restaurants, and public transportation. Apartments house 4-7 CIEE students in double or triple bedrooms and some students may also share their apartment with a local student – known as Buddies, from the Roma Tre University. Apartments are within walking distance or a short commute of the CIEE Global Institute.

  • MEALS

    Apartments Meals are not included.

Rome, Italy

Where You'll Study

  • A

    GLOBAL INSTITUTE CAMPUS

    Rome

  • B

    ROMA TRE UNIVERSITY

    Rome

Academics

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Academics

Students enroll in one, two, or three six-week blocks, taking two courses during each block. This program gives students the flexibility to stay in Rome the entire time or spend other blocks at our Global Institute locations in Berlin, Buenos Aires, Cape Town, Copenhagen, London, Madrid, Monteverde, Paris, Rome, Santiago, Shanghai, Sydney, and Yucatán. Students may select one of six academic tracks:
Business; Communications, Journalism, and New Media; Global and Community Health; International Relations and Political Science; Language, Literature, and Culture; or STEM and Society.

Roma Tre University. Eligible students staying in Rome for three blocks may be able to enroll in one local university course at Roma Tre University. Courses are offered in English and in Italian. Students should consult with CIEE staff before enrolling.

GPA

2.5

Language Prerequisites

There are no specific language requirements for this program.

Program Requirements

Students are required to enroll in two courses each block. Students attending the program for all three blocks in a semester may select one block in which to enroll in only one course.

Program Credit

  • One block: 6 U.S semester/9 quarter credits
  • Two blocks: 12 U.S. semester/18 quarter credits
  • Three blocks: 15-18 U.S. semester/22.5-27 quarter credits

Course Credit

  • CIEE courses: typically, 3 U.S. semester/4.5 quarter credits; 45 contact hours
    • language courses: 3 U.S. semester/4.5 quarter credits; 60 contact hours
  • CIEE Internship: 3 U.S. semester/4.5 quarter credits; 15 seminar hours, 100-120 internship placement hours
  • CIEE Directed Independent Research: 3 U.S. semester/4.5 quarter credits; 15 contact hours, 100-120 research hours
  • CIEE Service-Learning Project: 3 U.S. semester/4.5 quarter credits; 15 seminar hours, 90 service hours

Academic Culture

Each six-week course is a full semester in content, so the pace is accelerated, and the workload is demanding. CIEE courses are designed to follow U.S. academic culture and standards. The class environment typically features a combination of traditional lecture and discussion with co-curricular excursions and activities. Heavy emphasis is placed on student participation. To avoid falling behind, students should not plan personal travel out of Rome when classes are in session and plan trips for the long weekends in between blocks.

Class Format

Courses taught at the CIEE Global Institute are typically for CIEE students only. Classes are scheduled Monday-Friday and meet either two, three, or four times per week, and attendance is strictly enforced both for classes and required co-curricular excursions. Students should expect an average of two hours of preparation required for each hour in class. Instruction is supported and augmented online by our learning management system, Canvas. Courses at the local university, Roma Tre, are taken with Italian and other international students.

Grading

The U.S. grading scale of A-F is used. Students’ grades are based on attendance, class participation, homework, project work, presentations, and midterm and final examinations. Learning outcomes assessment is continuous through personal reflections, evaluation feedback, self-assessment, and requirements as set out in course syllabi.

Language of Instruction

English and/or Italian

Courses

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Course Information

Course Notes

  • Courses are listed below by block and track; course list subject to change. Courses are in English unless otherwise noted. “GI” denotes courses that are offered at multiple CIEE locations.
  • Use the Course Comparison Tools to compare classes offered across all Open Campus Block programs for each block:
  • Mobile students studying for three blocks who wish to complete a lab course (offered in London, Monteverde, and Yucatán) will be required to opt out of one course to remain within the program credit range.

Academic Projects

  • Each Academic Project (Internship, Service-Learning, Directed Independent Research) placement will be designed based on the student’s project learning goals, qualifications, resume, and availability of placements. The process is highly individualized and goal oriented. Students enrolled in an Academic Project will receive additional academic support that informs and enhances the placement experience.
  • Students applying for an Academic Project are required to submit additional materials during the course selection process.
  • To qualify for participation, students must be in the location for at least one block in advance of the Academic Project to prepare for and secure placement. As a result, students participate in an Academic Project in either Block II or III.

Language Classes

  • During course selection, students interested in an Italian language course will be instructed to take an online Italian language assessment to determine their proficiency level. Enrollment will be finalized on site and is based on assessment outcomes.
  • Students not enrolled in three-credit language classes may add the non-credit “Survival Italian” course to their course load during the on-site orientation.

Fall 2019 CIEE Courses

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Fall Block I

Business Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Communications, Journalism, and New Media Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

International Relations and Political Science Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Language, Literature, and Culture Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

STEM and Society Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit
 
Course
Language
Semester Credit
Fall Block II

Business Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Communications, Journalism, and New Media Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Global and Community Health Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

International Relations and Political Science Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Language, Literature, and Culture Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

STEM and Society Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit
 
Course
Language
Semester Credit
Fall Block III

Business Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Communications, Journalism, and New Media Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Language, Literature, and Culture Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

STEM and Society Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit
 
Course
Language
Semester Credit

Spring 2021 CIEE Courses

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Spring Block I

Business Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Communications, Journalism, and New Media Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Global and Community Health Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

International Relations and Political Science Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Language, Literature, and Culture Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

STEM and Society Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit
 
Course
Language
Semester Credit
Spring Block II

Business Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Communications, Journalism, and New Media Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

International Relations and Political Science Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Language, Literature, and Culture Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

STEM and Society Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit
 
Course
Language
Semester Credit
Spring Block III

Business Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Communications, Journalism, and New Media Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

International Relations and Political Science Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Language, Literature, and Culture Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

STEM and Society Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit
 
Course
Language
Semester Credit

Spring 2020 CIEE Courses

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Spring Block I

Business Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Communications, Journalism, and New Media Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Global and Community Health Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

International Relations and Political Science Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Language, Literature, and Culture Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

STEM and Society Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit
 
Course
Language
Semester Credit
Spring Block II

Business Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Communications, Journalism, and New Media Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

International Relations and Political Science Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Language, Literature, and Culture Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

STEM and Society Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit
 
Course
Language
Semester Credit
Spring Block III

Business Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Communications, Journalism, and New Media Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

International Relations and Political Science Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit

Language, Literature, and Culture Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit
ITAL 1001 ROIT: Italian Language - Beginning I
Italian
3

STEM and Society Track

Course
Language
Semester Credit
 
Course
Language
Semester Credit

Host Institution Courses

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Students studying in Rome for three consecutive blocks in a semester may be eligible to take one course at Roma Tre University. Prer-equisites may apply, and Roma Tre courses are likely to span multiple blocks and may conflict with selected CIEE classes. Admission is at the discretion of the university and enrollment for eligible students will occur on site.  

Note: This course listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract between CIEE and any applicant, student, institution, or other party. The courses, as described, may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curricular revisions, assignment of lecturers and teaching staff, and program development. Courses may be canceled due to insufficient enrollment.

Scholarships

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Scholarships & Grants

CIEE offers more than $8 million in scholarships and grants annually to help students like you make your study abroad dream a reality.

Students who apply to this program are eligible for the following scholarships and grants:

  • Ping Scholarships for Academic Excellence
  • Global Access Initiative (GAIN) Grants
  • McDermott Health Sciences, Nursing, and Public Health Merit Scholarships
  • Stohl International Undergraduate Research Scholarships
  • Open Campus Grant
  • CIEE Gilman Go Global Grant
  • MSI Grant

To be considered, submit the CIEE Scholarships & Grants application within your CIEE program application. Learn more at the Scholarships & Grants section of our website.

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Dates & Fees

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Dates & Fees

You get more for every dollar when you study abroad with CIEE, because our high-quality programs include everything from excursions to insurance. There are no hidden charges, and no disappointing surprises when you arrive.

In blocks I and II, courses and formal activities end on the last Thursday of the block, and in block III, on the last Friday. Students are free to use the time between blocks as they choose, either remaining in their location or using the time for their own travel pursuits. Students changing locations must check into their new Global Institute by the first Monday of the block for local orientation, with classes starting on the first Wednesday of each block. In all cases, students are provided with continuous accommodation, and should speak with CIEE staff for more details.

Program

Application Due

Start Date

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Fees & Housing

Fall Block I 2020 6 weeks Deadline Passed Aug 17, 2020 Sep 26, 2020
$1,800
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $383 **

Housing = $950

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $1,800

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $900

International Airfare = $1,250

Local Transportation = $60

Books & Supplies = $100

Personal expenses = $950

Total Estimated Costs = $3,260

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

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This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required by their US home institution to study abroad via CIEE's School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

Fall Blocks I, II 2020 12 weeks Deadline Passed Aug 17, 2020 Nov 7, 2020
$6,650
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $3,608 **

Housing = $2,575

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $6,650

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $1,800

International Airfare = $1,250

Local Transportation = $120

Books & Supplies = $200

Personal expenses = $1,900

Total Estimated Costs = $5,270

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required by their US home institution to study abroad via CIEE's School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

Fall Blocks I, II, III 2020 18 weeks Deadline Passed Aug 17, 2020 Dec 19, 2020
$11,500
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $6,833 **

Housing = $4,200

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $11,500

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $2,700

International Airfare = $1,250

Local Transportation = $180

Books & Supplies = $300

Visa Fees = $60 ††

Potential travel to consulate for visa = $500 †††

Personal expenses = $2,850

Other = $250 ††††

Total Estimated Costs = $8,090

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required by their US home institution to study abroad via CIEE's School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

†† Full-semester students only. To be paid at Italian consulate in US

††† If no consulate in your home area

†††† Full-semester students only. Residence Permit fee due upon application for permit once in Rome

Fall Block II 2020 6 weeks Deadline Passed Sep 28, 2020 Nov 7, 2020
$4,850
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $2,758 **

Housing = $1,625

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $4,850

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $900

International Airfare = $1,250

Local Transportation = $60

Books & Supplies = $100

Personal expenses = $950

Total Estimated Costs = $3,260

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required by their US home institution to study abroad via CIEE's School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

Fall Blocks II, III 2020 12 weeks Deadline Passed Sep 28, 2020 Dec 19, 2020
$9,700
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $5,983 **

Housing = $3,250

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $9,700

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $1,800

International Airfare = $1,250

Local Transportation = $120

Books & Supplies = $200

Personal expenses = $1,900

Total Estimated Costs = $5,270

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required by their US home institution to study abroad via CIEE's School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

Fall Block III 2020 6 weeks Deadline Passed Nov 9, 2020 Dec 19, 2020
$4,850
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $2,758 **

Housing = $1,625

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $4,850

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $900

International Airfare = $1,250

Local Transportation = $60

Books & Supplies = $100

Personal expenses = $950

Total Estimated Costs = $3,260

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required by their US home institution to study abroad via CIEE's School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

OC Academic Year 2020-2021 38 weeks Deadline Passed Aug 17, 2020 May 8, 2021
Spring Block I 2021 6 weeks Nov 1, 2020 Jan 4, 2021 Feb 13, 2021
Spring Blocks I, II 2021 12 weeks Nov 1, 2020 Jan 4, 2021 Mar 27, 2021
Spring Blocks I, II, III 2021 18 weeks Nov 1, 2020 Jan 4, 2021 May 8, 2021
Spring Block II 2021 6 weeks Nov 1, 2020 Feb 15, 2021 Mar 27, 2021
Spring Blocks II, III 2021 12 weeks Nov 1, 2020 Feb 15, 2021 May 8, 2021
Spring Block III 2021 6 weeks Nov 1, 2020 Mar 29, 2021 May 8, 2021

To help you budget, keep in mind that students are responsible for the cost of international airfare, local transportation, books and supplies, visas, and personal expenses. In addition, your college or university may charge additional fees for study abroad, or may require you to receive a transcript via CIEE's School of Record, which carries an additional fee of $500.

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What's Included

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What's Included

Tuition
Housing
Pre-departure Advising
Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
Orientation
Introduction to your program plus practical information about living in your host city
On-site Staff
Full-time program leadership and support in your city
Excursions and/or Study Tours
Travel Protection
CIEE iNext and a local liability insurance
24/7 emergency on-site support

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