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Study in Reggio Emilia, Italy
  • Take courses in education, health, communications, and Italian language at an award-winning university.
  • Enjoy field trips, optional tours, and other opportunities to explore the Emilia-Romagna region—a culturally and naturally rich and varied region of Italy—including cobblestone streets, rolling hillsides, and luxurious beaches on the Adriatic Sea.
  • Live and study in a bike- and pedestrian-friendly city known for having one of the highest qualities of life in Italy—one that offers free wifi throughout the university and city.
  • Truly savor the cuisine of the region—arguably the country’s best food! No better place to taste and learn about authentic Italian food than directly from the source.
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Quick Details
Available Terms
Two summer sessions
Fall or Spring semester
Yearlong 


Programs Of Study
 Education, Communications, Health, and Italian Language

Language of Instruction
English/Italian


 
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Program Highlights

- Live and study in a charming city known for having one of the highest qualities of life in Italy. Many locals enjoy riding bikes throughout the city as part of a slow-paced lifestyle.

-Take courses in Italian language, education, health, and communications at an award-winning university.

-Enjoy field trips, optional tours, and other opportunities to explore Emilia-Romagna—this culturally and naturally rich and varied region of Italy.

-Truly savor the cuisine of the region—some say the country’s best food! The region is known for parmesan cheese, balsamic vinegar, and more.

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Why Study In Reggio Emilia?
The Reggio Emilia program is ideal for students interested in studying Italian language, education, communications, and health issues in a charming midsize city in north-central Italy. With fewer than 200,000 inhabitants, and an award-winning university, Reggio Emilia is a perfect location for students looking to immerse themselves in Italian culture away from crowded tourist destinations. This city of Roman origin, where the Italian tricolor flag was born, is rich in history, culture, and tradition.

Reggio, as it is called simply by its inhabitants, is known for having one of the highest qualities of life in Italy, and many say that it is home to the country's best food! Students love its active student campus life, and the community’s focus on the outdoors, whether riding a bike on the city’s 41 kilometers of bike paths or enjoying some of the city’s 31 parks. You will enjoy strolling through the recently renovated city center, many cobblestone streets, and spacious piazzas where open markets are held at least three days per week.

You can take courses in Italian language, health, education, and communications. Through a variety of field trips you will have firsthand exposure to the history, food, culture and beautiful natural surroundings of the city of Reggio Emilia and the region of Emilia-Romagna. In addition to various high-quality courses taught by local and international professors, the program includes field trips and local visits in the city and neighboring towns, countryside, and nearby sites of unique interest.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UMass/IPO Application Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 12/01/2018 ** Varies 01/08/2019 05/11/2019
Fall 2019 05/01/2019 ** Varies 08/27/2019 12/30/2019
Summer Session 2 2019 05/01/2019 ** Varies 07/03/2019 08/03/2019
Academic Year 2019-2020 05/01/2019 ** Varies 08/27/2019 05/13/2020
Summer Session 1 2019 05/01/2019 ** Varies 05/21/2019 06/27/2019

** Indicates rolling admissions.

If you are applying to a partner program, you must check their website for ACTUAL APPLICATION DEADLINES. The posted deadline above indicates when your UMass Abroad application materials are due and the program’s deadline may be sooner.