Summer Session in San Gimignano, Italy
Closed for 2016
May 27, 2016 - June 18, 2016 (3 weeks)
- Eight Merrimack College credits
- Roundtrip airfare
- Hotel accommodations
- Two meals per day
- Transportation and tickets for cultural activities and excursions that are part of the courses
- International health insurance
The application and $1,000 deposit are due no later than December 15, 2015.
*All deposits should be brought directly to the Bursars Office in Austin Hall or paid online. Please make check out to ‘Merrimack College’.
Enroll in two courses taught by Merrimack faculty and earn eight Merrimack College credits.
FAA 2240 “Mapping the Medieval City into the Present”, Dr. John Giordano (4 Credits) Fulfills an Arts & Literature requirement for the LS core.
RTS 2450 “History of Christian Thought”, Dr. Mark Allman (4 credits) Fulfills a Historical Studies requirement for the LS core.
*Courses are instructed in English; no Italian language is required. Both courses satisfy an institutional or distribution requirement.
San Gimignano is one of the most notable and charming locations in Tuscany. The famous towers have contributed to its nickname, “Medieval Manhattan”. While living in San Gimignano, students will appreciate Benozzo Gozzoli’s frescoes of Augustine and enjoy stargazing at night.
Complementing the coursework will be guided visits to surrounding areas, including: Florence, Siena and Rome!