Spend your summer uncovering the archaeology and history of Castiglione del Lago in this charming medieval town in Umbra. For six weeks, you will take a theoretical and a practical course, giving you a comprehensive overview of archaeological research and fieldwork as applied to the civilizations that shaped the area.
Arcadia opens the doors to new experiences, different academic learning, people, cultures and perspectives so you can build your own lifelong learning and memories:
- Enjoy academic success – earn credit abroad
- Explore a new world – excursions, activities, events, and so much more!
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- Boost your resume – employers AND graduate schools.
Travel to fascinating places of interest that enhance your cultural immersion and give a meaningful context to your academic courses. Here is a sampling:
- Amalfi Coast
- Film Series
- Roman Baths and Wine Vineyards in Viterbo
- and more...
Academics & Curriculum
You will study two courses for three credits each:
ARCL 340 Archaeological Heritage of Lake Trasimeno, equivalent to CLAS 150
ARFW 350 Archaeological Field Workshop, equivalent to ANTH 206
Accommodation & Meals
Students will live in modernly furnished studio apartments (2-3 students each) directly on the lakeshore, a short walking distance from supermarkets and the archaeological site. All apartments include furnished kitchens. Bus and train services directly connect Castiglione to other cities, including Rome and Florence, making it easy to travel over weekends. For more information, visit the Arcadia accommodation website.