Students will have the opportunity to spend their summer uncovering the archaeology and history of Castiglione del Lago in this charming medieval town in Umbra. For six weeks, students will take a theoretical and a practical course, giving them a comprehensive overview of archaeological research and fieldwork as applied to the civilizations that shaped the area.
Academics & Curriculum
This program consists of two courses and academic excursions. Excursions are designed to enhance student understanding of the territory’s history, while also providing the opportunity to study and visit neighboring archaeological sites and major museum collections.
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 on housing and meals, click here.
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.