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  • Locations: Castiglion Fiorentino, Italy; Florence, Italy; Pisa, Italy; Rome, Italy; Venice, Italy
  • Program Terms: Spring
  • Restrictions: Texas A&M University applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Program Description:

A&M Italy Communication Spring 2019

Faculty Leaders

Heidi Campbell
David Tarvin

Nancy Street

Study Abroad Advisor
Olga Catalena

Rome Coliseum

Santa Chiara students drawing

Ponte di Veccio

January 31 (arrival on February 1) - May 2, 2019 


  • COMM 485 Directed Studies- Italy (3 hrs)
  • COMM 350 Theories of Mediated Communication (3 hrs)
  • COMM 335  Intercultural Communication  (3 hrs)
  • COMM 480 Religious Communication (3 hrs)
  • COMM 434 Rhetoric of Humor (3 hrs)
  • CARC 331 Field Studies in Design Philosophy - History of Art (3 hrs)
  • CARC 311 Field Studies in Design Communication - an art class (3 hrs) *an option for COMM students
Students who have already taken one or more of these communication courses have other options available. Please consult with the faculty for details

  • Minimum 2.0 GPA or consent of instructor
  • Approval of professor
  • Good standing with the University
  • Proposed Field Trips include:
    • Arezzo
    • Florence
    • Assisi
    • Pienza & Perugia
  • Extended trips to Rome and Venice
  • Free time for independent travel will also be included
Estimated Program Fee for 2019 - billed to University Account $11,550
Lodging and Meals $7,415  
Excursions and Cultural Site Visits & In-Country Transportation  $2,600  
Study Abroad Admin Fee $400  
Misc including TIM Internet Hub for three months, boat tickets in Venice,additional activities etc. $500  
Insurance $115  
Faculty Expenses $ 520  
Estimated Additional Expensese - not included in Program Fee $7,855+
Tuition and fees (in-state resident for 12 hours)* $5,200  
International Airfare $1,200  
Travel Documents (passport and visa - if needed) $155  
Meals (those not included in Program Fee) $1,000  
Textbooks and Supplies $300  
Personal Spending varies  
Total Estimated Cost $19,405+
*Tuition & Fee rates vary depending on course load and residency status.

Additional Information 

Program Courses

Students should meet with their academic advisors to ensure they meet eligibility requirements and that the courses are degree applicable.


Funding is available in many forms. For complete information on funding opportunities, please visit the Study Abroad Programs Office website here: or visit for walk-in advising. 

College Station Students Only: The Scholarships and Financial Aid office offers scholarship programs.  These scholarships are based on merit and/or financial need. For more information and to access the application, visit:

Financial Aid
Federal and state financial aid and some scholarships may often be used toward the cost of TAMU study abroad programs. Students can contact the program's respective study abroad advisor (listed above) to obtain a copy of the program-specific Financial Aid Request Form.  Students should schedule a meeting with a financial aid advisor to discuss their award package and disbursement of financial aid as it relates to the courses and the program fee due dates.  Link to the Scholarship & Financial Aid Office:

Program Payment

Please plan accordingly as the Program Fee listed on the brochure will be due in full the terms prior to program departure (e.g. fall and spring for summer programs). The Program Fee is billed by the Study Abroad Programs Office in 3 payments: 
  1. $400 non-refundable Confirmation Payment
  2. $1000 Program Deposit
  3. Remaining Program Balance
Note: additional expenses are due the terms prior to program departure (e.g. international airfare and travel documents).  

This program is currently not accepting applications.