Summer Study + Intern on the Italian Coast

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Learn and live la dolce vita

Head to beautiful Sorrento, Italy on the Amalfi Coast for a life-changing summer! This 10-week program integrates conventional academic learning with a hands-on internship, equipping you with practical skills for your future career.  You'll live and learn at Sant'Anna Institute, a beautiful campus overlooking a quaint fishing village and marina. Take a short stroll into Sorrento to enjoy its cafe-lined streets and soak up la dolce vita.

What to Expect

Average Courseload:
Internship (3 credits) plus coursework (3-6 credits)
GPA Requirement:
Visa Requirement:
NONE Required!


Beautiful campus hugging the cliffside, with views of gardens and coves
Stroll around Sorrento's scenic streets or hike down the coast
Catch a ferry to Capri or Naples, or hop on a train to Rome
Academic internship builds upon your studies and prepares you for the working world
Numerous beaches and coves at your fingertips

Learn More About This and Other Programs

Internship Placements

Biology and Ecology internships available in Italy

Below are a few sample Biology and Ecology placements undertaken by past participants. There are many more possibilities, as each placement is customized. Contact an advisor to learn more!

Dates & Prices

Additional Information:

Program Deposit

There is a non-refundable program deposit of $500. This deposit will be deducted from the total cost of the program. Paying the deposit secures your spot on the program.


All list prices are for shared (double occupancy) bedrooms. A supplemental fee applies to a single occupancy bedroom in any of the housing options (when available).

The Student Residence + Meal Plan option includes 34 breakfasts and 34 dinners for the 10 week duration.

Price Range

6 credits + Apartment or Dorm: $$12,390
6 credits + (Student Residence + Meal Plan): $$13,390
9 credits + Apartment or Dorm: $13,690
9 credits + (Student Residence + Meal Plan): $14,690

As with all study abroad programs, you should count on a few additional expenses.

CIS Abroad reserves the right to alter fees at any time due to currency fluctuations and/or fee changes made by our partner universities.


Please WAIT to book flights until you have received confirmed dates in your acceptance paperwork. Dates posted here are subject to change.

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