Alex S., Italy- UC Accent Center Florence (Environmental Studies)

ACADEMICS  1. What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB?  I took a variety of courses while abroad in Florence. I learned about the cultural history of the region through art, architecture and political history. I also took courses of environmental policy for the city and how Italian … More Alex S., Italy- UC Accent Center Florence (Environmental Studies)

Deana C. Italy- Made In Italy, UC ACCENT Center Florence (Global Studies)

Academics 1. What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB?  The UC Accent Center offers a language track and an areas studies track (a track to complete certain GEs or specific major courses). As a Global Studies major, I needed to complete my language requirement. I had already … More Deana C. Italy- Made In Italy, UC ACCENT Center Florence (Global Studies)

Felicia Y., Italy- Art, Food and Society (Sociology)

Traveling to Rome was an enriching and eye opening experience for me who didn’t know much about the world. ACADEMICS What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? I took sociology classes that were specific to Italy like Sociology of Rome and Sport and Society in Italy. I also … More Felicia Y., Italy- Art, Food and Society (Sociology)

Kassidy N., Italy-Rome through the Ages (Global Studies; Italian Studies)

Exploring Italian culture and history in the Eternal City of Rome What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? I took two core courses and two language courses during my time in Rome. Our program began with three weeks of a single language course every day for 4 … More Kassidy N., Italy-Rome through the Ages (Global Studies; Italian Studies)

Luis S., Italy- UC Center Florence (Sociology/Philosophy)

Push yourself out of your comfort zone and enjoy your time abroad! ACADEMICS What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? My program was a language program so I was required to take three Italian courses and a subject area course for which I took marketing. What was … More Luis S., Italy- UC Center Florence (Sociology/Philosophy)

Frederico L.R., Italy – Florence Pre-ILP + Univ. of Bologna Fall (Global Studies and Film and Media Studies)

My study abroad experience is one of my biggest personal achievements, I studied in both Florence and Bologna, made lots of new friends, improved my Italian immensely, and gained a lot of insight into a different culture. ACADEMICS What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? In the … More Frederico L.R., Italy – Florence Pre-ILP + Univ. of Bologna Fall (Global Studies and Film and Media Studies)

Donya H., Italy – Rome Through the Ages in Italy (Psychological and Brain Sciences)

ACADEMICS What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? Rome Through the Ages, being at a UC Center, offered a few specific classes in the history, sociology, politics, and art in Rome. The classes were all centered around the actual city and I’m not exaggerating when I say … More Donya H., Italy – Rome Through the Ages in Italy (Psychological and Brain Sciences)

Anahi G., Italy – Made in Italy: Florence (Political Science, Italian Studies minor)

Immersing myself in a diverse culture to develop my Italian language skills. ACADEMICS 1. What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? My program involved intensive language courses and one culture course. I took Italian 5, 6, and 101 and an Italian Renaissance art class. The 3 language … More Anahi G., Italy – Made in Italy: Florence (Political Science, Italian Studies minor)

Brent G., Spain/Italy- European Transformations (Global Studies)

When given the option of studying in two of the most beautiful and intriguing cities in the world, ¿porque no los dos? ACADEMICS 1. What types of classes did you take abroad and how did they compare to UCSB? I took two Art History classes and two language classes while abroad, one in each city. … More Brent G., Spain/Italy- European Transformations (Global Studies)

Jasmine Vo, Italy, Language & Culture, UC Center Florence (Classics)

What was your biggest fear about studying abroad that turned out to be no big deal? I was mostly worried about missing out fall quarter and missing loved ones in general. However, I realized that the “FOMO (fear of missing out)” was nearly nonexistent because every quarter and occasion you will miss will happen again. … More Jasmine Vo, Italy, Language & Culture, UC Center Florence (Classics)