Spring Break in Verona

March 16th - 24th, 2019

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During this 2019 spring break study abroad trip, participants will visit Rome, Venice, and Verona in Italy.  We will take you to visit classrooms in Verona, Italy and learn from the cultural and educational perspectives of Italian students and teachers. We will also meet up with the semester study abroad students and teach abroad students from the College of Education in Verona! 

3 Credit Hours (Undergraduate)
4 Credit Hours (Graduate)

Program Cost

Total Program Cost: $3,200
*subject to adjustment based on currency fluctuations and flight price changes.

Includes: Airfare, ground travel, accommodations, lectures, tourist activities, most meals 

If accepted, deposit schedule is as follows:

• $100 due December 15, 2018 
• Remaining balance due January 26th, 2019

Program Details
*subject to change

Fri, 3/15Depart from Chicago O'Hare
Sat, 3/16Arrive in Rome, Visits to: Colosseum, Trevi Fountain, Spanish steps, Pantheon, Piazza di Venezia 
Sun, 3/17Vatican Museum, Basilica di San Pietro, Group Dinner 
Mon, 3/18Train to Verona, Group dinner 
Tues, 3/19 School visits, Touring and shopping in Verona, Group dinner at Casa Vino  
Wed, 3/20 School visits, Visit to IDEA Verona, Group dinner at San Matteo  
Thurs, 3/21 Train to Venice, Visits to: San Marco Square, Merletto Laces School, Star Glass Factory  
Fri, 3/22 Trip to Burano by ferry 
Sat, 3/23 Free day in town  
Sun, 3/24 Depart for Chicago  


This program is associated with a full-credit 6 week online course. There will be four weeks of class prior to the trip, and two weeks post-trip. Please be aware of this when committing to the program and realize that there will be various readings and assignments due throughout the course, as well as a final project at the end.

Scholarship Information

The College of Education will provide qualified students with a $500 scholarship for studying abroad. Please plan to budget an additional $600-$1000 for: Ground transportation, Thank you gifts for your home stay family and teachers, Tourist activities, Other incidentals, International student insurance ($75 billed to your student account).

Financial Aid

Because this program is sponsored by the University of Illinois, financial aid can be applied to the cost of the program. The amount of financial aid that is applicable to your program will depend on your financial aid package. Because there are many variables that determine your financial aid package, it is best that you consult with a financial aid advisor in the Office of Student Financial Aid to discuss your individual financial aid package. 

Upon admission to a program, you will be provided with a financial aid budget form to submit to the Office of Student Financial Aid.

*If you are a non-Illinois student, please contact the Illinois Program Coordinator or the Office of International Programs for assistance in applying for financial aid through your own institution.


Questions? Contact Wei Liu.