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CISaustralia Greece, Italy, France Short-term Study Abroad
Aix-en-Provence, France; Athens, Greece; Florence, Italy (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Summer (Dec - Feb)
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Program Type:
Non-Exchange Short-Term
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Short-term Type:
Coursework, Site Visits
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Short-term Duration:
2-3 weeks
Program Description:
Program Description:


January in Greece, Italy, and France

Location Aix-en-Provence, France; Athens, Greece; Florence, Italy
Program dates December 28 2017- January 14 2018
Application deadline September 29 2017
Duration 2 weeks

Host: IAU College
Provider: CIS Australia


Program Description
The Mediterranean Basin: This course builds visual literacy in the history of art and archaeology as well as philosophical literature from the Mediterranean Basin from Antiquity to the Middle Ages. It cultivates strong research and critical thinking skills and develops students’ abilities to synthesise cultural, historical, political and social information as it relates to the visual arts. The academic component consists of a series of site visits and on-site studies made by academic experts from IAU in addition to local guides and experts in the field of history, art history and archaeology. Students in the various sections of the course will attend the same meetings but will have different syllabi for readings, papers, discussions and examinations.
This program offers students with a choice of one of five subjects to suit a range of interests, including areas of ancient and medieval art, architecture and history; Greek and Roman archaeology; as well as cultural and religious studies in Europe (each student will take one course during the program.
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Academic Information

Language: Classes are instructed in English.
Relevant subject areas: Arts and Social Sciences (Art History, History)

Courses available
- Art History 385: Ancient and Medieval Classical Art and Architecture
- History 385: Ancient and Medieval Mediterranean Cultural History
- Archaeology 385: Greek and Roman Archaeology
- Cross Cultural Studies 385: Muslims and Christians in Europe
- Religious Studies 385: From Polytheism to Monotheism, The Early Christian Period in Italy, Greece &        France 

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Locations included
France: Aix-en-Provence, Glanum, St-Rémy, Pont du Gard
Italy: Pisa, Florence, Rome, Almafi Coast
Greece: Athens, Mycenae, Epidaurus, Olympia, Delphi
Explore and learn from some of the Mediterranean's most scenic and cultural sites: Pont du Gard, Glanum, and Arles in France; Florence, Pisa, Rome, Naples and Pompeii in Italy; and Athens, Mycenia, Olympia and Delphi in Greece. History, the arts, religion and archaeology will be the main academic focus and there will be fellow students, local guides and experts in the field to share their knowledge.
Accommodation is provided in a combination of 3-star hotels, guest houses, hostels and apartments. All rooms are shared between program participants of the same gender. Further details are provided with a final detailed itinerary closer to the departure date. Accommodation varies according to availability in the respective city.
Host institution
The program is hosted by IAU College, France. IAU is one of Europe’s premier academic centres, located in Aix-en-Provence. The college places strong emphasis on immersion in French language and culture. IAU will provide experts from a various disciplines and backgrounds to provide students with a unique academic insight into the locations visited throughout this academic travelling program.


Program Fee: $7,750 AUD
Program fee includes: 
- Tuition fees
- Accommodation in 3- and 4-star hotels
- Breakfast daily and some dinners
- Entrance fees to all museums and guest lecture venues
- Medical and accident insurance
- CISaustralia support before, during and after the program
- Academic, financial and travel advising
- Pre-departure orientation
- Assistance with travel arrangements
- Airport pick up
- On-site orientation
- Intra-European transportation to and from each city
- IAU College official transcript
- CIS Certificate of Completion 

OS-HELP loans may be available to eligible students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place where the program is approved for credit prior to departure. Application required.

How to Apply

Application instructions for Dec-Feb 2018/2019 programs will be provided later this year. Applications are currently open for Jun-Aug 2018 programs!

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