UF in Italy | FOOD PRODUCTION to CONSUMPTION
Summer A: June 3 – 21, 2018 (Tentative)
Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition
Universities of Palermo and Bologna
Earn 3 credits studying Italian food from production to consumption. The course will cover important aspects of production of classical Italian foods and food systems in Italy. You will visit a variety of agricultural areas including grape, wine, olive, vegetable, wheat and deciduous crop regions, as well as dairy and cheese-making regions. You will see, study, and taste many of these products as you are guided by the owners of these enterprises on comprehensive tours. You will also immerse yourself in the centuries’ old Italian cultures and customs. There will be ample opportunity to meet local farmers and vintners and enjoy each region’s unique cuisine.
You will visit numerous areas of Italy, including Palermo and Catania in Sicily, Venice, Vicenza, Bologna, Tuscany, Florence, Siena, and Rome.
This program involves extensive travel throughout Italy. In-country transportation is by chartered bus, plane, or train.
You will share rooms with 1-2 others. Agritourismo accommodations are essentially Bed and Breakfast operations located on small farms. A complete itinerary detailing overnight accommodations will be posted at http://www.cals.ufl.edu/globalgators.
ALS 4404 Italian Food: From Production to Consumption
Courses are taught by UF Faculty
Total Number of Credits Offered: 3
2018 Application Deadline: March 15, 2018
Please apply online at: www.ufic.ufl.edu/sas
ELIGIBILITY | REQUIREMENTS
— Open to all majors
— Minimum 2.5 GPA
— Students in good standing
Undergraduate Program Fee: TBA
Graduate Program Fee: TBA
A $350 nonrefundable deposit toward the total cost of the program is due at the time of application. The remaining fees are due no later than 45 days prior to departure. If you receive financial aid, you can defer payment until it disburses. Deferment decisions will be based on the amount of aid to be received.
Tuition for 3 credits, all transportation in Italy, lodging accommodations, field trips, guided tours, guest lecturers, most meals, international health insurance, and emergency medical assistance.
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED
Round-trip airfare to Rome, some meals, additional personal travel, and personal expenses.
Most financial aid that you would receive on campus during the summer can be applied toward the cost of this study abroad program; however, all financial aid eligibility is determined by Student Financial Affairs. You must speak with your financial aid advisor to determine what aid can be applied to the cost of this program, including scholarships.
UFIC Study Abroad Advisor: Jill Ranaivoson
Faculty Program Director: Dr. Charlie Sims