The Padua Language & Liberal Arts Program is run in cooperation with the Università degli Studi di Padua (UNIPD). CIES is located in the historic center of Padua and within walking distance of most university departments. The program includes excursions in and around the Veneto region, as well as to other major Italian art cities.
The program offers intensive language study and coursework in an historic university town 20 miles west of Venice.
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A thriving and ancient university city with few tourists
Full immersion in Italian language
Italian courses taught at intermediate and advanced levels at the Boston University CIES
Homestays for greater linguistics and cultural immersion
Opportunity for direct enrollment in one or two courses at the University of Padua
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