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  • Locations: Florence, Italy; Nice, France; Perugia, Italy; Siena, Italy
  • Program Terms: FL-Summer Session II
  • Restrictions: SRU applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Faculty-Led Language: English
ISIC Card Fee: 25
Program Description:
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Program Overview | Faculty Leader Information | Program TimelineCosts | Health and Safety

Program Overview

This faculty-led program to Italy and France is open to SRU's Jazz Ensemble members and Chamber Singers only.  In July 2020, The group will travel throughout both countries while attending and performing at famous jazz festivals along the way. Further information  about the program is available from the individual faculty leaders, Dr. Jason Kush and Dr. Christopher Scott as well as the Office for Global Engagement located in Spotts World Culture Building-Room 002C.

Faculty Leader Information

Dr. Jason Kush Dr. Christopher Scott

Program Timeline

Timeline Important Dates
Fall publicity for Spring Break-Faculty Led Programs begins September, October, November 
Apply for your passport Immediately upon application
Student applications & application fee due September 27, 2019
Official acceptances announced Late September-Early October
Mandatory-Pre-Departure meetings Faculty Leaders Throughout the academic year 2019-2020
Students billed for program fees Payment will be spread out across the academic year 2019-2020
Group departs July 10, 2020 (Tentatively)
Group returns July 21, 2020 (Tentatively)


An international student identity card fee of $25.00 will be due upon application. This program is not associated with an academic course. As such, participants are not eligible to use financial aid to pay for program costs noted below. ​

Estimated Costs: Between $3,398.00-3,598.00 (estimated cost as of September 2019-final cost to be determined by final enrollment numbers) 
Cost includes:
  • Round trip economy class flight on Delta/KLM 
  • Most program activities/site visits and excursions
  • In country transportation
  • Shared accommodations in 4-star-centrally located hotels
  • Buffet breakfast daily at hotels
  • Some additional lunches and dinners
** We recommend an estimated $600.00 in personal spending money to cover meals beyond breakfasts and incidentals including personal shopping. This estimate is determined by previous student reports of personal spending and may vary by participant.**

Health and Safety

For general safety and security information for students abroad visit U.S. Students Abroad
For information regarding vaccines and medicines visit the CDC. **Vaccines are the financial responsibility of the program participants and not covered in the above costs.
To learn more about international travel in this country, click here.

Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.