Eastern Illinois University (EIU): Exploration of Italian History, Culture, and Technology

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As the birthplace of modern humanism, naturalistic arts and scientific inquiry, Florence was the cradle of Renaissance civilization. It is the place where Dante, Brunelleschi, Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Machiavelli, and Galileo changed forever... read more

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A student studying abroad with Eastern Illinois University (EIU): Exploration of Italian History, Culture, and Technology
November 18, 2019 Ciao! Avventura Italiana
Although this was not my first time abroad, this was definitely the trip that I gained the most independence from. I love learning about a new culture and there is no better way to discover one than to immerse yourself in it. Studying abroad is an amazing experience that everyone should have. The knowledge you can gain is invalu... - Eastern Illinois University View Entire Review
I learned a lot about myself as a person being abroad. Experiencing the hiccups that being in a non-English speaking country made me a much more confident problem-solver. - Eastern Illinois University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Eastern Illinois University (EIU): Exploration of Italian History, Culture, and Technology
Difference in culture, values, food. yes every thing was useful it will help in the future for sure. - Eastern Illinois University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Eastern Illinois University (EIU): Exploration of Italian History, Culture, and Technology
I learned more about diversity and adapting to living in other cultures - Eastern Illinois University View Entire Review
I learned a lot about myself, others and the world. It was a once in a lifetime experience being able to live like a local for almost a month while attending a local university with a local professor who was so much fun. - Eastern Illinois University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Eastern Illinois University (EIU): Exploration of Italian History, Culture, and Technology
This program has taught me what diversity really means, which to me means being open to people of different races different cultures as well as different opinions. No one way is the right way or the correct way. Yes this trip was worthwhile for me because now I pay attention more I listen and I learn. - Eastern Illinois University View Entire Review
September 27, 2017 Good Memory In My Life
Basically I learnt how to accomidate myself in different environments and people. - Eastern Illinois University View Entire Review
January 15, 2016 The Past And The Future
Italian History and Innovation - Eastern Illinois University View Entire Review

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As the birthplace of modern humanism, naturalistic arts and scientific inquiry, Florence was the cradle of Renaissance civilization. It is the place where Dante, Brunelleschi, Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Machiavelli, and Galileo changed forever the way we see the world. For centuries travelers and admirers of art and culture have fallen in love with this city and the undulating countryside that surrounds it. Extraordinarily rich in history and ancient traditions, the city, with its world-famous artistic heritage, offers the student a wide spectrum of cultural experiences. The city is also known for its exceptional cuisine, characteristic restaurants, ice cream parlors, wine bars, elegant shops, artistic workshops, and traditional markets. As a thriving economic center with particular strengths in fashion, luxury goods, and tourist sectors, the city of Florence offers its inhabitants the chance to investigate aspects of the contemporary Italian world. Students will receive 3 credits from the Florence University of the Arts and 3 credits from EIU.

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