SAI Study Abroad: Sorrento - Sant'Anna Institute (SA)

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SAI works in partnership with the Sant'Anna Institute to offer students a remarkable study abroad experience. Overlooking the Mediterranean Sea at the tip of the Amalfi Coast, Sorrento, with its charming cobblestone streets, lively piazza, and vib... read more

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OVERALL RATING 4.6
Based on 8 Reviews
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Self-confidence, how to program and look up material for the Italian education system. I have refined some research skills and programming skills. Most of all, I learned how to function independently, see the world and teach its people. - University of Akron View Entire Review
100% worthwhile! - Johnson & Wales University View Entire Review
Past Review Awesome!!
I learned how to be completely independent and to be culturally aware - University of Connecticut View Entire Review
Past Review Fun
Learned a lot about other cultures. - Plymouth State University View Entire Review
Past Review A Look Back
italy is awesome - Plymouth State University View Entire Review
Learned how rewarding it is to experience other cultures, to learn a language, and meet people from all over the world. - University of South Carolina - Columbia View Entire Review
Past Review Amazing!
I learned that I can do anything. I went to a foreign country by myself and didn't think twice about it. I am capable of figuring things out on my own. - University of South Carolina - Columbia View Entire Review
I learned that I can live and lead a productive life in a foreign country on my own! - Bard College View Entire Review
Absolutely worthwhile! I gained an appreciation for the language and the culture, as well as - Biola University View Entire Review
I learned so much about myself, I met some of the best friends I've ever had, as well as plenty of locals who were so kind, always wanting to learn from us and talk to us. - SUNY - College of Technology at Alfred (Alfred State University) View Entire Review
I learned about myself and how I function in new situations. I feel that I've grown so much abroad as a person. It was absolutely worthwhile! - University of Mary Washington View Entire Review
I learned too much to write in this box. - Pace University View Entire Review
Meeting a new breed of human. Was fun and interesting. - Point Loma Nazarene University View Entire Review
It was worthwhile. - Johnson & Wales University View Entire Review
language skills, friends, fun, and learning. yes. - College of the Holy Cross View Entire Review
Leanred to be independent and communite more frequently. was worth it and would do it again - Plymouth State University View Entire Review
Past Review What A Dream
What a loaded question, to asked what I gained and learned... I learned how to meet new people with no assumptions about who they are, offering them a blank slate on which our friendship can begin. I now have renewed confidence in my ability to learn languages and speak with random people. It makes me wonder why I don't talk to ... - Point Loma Nazarene University View Entire Review
This experience opened my eyes to new cultures. I learned so much about myself while living and studying abroad. This exposure to the world has made me want to keep traveling, as much as I possibly can! - Plymouth State University View Entire Review
Past Review Sorrento
I learned a lot about myself and others. This was a thing I did on a whim and it was the best choice I made. - Plymouth State University View Entire Review
Past Review Life Changing
I was in an internship and I have learned to become a better interior designer by thinking in ways other than what I was taught at home. I will always remember this experience and I know it was the best thing I could have done for my education. - Seattle Pacific University View Entire Review
Past Review Breathtaking
that every culture is so different and you need to dive into the culture to get the most out of it - University of Tampa View Entire Review
I learned more about how important it is to experience a culture and language to really know it. It is always worthwhile to travel and try new things! - University of Minnesota - Twin Cities View Entire Review
It changed my life. - University of South Carolina - Columbia View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with SAI Programs: Sorrento - Sant'Anna Institute/Sorrento Lingue
Past Review I Feel Blessed
I gained independence through solo traveling and learned how to travel, live and experience new cultures with others. It was more than worthwhile, it was necessary. - Berea College View Entire Review
This was a life changing experience. It was exactly what I was looking for, in the sense that it was not just an American experience in a foreign country. It was truly an Italian experience. - Xavier University View Entire Review

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SAI works in partnership with the Sant'Anna Institute to offer students a remarkable study abroad experience. Overlooking the Mediterranean Sea at the tip of the Amalfi Coast, Sorrento, with its charming cobblestone streets, lively piazza, and vibrant cultural scene, is known for its beautiful scenery and friendly locals. This lovely city lies close to many nature preserves and historic sites such as Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Capri.  Sorrento also provides easy access to Rome and Naples for excursions and guided field studies.

At the Sant’Anna Institute, SAI offers summer, semester and year long programs with a focus on Language, Art and Archaeology, Literature, Social Studies, Business, Natural Sciences and Liberal Arts courses. Sorrento is considered one of the loveliest cities in Italy with its lemon groves, flower gardens and nearby beaches, lies close to many nature preserves and historic sites such as Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Capri.

At the core of the SAI program in Sorrento is the unique and varied coursework offered by the international faculty at the Sant'Anna Institute. In addition to six levels of Italian language, courses featuring Italian society and culture taught by faculty from local universities will take advantage of Sorrento’s unique location on the Mediterranean and in Southern Italy. There is no language pre-requisite and subject-area courses are conducted in English.

SAI oversees and coordinates all aspects of student enrollment, including application processing, course selection and credit, visa advising, housing, student health insurance, and transcripts. In addition, SAI provides comprehensive student services, from the moment of application, through the on-site experience, until students return home.

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Internship
Volunteer
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Architecture
  • Italian Studies
  • Italian Language, Literature
  • Liberal Arts, General Studies
  • Social Sciences
  • Business
Minimum GPA:
2.5
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