Sant'Anna Institute: Sorrento - Live, Learn and Immerse in Italy

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  • Location(s): Sorrento, Italy
  • Program Type(s): Study Abroad, Internship, Volunteer, Intensive Language

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Sant'Anna Institute organizes semester and summer study abroad programs for American universities in Sorrento, Italy. While studying at Sant'Anna Institute, students not only enrich their collegiate experience but immerse themselves in Italian lan... read more

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OVERALL RATING 4.5
Based on 11 Reviews
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I absolutely fell in love with Sorrento and everything it had to offer. Coming for the spring semester allowed me to create real friendships with locals because there were no tourists and I could travel on the weekends without missing anything. As it got hotter and classes ended it was the best time and leaving after the semeste... - Ohio State University - Columbus View Entire Review
I learned so much about other people and myself. Yes 100% worthwhile. - University of North Carolina - Wilmington View Entire Review
Confidence, independence, learned a new culture, some Italian language, how to be my best self, and experienced a deep love of travel. - Jacksonville University View Entire Review
I learned how to be independent and how to go out of my comfort zone. I did things I never thought I would, whether it be traveling solo in a foreign country or making friends with people from all over the world. So glad I did this program! - Wisconsin Lutheran College View Entire Review
I gained a much greater worldview, and learned how to immerse myself into a foreign culture. It was worthwhile and definitely increased my maturity and independence. Plus, I made lots of friends! - Jacksonville University View Entire Review
April 29, 2019 Vai!
i learned i have travel anxiety! - University of Massachusetts Dartmouth View Entire Review
I learned that I can be independent in a foreign country. I also learned that being exposed to other cultures is not as scary as it seems. I learned so much about Italians just by living here! This experience was absolutely worthwhile and will be advantageous in my future! - Western New England University View Entire Review
Past Review Brava Sorrento!
My experience abroad was worthwhile! I learned so much about myself and I learned to fully immerse myself into another culture and language. I broke out of my comfort zone and was able to succeed academically, socially, and also in a work environment. Sant' Anna Institute and Sorrento will always hold a very special place in my ... - Susquehanna University View Entire Review
I feel that I have expanded my horizons and gained a more nuanced appreciation for cultural differences. Another powerful moment for me was visiting family members in Calabria, including visiting the small village where my great-grandparents lived before immigrating to the United States. It was a unique experience that I could n... - Haverford College View Entire Review
It helped me decipher my career path, as well as showed that I was capable of being independent. It was worthwhile and the perfect amount of time. - Indiana University - Bloomington View Entire Review
Sant'Anna did an amazing job making their students feel at home in Sorrento. This was undoubtably the best 5 weeks of my life. The town is beautiful and the people are extremely friendly. The host family could not have been more accommodating and made us all feel like we were part of their family. My only regret is that the prog... - Wake Forest University View Entire Review
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Past Review Exciting
I learned how to create videos on a short timeline, learned about how international students study and more about a different culture. - Western New England University View Entire Review
cultural awareness, international work environment experience, language skills - Western New England University View Entire Review
I learned about how italians aren't all like how i had previously seen them, I also learned about myself that I need my own food autonomy and that I prefer to solo travel. It was worthwhile. - St. Lawrence University View Entire Review
I learned a lot about myself and how to navigate a new country. It was definitely worthwhile. - George Washington University View Entire Review
It was worthwhile - University of Florida View Entire Review
June 23, 2019 Trip Of A Lifetime
It was worthwhile. I've always been independent, but this trip taught me to be independent in new ways. I learned how other people lived their daily lives, and I have a new appreciation for that. - Ohio University View Entire Review
I learned how to overcome cultural barriers, and how to be independent. I gained a lot of insight into how to interact with others and I am grateful for all of my experiences here! - University of Connecticut View Entire Review
I learned a lot from my experience abroad! Ever since I was young, I've always wanted to study abroad. Travelling throughout Italy I’ve met so many unique people, including a musician travelling throughout Europe promoting his music, a writer from Naples, and a couple from Australia travelling the world, who I met when we both m... - Colorado Christian University View Entire Review
yes - Drexel University View Entire Review
independence, self-reliance, maturity - University of Maryland - College Park View Entire Review
Past Review Beautiful
I gained friends and experiences i'll never forget. I learned lots of things about myself, and it was absolutely worthwhile. - University of New Orleans View Entire Review
Past Review Amazing
To be more independent and try new foods! - Indiana University - Bloomington View Entire Review
Learning about Italian culture - Bowling Green State University / BGSU View Entire Review
Past Review Amazing
Yea, it was definitely worthwhile. I learned a lot about how our cultures different from each other and I now understand Italians more. Plus I got to see/do a lot of things I wouldn’t be able to at home. - University of Northern Iowa View Entire Review

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Sant'Anna Institute organizes semester and summer study abroad programs for American universities in Sorrento, Italy. While studying at Sant'Anna Institute, students not only enrich their collegiate experience but immerse themselves in Italian language and culture. They also have the opportunity to meet other young people from all over the world through Sant'Anna Institute's international language school.


Spring/Fall  (15-18 credits)   $ 14,200
Summer I/ Summer II (6 credits)  $ 5,770
Summer I/ Summer II (3 credits)  $ 4,815

Sant'Anna Institute programs focus on:

* Italian Language and Literature: (all levels)
* Humanities
* Social Sciences
* Natural Sciences
* Business Administrations
* Architecture
* Internships



All course credit is transferable through SUNY Alfred.

Service Learning in Sorrento

As part of its academic programs organized in partnership with American universities, Sant'Anna Institute organizes service learning projects being practical and very useful for the host community. These are projects that allow students to apply what they learn in the classroom, while testing themselves professionally, and, at the same time, to provide a service to the city hosting them. 

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Internship
Volunteer
Intensive Language
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
  • Maymester
  • January Term
  • Short Term
Instruction Language(s):
  • Italian
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Environmental Studies
  • Architect
  • Italian Studies
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
  • Journalism
  • Italian Language, Literature
  • Liberal Arts, General Studies
  • Social Sciences
  • International Relations
  • Commerce
  • Business Administration and Management
  • Business Communications
  • Entrepreneurial and Small Business
  • Hospitality Administration
  • International Business
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Year Founded:
1998
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