Post-Baccalaureate Program

PB Semester Calendar

Follow this link for our detailed weekly calendar:  Siena Art Institute Semester Program.  


Spring Semester 2017 (Jan 26-May 19) 

Application deadline: Nov 1, 2016

  • Jan 26: Arrival in Florence 
  • Jan 26-28: Orientation
  • Jan 30: Intensive 3 weeks begin (Art & Society Intro Unit, plus Italian Intensive)
  • Feb 17: Intensive Italian exam
  • Feb 20: Elective Courses begin
  • t.b.d.: Group Tuscany trip
  • March 27-30: Midterm exams and critiques
  • April 10-17: Midterm break
  • May 13: End-of-Semester Exhibition 
  • May 15-17: Final Exams and Critiques
  • May 17: Final Critique and Final Dinner
  • May 18-19: Departure

Fall Semester 2017 (Sept 1-Dec 15)

Application deadline: April 30, 2017

  • September 1st Students meet the school staff at Florence’s Peretola Airport and depart for orientation. We ask that students arrive by 2pm in time to meet staff at the arrivals area by 3pm at the latest.
  • September 1st-3rd Orientation.
  • September 4th Intensive Italian 3-week course begins.
  • September 25th Semester Courses/Internships begin.
  • October 23th-26th Mid-term exams.
  • October 26th-November 5th *Mid-term Break.
  • November 30th-December 3rd Long Weekend.
  • December 9: End of Semester exhibition opening 4-6 pm
  • December 11th-13th Final exams.
  • December 13th Final dinner.
  • December 14th-15th Departure. Please make arrangements to leave lodging by 11am on Friday, December 15th. You are responsible for your own return transportation.

You may also be interested in...

Undergraduate Study
Abroad Program

The Siena Art Institute’s Undergraduate Program is designed for students who are focusing on their artistic development, and are looking for a new setting to pursue their art in a study-abroad experience. T...

Post-Baccalaureate Program

The Siena Art Institute’s Post-Baccalaureate Program is designed for students who have earned their BFA or BA and desire to spend a period of study honing their skills, exploring their artistic interests, a...

East Exit Program

East Exit is a program of scholarships open to students of art in Eastern Europe. The program is a semester abroad dedicated to a large range of students' interests, and takes place in Spring & Fall...

Sart life

  • Promo Siena Art Institute

  • Student Experiences - Fall 2015 (Michalis Fountedakis, Themis Istatiadis)

  • Angela Dufresne - Visiting Artist, january 2015

  • Brandeis in Siena