Post-Baccalaureate Program

PB Semester Calendar

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


Spring Semester 2019 (Jan 24 - May 17)

Application deadline: Nov 1, 2018

  • January 24: 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.
  • January 24-26: Orientation
  • January 28: Intensive 3 weeks begin (Art & Society Intro Unit, plus Italian Intensive)
  • February 15: Intensive Italian exam
  • February 18: Elective Courses begin
  • March 25-28: Midterm exams and critiques
  • March 29-April 1: Long weekend mid-term break
  • April 19-May 28: Spring break
  • May 1: National Holiday (International Labor Day)
  • May 11: End-of-Semester Exhibition 
  • May 13-15: Final Exams and Critiques
  • May 15: Final Critique and Final Dinner
  • May 17-18: Departure (You are responsible for your own return transportation.)

Fall Semester 2019 (Sept 1 - Dec 13)

  • September 1: 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 1-3: Orientation.
  • September 4: Intensive 3 weeks begin (Art & Society Intro Unit, plus Italian Intensive)
  • September 20: Intensive Italian exam.
  • September 22: Semester elective courses begin.
  • **Mid-Term break dates to be announced**
  • December 7: End of Semester exhibition opening 4-6 pm
  • December 9-11: Final exams.
  • December 11: Final Critique and Final Dinner.
  • December 12-13: Departure. (You are responsible for your own return transportation.)

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