Undergraduate Study
Abroad Program

Calendar

Please note dates are subject to modifications.

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

Spring Semester 2021 (Jan 22-May 14 2021)

  • January 22: 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 22-24: Orientation
  • January 25: Intensive 3 weeks begin (Art & Society Intro Unit, plus Italian Intensive)
  • February 11: Intensive Italian exam
  • February 12: School field trip (all day, to be confirmed)
  • February 15: Elective Courses begin
  • March 22-25: Midterm exams and critiques
  • March 26-April 5: Mid-term break*
  • Overnight school field trip (date to be confirmed)
  • May 8: End-of-Semester Exhibition Inauguration 4-6pm
  • May 10-12: Final Exams and Critiques
  • May 12: Final Critique and Final Dinner
  • May 13-14: Departure (You are responsible for your own return transportation.)

*Please note: Students with a host family are required to leave your host family during the week-long Midterm Break.

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

Fall Semester 2021 (Sept 6 - Dec 10 2021)

Application deadline: May 15 2021

  • September 6-10: Online intro unit group meetings, focusing on preparation for your arrival in Siena
  • September 13: 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 14: Orientation activities in Siena: city tour & arrivals paperwork
  • September 15-17: Intensive coursework for Italian language, Intro Projects for the Art & Society Interdisciplinary course.
  • September 20: Semester elective courses begin.
  • October 25-27: Mid-term exams and critiques
  • October 28-Nov 2: Mid-term break.* 
  • December 4: End of Semester exhibition opening 4-6 pm.
  • December 6-7: Final exams and course critiques.
  • December 8: Final Critique and Final Dinner.
  • December 9-10: Departure. (You are responsible for your own return transportation.)

*Please note: For students staying with host families, you are required to leave your host family during the week-long Midterm Break.

Spring Semester 2022 (Jan 22-May 14 2022)

  • 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 27: Intensive intro unit begins (Art & Society Intro Unit, plus Italian Intensive)
  • February 11: Intensive Italian exam
  • February 12: School field trip (all day, to be confirmed)
  • February 14: Elective Courses begin
  • March 21-24: Midterm exams and critiques
  • March 25-April 2: Mid-term break*
  • Overnight school field trip (date to be confirmed)
  • May 7: End-of-Semester Exhibition Inauguration 4-6pm
  • May 9-11: Final Exams and Critiques
  • May 11: Final Critique and Final Dinner
  • May 12-13: Departure (You are responsible for your own return transportation.)

*Please note: Students with a host family are required to leave your host family during the week-long Midterm Break.

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

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