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  • Locations: Milano, Italy; Rome, Italy; Turin, Italy
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Restrictions: SIUE applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Housing Options: Hotel, Student Residence Hall Language of Instruction: English
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Program Type: Faculty Led
Area of Study: Accounting, Applied Communication Studies, Art History, Business, CMIS, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, History, International Business, International Studies, Italian, Management, Marketing Program Sponsorship Indicator: SIUE
Instructor: Joplin, Janice, Manning, Norris
Program Description:


Milan Duomo

SIUE Faculty-led School of Business Program


Graduate students and undergraduate majors in the School of Business are invited to apply for the opportunity to participate in the faculty led program to Turin, Milan, and Rome, Italy in May.  In Turin, students will tour the industrial seat of Italy and visit SIUE School of Business exchange partner, the University of Turin, where some opportunity will be given to interact with faculty and students.  After three days in Turin, the group will depart for Milan, the design capital of Italy.  Our time in Milan will include visits to the Duomo, the Galleria Vittorio Emmanuele II, the Sforzesco Castle, and a day trip to Lake Como.  The group will spend the final days of the program in Rome with visits to the Pantheon, Colosseum, Vatican Museum and SIUE’s academic partner, John Cabot University.

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Academic Content

GBA 489 Study Abroad for Business (undergraduate) 3 credit hours
MBA 595 Contemporary Issues in Business (graduate) 3 credit hours

Students taking this class for credit will pay the current SIUE tuition rate, approximately $835 for 3 credits. (undergraduate rate)


Prices and Payments

$3,200 Approximately

The program fee includes:St Peters
  • Air Ticket
  • Lodging
  • Some Meals
  • Rail between cities
  • Field Excursions
  • Health and Evacuation Insurance
The Program Fee does not include:
  • SIUE tuition
  • Meals (Budget $500-700)
  • Books and Materials
  • Metro/streetcar/bus fares
  • Passport
  • SIUE Study Abroad Fee ($75)
  • SIUE Technology Fee (about $45)
  • Personal Expenses
Payment Schedule:
  • $1,000 deposit payment will be due July 7
  • The balance of $1,000 will be due August 4
Students will be housed in university housing or hotels.

Payments are made online through the School of Business payment screen.


Contact Information


Dr. Janice Joplin
School of Business, Associate Dean
Founders Hall Rm 3305
Tel: (618) 650-3412


Mr Norris Manning
School of Business, Director of Academic Services
Founders Hall Rm 3126
Tel: (618) 650-3840


Program Itinerary

Day 1 Depart St. Louis for Turin, Italy
Day 2 Arrive Turin
Visit University of Turin UNITO
Tour Fiat design and assembly operation
Day 5 Depart Turin for Milan by train
Day 8 Depart Milan for Rome by train
Day 12 Depart Rome on return flight to St. Louis
This itinerary is subject to change. Final itinerary information will be provided to participants by the program leader.



Participants must be prepared to encounter cultural and social situations that require a high level of mature independence and respond appropriately to such situations.  Participants must be able successfully navigate transportation systems (air, train, bus, car) to the travel study destination(s) following all rules and laws pertaining to international travel and destinations.  Participants must be able to independently and collectively travel as a coherent group and maintain emotional maturity as warranted by the trip and its variety of educational experiences.  Participants must be prepared to independently walk long distances; carry personal luggage and groceries; walk up and down stairs; and navigate entrances and exits to public transportation, buildings, and cultural sites.   Participants must be prepared to encounter environments different from the United States which can include cigarette/cigar smoke, automobile exhaust, loud noise, congested streets and crowded public areas and a variety of other environments which may not be known except upon encountering them.  If you have any physical or emotional limitations, consider your health and capabilities carefully in consultation with your doctor before undertaking this trip. 


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 12/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
NOTE: Exact dates during May 2019 to be announced.

** Applicants will learn of acceptance shortly after this date. If accepted, students must return to their applications to complete the next phase of requirements.