This course (3 credits) will provide students with an opportunity to study business, economic, social and cultural ramifications of the European Economic and Monetary Union.
The course is scheduled to include corporate visits and lectures by professors from universities in Rome.
Cultural visits include:
Roman Ruins including the Ancient Forum and the Coliseum;
St. Peter’s Basilica;
Opportunity to visit vatican Museums including the Sistine Chapel;
Day trip to Pompeii
Visits in previous years to Manpower, Accrea Bank, candle company, cheese making /agritourism and fashion company, LIST.
Visit to Italian Parliament and Tivoli
Program starts at Ripa Hotel at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 3rd; students must be at the hotel at that time.
Program ends at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 16th.
A minimum of sophomore standing.
Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA; IMPORTANT NOTE: If after the fall semester, a student’s gpa falls below a 2.5, their application will be rescinded and the student cannot participate.
Cannot be on academic or university probation at time of application CREDIT
Three academic business credits (INBU 4951)
A minimum of 20 students are needed for the program to be held; first come, first serve;
A maximum of 30 students will be accepted;
Details described above are subject to change.
Centrally located hotel
Double, triple and/or quadruple occupancy in efficiencies
Each room has a private shower/toilet/bathroom
Air conditioned; daily breakfast buffet
Grocery store nearby; many other shops located nearby
Walking distances to many historical, cultural and social venues
Easy access to public transportation.
Students are responsible for arriving in Rome, Italy on their own; program airfare is NOT included in the $2,695 program cost. In November, students will be provided with flight information guidelines.
Students will need to arrive at the hotel by 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 28th.
$2,695 -- Price includes:
Tuition for 3 academic undergraduate credits granted by Marquette University;
Transportation for other group activities;
Lodging for the duration of the trip;
Continental breakfast buffet at the hotel;
One additional meal, usually a light lunch each day;
Costs of participation in class activities (e.g. , tours).
OTHER COSTS NOT INCLUDED IN ABOVE FEES
International airfare (around $1,200 to $1,800)
Required MU international health insurance ($36)
Rome, Italy’s capital, is a sprawling, cosmopolitan city with nearly 3,000 years of globally influential art, architecture and culture on display. Ancient ruins such as the Forum and the Colosseum evoke the power of the former Roman Empire. Vatican City, headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church, has St. Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican Museums, which house masterpieces such as Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel frescoes.