Classics Studies- Orvieto Institute of Classical Studies

Located in scenic Umbria, Italy University of Arizona's Orvieto Institute offers a full range of classes in the classical languages (as well as Italian), art history, archaeology, anthropology,  and architecture. The program also includes site visits to Rome, Pompeii, Assisi, Cerveteri, Tarquinia, and Paestum, as well as courses in Vergil and Livy designed especially for students interested in teaching Latin at the secondary level. The institute is located in Orvieto's central town square, next to the famous Orvieto Cathedral, one of the most beautiful and historic locations in all of Italy. The institute's modern facilities are housed in a 14th-century building and offer students high speed internet access. The institute is also located near the train station from where hourly trains reach Rome in just 45 minutes. 

Program focus:

  • Etruscan and Roman art and culture
  • Latin literature

Best suited for:

  • All students interested in an intensive overview of Etruscan and Roman art and culture
  • Students interested in teaching Latin at the secondary level

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