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Short Term | Exploration of Italy: History of Anatomy
Florence, Italy; Milan, Italy; Padua, Italy; Rome, Italy; Venice, Italy (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2018 05/15/2017 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be notified via email upon acceptance into this program.
Fact Sheet:
Areas of Study: Art, Art History, Biomedical Sciences, Health and Human Services, Health Sciences, Nursing, Pre-Health Housing Options: Hotel
Language of Instruction:
English Visa Required: Yes
Minimum Number of Credit Hours: 01
Program Description:
Exploration of Italy: History of Anatomy
Florence, Milan, Padua, Rome, & Venice Italy
Spring 2017
May 3- May 14

Application deadline: February 9
Commitment deadline: February 16

Coliseum  Vatican  Forum

Program Description:

Italian Renaissance masters clandestinely studied anatomy through human dissection to improve their work. In this course, students will examine the relationship between anatomy and art. Students will explore Rome, Florence, Padua, and Milan to better understand how anatomy influenced some of the greatest works of art in the world. Beginning in Rome, students will visit the Vatican, St. Peter's Basilica, the Coliseum, Capuchin crypts, Palatine Hill, the Roman Forum, Galleria Borghese, and many other culturally and historically significant sights. Students will take guided tours of famous galleries and palaces in Florence, Padua, and Milan and visit the centuries old dissection theater where the Renaissance masters studied. 

Learning Objectives: 
  • Students will be introduced to Italian culture, art, and architecture
  • Students will examine how studying anatomy influenced famous Italian artists
  • Students will express their observations through the journaling process
  • Students will express themselves verbally through group sharing
Program Course
  • Exploration of Italy: History of Anatomy
Syllabus: To be posted


Program fee: $5,000 (subject to amendment)
For details on what the program fee includes please see program Budget Sheet

Payment 1: $1,000
Payment 2: $4,000

The following services are included as part of the program fee:
  • Flights
  • Private coach transportation
  • Hotel accommodation
  • Breakfasts
  • Tours
  • UCF Abroad administrative fee ($350)
The following is not included:
  • Tuition

Program Leader: Dr. Emily Bradshaw
Program Leader email: