Summer in Milan, Italy

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Program Overview

The University of Nebraska-Kearney has partnered with the International University of Languages and Media (IULM) in Milan, Italy and will be offering the possibility for UNK students the opportunity to spend four weeks experiencing Italy during the summer.

Courses have been adjusted so student will only have class 4 hours per day (class/fieldtrips), 4 days per week (Monday -Thursday), for 4 weeks during the Summer. 


Students will earn 5 credit hours while in Italy.

  • Italian Cultural Heritage Between Tradition and Modernity (2 credits transferred from IULM)
  • Italian Excellence: Food and Wine - Marketing & Communication (2 credits transferred from IULM)
  • INTS 480 - International Experiential Education (1 UNK credit hour)

Students will be housed at Residence Zumbini, which is within walking distance to the university. 


The length of the program is 4 weeks (May/June).


The cost for the Summer 2019 program is $3,800 which covers the application fee and security deposit, 1 credit hour of UNK tuition, International Health Insurance and the overall Program Cost (see outline below)

The Program Cost covers Milan sightseeing, accompanied field trips to exhibition centers/museum and ticket entrances, Milan Metro Card, Breakfast Vouchers, two-night excursion designed by the program director, teaching materials, and accommodation.

Financial Aid

Summer study abroad scholarships are available for this program.  The link for application will be made available to those accepted into the program and is due at the end of March, 2019.  Students are encouraged to contact the Office of Financial Aid at (308) 865-8520 or with further questions.


The program is open to all UNK students. All applicants should have at least a 2.5 GPA and one semester of college experience. No foreign language is required.

Credit Transfer

IULM Transcripts will be sent directly to UNK for credit transfer as elective credit hours if a grade of C or higher is received.  These credits will apply toward the total needed for graduation.  All participants must register for UNK course INTS 480.01 (1 credit hour) in MyBLUE for which a letter grade will be assigned.

Application Deadline

The priority application deadline is February 15, 2019.  Fifteen applications can be accepted. 

Application Contents:
  • Security Deposit of $400,
  • Application Fee of $250,
  • Application Contents as displayed in the 'Lopers-Abroad Portal'.

Security Deposit and Application Fee are non-refundable unless the program is cancelled.

* Please schedule an appointment for advising or to initiate an application by clicking the blue button at the top of the Study Abroad Home Page

* * Check out the Summer 2018 blog sites for helpful travel advice/photos/student testimonials below.


Read blogs of students currently studying abroad in Italy!
Summer 2018      

Caleb Capellan

Jamie Drozd

Abbie Esters

Yvette Jimenez

Madeline Medina

Stephanie Medina

Jacob Nutter
Summer 2017      

Allie Barnhart

James Franco

Morgan Guy

Shayla Johnson

Georgia Kennedy

Justin Koperski

Allison Sawyer

Brittney Vomacka

Yurie Yoshikawa

Summer 2016      
Cleo Rogers
Jada Johnson
Jazmin Sancez
Jessica De La Torre
Jordan Gowen
Lindsey Appleby
Lisa Yamamoto
Margaret Spencer
Martha Gonzalez
Mary Spencer
Masashi Moriyama
Meiyi Jin
Miranda Comaci
Natali Lopez
Stephany Lopez
Zachery Widger