When are the deadlines to apply for this program?
Summer applications are due on March 15th.
About the School
How many native and international students attend this school?
As an independent study abroad provider, you may find anywhere from 3-8 students at Dolomit in order to give students a personalized, one-on-one approach to Italian culture. You will mostly be in classes with other US students.
What are the class sizes?
Being a small institution, all students are included in each class.
What is the teaching and assessment style abroad?
Dolomit is designed to create an intense cultural immersion opportunity for students. Students will spend 15 hours focusing on basic language skills and local culture, and then take a Sustainability, Food, and Landscape class. There will be eight lecture days, five single-day excursions, and a a week-long residential lab in an Italian mountain guesthouse.
What are some student life activities available on campus?
To become better acquainted with the culture, BCA Trentino includes informal social activities with the host community and language exchanges. The region itself is known as an outdoor paradise where you can participate in biking, sailing, and other outdoor sports. If you’re more interested in the arts, there are a wide variety of castles, museums, and historical and archaeological sites to explore during your study abroad experience!
What are the accommodations like? Who will I be living with?
All BCA Students will stay in three-star hotels throughout their time abroad, as well as a mountain guesthouse during week-long residential lab dedicated to understanding Italian agriculture and staple productions. As for meals, breakfast and one other meal per day will be prepared for you, and you’ll receive a food stipend for the other meal. Find more details here.
Are internships available?
BCA does not set up internships during the summer, but there are internship opportunities in a number of our semester programs.
Is Internet/Wi-Fi available?
Wi-Fi is available in accommodations and in many public libraries and Internet points.