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Program Costs

The basic price of the program is estimated at $11,600.00 for Spring or Fall 2015 semesters. TUITION IS NOT INCLUDED IN THIS COST. See bursar.uga.edu for tuition rates. Students generally take 9-10 hours in the Summer and 12-13 hours in Fall or Spring.


Students who are not residents of Georgia or do not attend a University System of Georgia University or College pay an additional $250.00.  Should you require additional material, please contact us by e-mail at cortona@uga.edu or by phone at 706-542-7120.

The cost of the program paid by the student before departure includes most basic needs from the time the program begins in Italy until the official end.  Included in that cost are:

  • Application fee / Deposit (due at time of application) - refunded if you are not accepted, applied towards total program cost if you are accepted
  • International Health Insurance (UGA requirement)
  • Charter bus transportation on all planned field trips
  • Charter bus transportation from beginning cities to Cortona, and from Cortona to program ending city
  • Shared hotel accommodations when traveling and dorm in Cortona
  • Breakfast and dinner while traveling with the program group (Breakfast only while in Venice)
  • Dinner 4 days a week while in Cortona (Spring & Fall Semesters);
  • Dinner 5 days a week while in Cortona (Maymester and Summer Semesters)
  • Breakfast 7 days a week while in Cortona
  • Program t-shirt

For other expenses and information about currency and money in Cortona, visit our Money Matters page.

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