Program Costs Academic Year 2009-2010


Program fee € 6000.00



Double room € 350/month
Single room € 450/month

Accomodation in B&B

please contact Academic Coordinator directly for prices with/without kitchen access in various locations, this option is available for independent scholars/artists and graduate students only and is required if staying less than the entire semester


one time fees

Excursion fees € 150.00 (might be reduced for independent scholars/artists or graduate students staying less than the entire semester)
Stay permit fee € 15.00
Health insurance supplement
(required by Italian state)
€ 50.00


Students should contact their financial aid administrator and their home campus’ office of international studies to inquire about the possibility of financial aid.
Limited scholarship opportunities are available directly through CRA-INITS. Please complete a paper application or the application online.

Program Dates Academic Year 2009-2010

Spring Semester: February 1 - May 22, 2010 (application deadline: December 1, 2009)

Independent Scholars/Artists who which to participate in this program for less than an entire semester may enroll for 4, 6, or 8 weeks.

Please contact for available program dates.

The below dates are for all CRA-INITS courses.

February 1,2 Arrival
February 3 Orientation

February 4

First Day of Classes (CRA-INITS)
March 11-15 no classes
April 2-9 Easter Break
April 30-May 2 no classes
May 19,20,21 Final Exams (CRA-INITS courses only)
May 25 Last Day to Vacate Apartments

Please note: students enrolling in university courses at the University of Florence or the University of Pisa might have final exams in late May/early June and vacation dates that differ from those above. Students will in any case be guaranteed housing until all of their exams are over.

Summer 2010: please apply through the Harvard Summer School

for more infomation, please contact:

Prof. Elvira Di Fabio
Undergraduate Advisor in Italian Studies
Harvard University
Boylston Hall, 4th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02136