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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2018-2019 01/31/2018
02/21/2018 TBA TBA
Spring Semester 2019 01/31/2018
02/21/2018 01/11/2019 04/20/2019
Fall Semester 2018 01/31/2018
02/21/2018 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2019-2020 01/30/2019 02/20/2019 TBA TBA
Spring Semester 2020 01/30/2019 02/20/2019 TBA TBA
Fall Semester 2019 01/30/2019 02/20/2019 TBA TBA

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Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Semester program Language of Instruction: English, Italian
Eligibility: Undergraduate Credits/Typical Courseload: 15
Prerequisite: Either GLS 101, 102, 110, 114, 116, or any ML course Housing: Apartment, Homestay
Program Advisor: Laura Bentley Program Category: Affiliate
Internship Available: Yes
Program Description:

Strengthen your professional skills & explore Italian culture with the
CAPA Global Business Institute in Florence!

The CAPA Global Business Institute is a Certificate Program in partnership with the University of Pittsburgh’s College of Business Administration. You'll take AACSB accredited courses, participate in an optional internship, go on group visits to businesses in Florence, and develop a sharply focused competence in business in a global context.

The CAPA Program Fee for GBI Florence includes:
  • 15 Credits from the University of Pittsburgh, an AACSB founding member and accredited institution 
  • Classes held at the CAPA Florence Center in the beautiful Palazzo Galli-Tassi built in 1400 just a few streets from the Duomo
  • Certificate in Global Business from the University of Pittsburgh's College of Business Administration
  • Optional Italian-speaking internship placement within the business field
  • Site visits to businesses and corporations in Florence
  • Shared apartment housing (homestay with daily breakfast and dinner available for a supplemental fee during the semester)
  • A Florence bus pass for the dates of the program
  • Full-day excursion to Siena and San Gimignano
  • Social events including an arrival reception, mid-term dinner (semesters only), and a farewell ceremony
  • A pass and library privileges to the British Institute's 50,000 English-volume library
  • My Global City Florence, CAPA’s unique learning immersion program
  • Medical, travel, and accident insurance
  • CAPA Florence student services and support, including 24-hour emergency on-call support
Over 50,000 students have studied abroad with CAPA!
  • 40 years experience in study abroad education
  • Personalized, experiential and academic programs that genuinely involve each student with the location, people and culture of their host city
  • Affordable, fully accredited, semester, quarter and summer programs and internships
  • Need-based and access scholarships
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