Tailor-Made Immersion in Sorrento

A glimpse of our Experiential Learning opportunities in 2016 May and June Faculty-Led Programs

Summer is the most inspiring season here at Sant’Anna Institute (Sorrento, Italy).

We are welcoming Faculty-Led groups from many different American universities in a variety of academic fields and giving all of them the opportunity to combine traditional in-class learning with practical experiences, guest lectures, and unique visits.


Here are a few examples of the tailored elements of our 2016 May and June FLPs:

Anthropology program –  

Indiana University Bloomington

 : immersion in the local ancient culture and civilizations through focused field trips in Pompeii, Ville Stabiae and Naples.


Business program – University of Northern Iowa: visits and interviews with managers of a variety of businesses: five-star hotels, beach resorts, travel agencies, olive oil and mozzarella factories.


Communication program – Colorado State University: on-the-field observation of non-verbal communication in public places: square, churches, restaurants, etc.


Culinary Arts program – Delaware Technical Community College: visit to a two Michelin-starred restaurant with the occasion to talk to the chefs. Cooking classes in local farms and bakeries.


Education program – Bowling Green State University: assistance to our English language teachers in local middle and elementary school classes.


Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary program – Johnson & Wales University: Daily experiences with Italian professionals in their field of studies through visiting Michelin-starred and renowned restaurants, five-star hotels, meeting venues, pasta and other local product factories, holiday farmhouses.


Italian Cinema program – Wake Forest University: cultural immersion through language activities, historical trips and visits to locations that have been movie sets in the past.


Italian Cultural Studies program – University of Connecticut program: full-immersion in the Italian culture through daily life and field trips.


Law program –  Sturm College of Law – University of Denver: guest lectures by Carabinieri (local police force) and local lawyers. Visit to local courthouses.


Having a local partner like Sant’Anna Institute opens a wide range of possibilities for students to learn directly from the field, meet professionals, and have the experience of a lifetime. 


Please contact us for more information, references, or to request a custom Faculty-Led Program. We look forward to hearing from you!


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