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  • Locations: Milano, Italy
  • Program Terms: Fall, Full Academic Year, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: Vanderbilt applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Advisor: Caroline Nikolaus (30006) Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 3.00
Language of Instruction: English, Italian Language Prerequisite: No
Click here for a definition of this term Housing: Apartment (shared), Dormitory, Homestay Program Provider: IES
Click here for a definition of this term Area(s) of Study: Diverse studies available (see below) Fall Calendar: Late August to mid-December
Spring Calendar: Mid-January to mid-May Restrictions: Vanderbilt undergraduates only
Type of Program: Study Center/University Hybrid Academic Calendar: Similar to VU
Additional Prerequisites: N/A Visa requirements: Visa required for US citizens
Program Description:
In this study center program, students study music in Milan, a city that has been at the forefront of musical innovation.

IES Milan has partnerships with the Civica Scuola di Musica, La Verdi Symphonic Choir and Orchestra, and more, where students can work with world-class musicians and take an individual instrument or voice instruction. They can even enroll in a music-related internship or a community-based learning opportunity with an accompanying academic seminar.

On top of studying composition and theory, students will take a required Italian course and have opportunities to join ensembles and choirs. 3-day excursions are included in this program, as well as course-related trips. Students choose between apartments, residence halls, and homestays while living in Milan.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Review Begins Start Date End Date
Full Academic Year 2023-2024 02/22/2023 02/23/2023 TBA TBA
Fall 2023 02/22/2023 02/23/2023 08/30/2022 12/16/2022