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Siena

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As a quaint town of about 70,000 residents, Siena, Italy feels like a best-kept secret.

Nestled in the breathtaking Tuscan countryside, Siena is an amazingly well-preserved medieval city. You can create your own intimate Italian experience when you study abroad in Siena, where you will truly experience what life in Italy is really like.

Ready to escape to Tuscany and study in Siena? Apply today.

Programs

Siena - Business & Economics of Italian Food & Wine

Siena
,
Italy
Length: 
Fall 2019, Spring 2020
Language prerequisites: 
None
Estimated Cost: 
$13,260
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Siena - Study in Tuscany

Siena
,
Italy
Length: 
Fall 2019, Spring 2020
Language prerequisites: 
None
Estimated Cost: 
$17,790
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Siena Summer - Tradition & Cuisine in Tuscany

Siena
,
Italy
Length: 
Summer 2018, Summer 2019
Language prerequisites: 
None
Estimated Cost: 
$7,275
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Siena's Top Five

Explore the Region

Discover the Tuscany countryside surrounding Siena through field trips, personal travel, and more.

Wander Through the 17 Contrade

The 17 neighborhoods of Siena date back to the Middle Ages and still define life today.

Taste Traditional Tuscan Dishes

From world-famous olive oil to bistecca fiorentina, there’s plenty to taste throughout Tuscany. Our tip: try the pasta e fagioli!

Join the Film Club

Get together with classmates and friends to watch movies filmed in Siena and then explore their filming locations.

People Watch in the Piazza Del Campo

Grab a snack, a book, or some friends and head over to the Piazza to spend an afternoon lounging in the sun.

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Here is what you should bring, or not bring, to Siena.

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Weekend Trips in Italy

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Choosing Siena

by Amanda

Choosing a place to study abroad is no easy task. Here are five reasons why I recommend choosing Siena, Italy for your adventures.

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An IES Abroad Trip: Perugia & Assisi

by Amanda

This past weekend I went on a two-day field trip with some of my classmates from IES Abroad. Having been on some terrible group trips in my life, I was a bit anxious, but I ended up having an absolutely wonderful time.

We woke up early on Friday to head to Perugia. We had our own private bus which was very comfortable and honestly, it was fancy. It felt so nice not having to worry about public transportation.

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