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.
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.
$4 Million in Financial Aid
We firmly believe that financial limitations should not prevent a qualified student from participating in an IES Abroad Program. This is why we commit more than $4 million each year to our financial aid programs.