Management Made in Italy: Food, Luxury, Fashion and Design

LUISS Guido Carli
Rome, Italy
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Program Overview

Program Overview

  • Program Name

    Management Made in Italy: Food, Luxury, Fashion and Design

  • Location

    Rome

  • Host University

    LUISS Guido Carli

    The Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali "Guido Carli", known by the acronym "LUISS" or "LUISS Guido Carli", is an independent, private university in Rome, Italy, founded in 1974. LUISS offers an innovative educational approach at its four Departments: Economics and Finance, Business and Management, Law, and Political Science. ISA students will be able to participate in summer programs designed specifically for international student in the following areas:

    • Euro-Mediterranean Trends - Society and Culture, Politics and Economics
    • Management "Made in Italy" - Food, Luxury, Fashion and Design
     

  • Term

    Summer 6 2020

  • Program Dates

    Early Jul, 2020 - Late Jul, 2020

  • Program Length

    Summer

  • Application Deadline

    Apr 10, 2020

  • Credit

    8 ECTS Credits

  • Eligibility

    2.50 Minimum GPA*

  • Cost

    TBA

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Program Description

The LUISS Guido Carli University offers a unique summer program that adopts a cross-industry approach, analyzing operating and innovation strategies performed by leading Italian companies in different industries: fashion, design, automotive, luxury boating, hi-tech, food, and beverages. This program focuses on the latest business strategies of luxury niche players and global players in industries where creativity, innovation and exclusiveness are the key ingredients for success.

Trips in this program include:

  • Eataly - visit, presentation, and dinner
  • Prosciutto Production Cellar (food and wine tasting)
  • Ferrari Museum guided tour (travel to Livorno)
  • Luxury Yacht Shipyard
  • Bulgari luxury jewelry company presentation
  • Giorgetti furniture production facility and company showroom

Academic Details:

  • Students will enroll in one courses (4 recommended US credits).
  • Courses are taught in English.
  • No Italian language experience is required for this program.
  • This course may require additional fees.
  • The course will be taught by local and international faculty.
  • Classmates are international students, the majority of whom are North American.

*Eligibility

MINIMUM GPA

Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.50.

MINIMUM ADMISSIONS PREREQUISITES

There is no language prerequisite for this program.

  • You must be at least 18 years old by the program start date.

  • You must submit a course registration agreement. Additional details will be provided after gaining access to the ISA Student Portal.

  • A transcript, CV/Resume, and a Letter of Intent must be submitted along with your application materials for consideration in this program.

What's Included

Comprehensive Advising and Support

24-Hour Emergency

Comprehensive Health, Safety, and Security Support

Tuition at the Host University

Housing

Bridging Cultures Program

Internet Access

ISA Discovery Model

Cultural Activities

Insurance

Official Transcript from the Host University

Full-Time Resident Staff

On-Site ISA Offices

Scholarship Opportunities

Academics

Credits

ECTS Credits

8

Contact Hours

60

Recommended U.S. Semester Credits

4

Recommended U.S. Quarter Units

6

Academic Information

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

  • You will take 1 course (8 ECTS credits) during this session. Classes meet Monday - Friday.
  • Trips in this program include:

    • Eataly - visit, presentation, and dinner

    • Prosciutto Production Cellar (food and wine tasting)

    • Ferrari Museum guided tour (travel to Livorno)

    • Luxury Yacht Shipyard

    • Bulgari luxury jewelry company presentation

    • Giorgetti furniture production facility and company showroom

COURSE CREDIT

  • Credits earned vary according to the policies of your home institution.
  • According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, you must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by your home and host institutions, for the duration of the program.
  • Credit transfer is ultimately determined by your home university.

SYLLABI

TRANSCRIPTS

  • Upon program completion, you will receive a transcript issued directly from LUISS Guido Carli. The transcript will reflect ECTS credits for all courses taken. Credit transfer is ultimately determined by your home university.

Courses

LUISS Guido Carli
International Students
Management and Marketing

Support & Funding

U.S. Team

Lillian Nguyen

Program Manager, Italy

ROME TEAM

Mattea Di Fabio

Resident Director, Italy

Mara Cecili

Student Services, Italy

Vera Contu

Assistant Resident Director/Housing Coordinator, Italy

Funding Your ISA Program

As an ISA participant, you have the opportunity to apply for scholarships and grants that can be applied directly to assist with your study abroad programs. ISA offers over $1,000,000 in scholarships and grants each year. To see what opportunities are available, please visit the Scholarships and Grants page. 

View all Funding Options

Housing

ISA in Rome includes comfortable housing in shared, fully-furnished accommodations conveniently located in well-established neighborhoods in close proximity to the universities.  A $500 refundable security deposit will be charged to students living in ISA arranged housing. ISA may retain some, or all, of this deposit in the case of damage to property or if utility usage exceeds the allotted monthly amount.

We strive to match your housing preferences with our available accommodations; however, housing preference requests cannot be guaranteed.

Independent Housing

You may elect to secure housing independently. If you select this option, you will receive a discount equal to the housing portion of the program price.

You may elect to secure housing independently. If you select this option, you will receive a discount equal to the housing portion of the program price.

Excursions

THERE’S MORE TO DISCOVER WITH ISA

Excursions are not included in this session. However, while you are abroad, you will have the opportunity to take part in the cultural activities offered by the ISA resident staff. 

Cultural Activities in Rome

The ISA on-site team encourages you to explore the city and culture of Rome. The team facilitates this by offering a robust calendar of events that showcases what makes Rome special.

These activities vary each term, and previous offerings have included cooking lessons, guided tours of the Capitoline Museums, a visit to a gelato factory, guided tours of the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and the Palatine Hill, and a walking tour of the famous fountains in the city.