Study in Recanati, Macerata, Italy

Earning our Italian language certificates!

Recanati street view. Photo by student Valerie Hosokawa

Summer 2023 Campus L'Infinito, Recanati.

Marina Bettaglio at Campus L'Infinito

The best way to learn a language and broaden cultural understanding is through immersion. We encourage our Italian language students to study abroad in Recanati, Italy.

Recent experiences:

"I have just completed my month studying abroad in Recanati and wow, what an incredible experience! I would like to say thank you so much to the Department of Hispanic & Italian Studies for helping to arrange this experience. I have made so many memories and friendships in Recanati that will last a lifetime! The program was fantastic and I could not recommend it more. After taking the course, I am very eager to continue studying the language." - Lauren (June 2023)

"Thanks again for such an amazing opportunity to learn the language, culture, and create so many new friendships!" - Ava (June 2023) 

If you are planning to independently study and take courses at institutions abroad that are not part of this program, please see 'Taking Courses Abroad' for important guidelines.

Eligibility for Recanati, Italy

About the program
  • Recanati is a beautiful hill town located in central Italy, close to the Adriatic Sea
  • Students will study at the Scuola Dante Alighieri, Campus L'Infinito
  • Four-week programs run throughout the summer (May, June, July, or August)
About the courses
  • Intensive language courses
  • Cultural activities and tours included
  • Maximum of 12 students per class
  • 20 hours per week (language), 4 hours of Italian instruction per day, week
  • Students completing the four-week courses in Recanati are eligible to register in ITAL 204: Experiential Learning for 1.5 units of credit in the following semester
  • Accommodation in apartments within walking distance to Scuola Dante Alighieri is provided
  • Shared accommodation is included in the 4-week programme fee

For further information please contact the Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies at  

Funding Support for Study Abroad

For financial support with going to study abroad, here are some funding opportunities that exist for current UVic students:

  1. Elias Mandel Award for Study Abroad in the Humanities One or more awards are available for undergraduate students who are studying abroad through courses, field schools, or programs offered or recognized by the Faculty of Humanities. Please note that the deadline is February 28.  See application details and contact 

  2. UVic International Student Services
    Outbound funding opportunites
    including the Student International Activities Fund, and the One World International Scholarship.