Reggio Emilia, Italy
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Activities for Reggio Emilia, Italy

Visits and excursions are planned and announced throughout the session as well as other group social activities.

Cultural Immersion Opportunities

  • Get to know the European students in your USAC classes each semester
  • Tutor or participate in a language exchange or meet with the program language tutors for extra practice
  • Participate in social, cultural and sports activities and events organized by the Italian student life group, or suggest your own event and they will be happy to collaborate
  • Sit in the campus cafe, open courtyards, piazzas and large green park across the street from the university and get to know local students and friendly folks from the community
  • Ask to meet and interact with a local family for occasional meals or outings
  • Join clubs/associations like chorus, dance, rugby, volleyball, among others

Class Visits

We believe that learning outside the classroom is just as important as in-class activities. This is why all of our courses taught throughout the year feature several class visits each session, to better improve your learning experience and provide you with a deeper knowledge of the local culture and approaches.

EDUCATION COURSES:

  • Reggio Children Headquarters
  • Reggio Approach infant-toddler centers
  • Montessori Approach pre-school
  • Local schools (defferent levels)

HEALTH COURSES:

  • Reggio Emilia Santa Maria Nuova Hospital
  • Health and Prevention Center
  • Nursing Home

COMMUNICATION COURSES:

  • RuMore, university radio
  • Womens' Shelter
  • Local Mosque
  • Collezione Maramotti Museum

ITALIAN STUDIES:

  • International Reggio Film Festival
  • Ferrari factory and museum
  • Local balsamic vingar production cellar

You are also encouraged to participate in the field trips and tours opportunities listed below.