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History and Culture of Naples

Course at a Glance

Course: HIST 317F

Class and Credits: History and Culture of Naples (3 credits)

Location: Naples, Italy

When: 5 September 2023 to 3 October 2023
Meets on-site in Naples 22-25 September

Register By: 29 August 2023


  • Tour of the Historical Center of Naples
  • Visit the Archeological Museum of Naples
  • Cappella San Severo, Gothic building, and Cloister of Santa
  • Pompeii Ruins
  • Trip to Vomero

Tuition and Fees:

  • $750.00 Undergraduate 3-credit hour tuition cost

  • $175.00 Field Study Additional Fee (Museum/ticket fees, excursions, bus/train)

  • Not included: Hotel, meals, transportation to and from the location, voluntary excursions.

Head to Italy to explore the colorful, cool city of Naples during this field study program at UMGC Europe.

This course explores the remarkable city of Naples, Italy. Nestled amidst the captivating layers of diverse dynasties, including Greek, Roman, Norman, French, and more, Naples boasts a vibrant and unique culture unlike any other. Through immersive all-day field trips, you will have the opportunity to experience firsthand the unparalleled charm of this fascinating city, considered the epitome of cool in Italy, and delve into 2500 years of history condensed within its boundaries. Over the centuries, Naples has played a significant role, attracting renowned artists like Dickens, Byron, Goethe, Pablo Neruda, Hemingway, and Andy Warhol. Throughout this course, we will focus on three pivotal periods in Naples' history: the Greco-Roman period, the Bourbon era, and the post-WWII Naples.

May apply toward upper-level credit for history, humanities general education requirement, Italian studies, or electives.

Schedule of Classes

Faculty member: Enzo Milano, e-mail

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