Adriatic/Urbino (Both Programs)

Adriatic/Urbino (Both Programs)

Start with the two-week Adriatic Program, then stay on for the four-week Urbino Program.

Apply now to reserve your place in both the Adriatic Travel Storytelling Program and the Urbino, Italy Program
DATES FOR ADRIATIC PROGRAM: June 2 - June 16, 2023
DATES FOR URBINO PROGRAM: June 16 - July 15, 2023

Final Application Deadline: March 1, 2023
Rolling Admissions Deadline: Applications are accepted until either Urbino or Adriatic programs are full.

TUITION: $5,495 + $2,995 = $8,490 ($7,590 without Credit) + airfare
FEE: $50 application fee ( nonrefundable)
DEPOSIT 1: $500 10 business days after acceptance (nonrefundable)
DEPOSIT 2: $4,000 due by March 9th, 2023
BALANCE: $3,990 due by April 1, 2023
DISCOUNT: A $400 discount is available for applications submitted by January 17, 2023 and paid in full within 10 business days from your acceptance notice (usually within 1-2 weeks after application submitted).

GENERAL LOCATION: Both programs are based in Urbino, Italy.

FOCUS: Adriatic Program: Storytelling from a traveler’s perspective using mobile media tools and social media channels. Urbino Program: Choose from multimedia or magazine storytelling

COOPERATING UNIVERSITIES: University of Jamestown, James Madison University, Colorado State University, Rider University, University of Urbino

PLEASE NOTE: In order for your application to be complete, you must also submit a personal statement to within 48 hours of submitting your application that answers the following questions. There are no formatting requirements for the personal statement, but please include your name and program of interest in the header and/or footer of the document.
  • Why have you selected this specific program and location?
  • How does this program tie into achieving your personal and professional goals?
  • What skills do you hope to gain by participating in this program?

NOTE: Colorado State University students must follow these steps.
QUESTIONS? Contact the Program Directors Steve Weiss ( or Greg Luft ( You can also schedule an ieiMedia advising session.

Adriatic Italy Two-Week Travel Storytelling Program

Earn three credits during a travel-focused storytelling and media production program. This photo, video, and information-gathering adventure includes travel along the central Adriatic coastline and in the enchanting countryside of Italy’s Marche region. The base of operations for this two-week program will be the medieval city of Urbino. Faculty will lead day trips by van, bus, and train to hilltop restaurants, coastal cities and beaches, and historic walled villages.

Learn More About the Two-Week Adriatic Program

Urbino, Italy Four-Week Program

Earn three credits while being coached by teachers who have won Pulitzer Prizes and other top journalism awards, students in both sections will work on skills critical for successful journalism, including the basics of reporting and telling compelling stories, through both words and images. Students will learn how to navigate as professional journalists in a foreign culture by working with interpreters and crafting ready-to-publish features and news stories.

Learn More About the Four-Week Urbino Program

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