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 URBINO PROGRAM: May 30 - June 27, 2024

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

TUITION: $8,195 ($5,345 + $2845)
CREDIT: $900
TOTAL COST: $9,090

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Application Deadline is February 9, 2024. If you do not have the necessary access to submit your application by the priority deadline, start a conversation with us by clicking the Get Started button below. Please refer to the Application Deadline Details below for more information.

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ieiMedia projects have a defined capacity limitation for applicants. Since there is a limited number of applicants who can attend, you can only be guaranteed a spot when you (1) have paid your Application Fee and (2) made payments on time according to the Costs and Payment Schedule. Read more about our late payments policy here.


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.

FINANCIAL AID: Students studying abroad for the summer term have limited financial aid options, but Pell grant recipients are encouraged to apply and receive our help in applying for a Gilman Study Abroad Scholarship which can award up to $5,000. Check with your school’s financial aid office and your study abroad offices to find out if other assistance is available. For more information on financial aid, get started by connecting with us here.


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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