Adam, University of Iowa: “If you are reading this, then you may be someone interested in studying abroad in Italy through the CIMBA program. My advice? DO IT! It will be literally one of the best decisions you ever make in your life. The people you meet, the places you see, the experiences you will have, you will remember them for the rest of your life.”

Undergraduate Summer 2021

CIMBA is now accepting applications for our summer 2021 program

Application Date and Process

Our preferred application date is April 1, 2021; however, applications will be considered after this date if space is available.  Please review our CIMBA and Your University page to see any special procedures required by your home university before applying to CIMBA.


Summer 2021 Dates

  • Student arrival on campus: Monday, May 24, 2021
  • Student check out: Friday, June 18, 2021


Course Offerings

Explore our course offerings, or look up a specific session of interest. We post syllabi as we receive them for upcoming sessions.



The cost for the program can be found on our Program Costs & Payment page. The price you see for your program includes tuition, room and board, dining services, laundry, a twice-weekly cleaning service, and more. Airfare and personal travel are separate, but we’ll give you advice on how to find the best fare. Learn more about our program cost, financial aid, payment plans, and scholarships below.


Awards and Scholarships

CIMBA offers several scholarships and awards in addition to your current financial aid. The CIMBA financial award and scholarship deadline for need and merit awards for our summer program is April 1. The deadline for the RA application is March 15. These are firm deadlines, so please return all required material by 5pm central time. You can apply for CIMBA financial awards even if you have not finished your application to the program or been accepted.