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Italy in the Spring

UPDATE (10/22/2020): Spring 2021 applications are now closed.

CIMBA is now accepting applications for our spring 2021 semester. If you are interested in applying for our fall or summer programs, please visit those pages.

We understand it’s important for you to make an informed decision about where you study overseas and what program you select. At any stage of your admissions process, we encourage you to email or call our U.S. office at +1-319-335-0920.

Our staff and alumni office workers are available Monday through Friday to answer questions about applying to study abroad. We can walk you through course offerings, tuition, room and board, financial aid, scholarships, and more. Or, if you’re ready to apply, go ahead and get started!

Application Date and Process

Our preferred application date is October 15; 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.


Spring 2021 Program Dates

Spring 2021 will be Monday, February 15th through Wednesday, May 5th.

  • Student arrival on campus: Monday, February 15 (10am – 4pm). Note that campus is not open before this date and early arrival is not possible.
  • Student check out: Wednesday, May 5 (12pm – 2pm). Students will have finals up until noon on Wednesday and should give themselves up to five hours afterward to check out and get to the airport.


Course Offerings

To ensure these classes transfer back to your home institution explore our course offerings. We post syllabi as we receive them for upcoming sessions. Please refer to previous session information if the future session information you are looking for is unavailable



The cost for the program can be found on our Program Costs & Payment page. The price for the 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 spring is October 15. This is a firm deadline, 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.