At SYA Italy, you'll learn why the world looks to Italy
arts, music, design, modern style trends and culinary inspiration.
Since its inception, in 2000, SYA Italy has been located just north of Rome in the charming city of Viterbo. With a group of experienced and dynamic faculty members at its helm, SYA Italy encourages students to take full advantage of the splendid cultural and intellectual resources that Italy has to offer. Home to 45 UNESCO World Heritage sites, Italy is sure to stimulate the mind of all students, be they interested in art, architecture, archaeology, history, modern languages or classical studies.
SYA Italy’s curriculum seeks to capture this wide range with a multidisciplinary approach, and provides SYA students with an in-depth understanding of modern-day Italy by first examining the fascinating ancient cultures from which it sprang. Frequent field trips enable SYA Italy students to explore firsthand the art and architecture they learn about in class. Here, SYA students are offered the unique opportunity to study one of the world’s oldest civilizations up close, and to witness its lasting impact upon the present.