Text and Community in Medieval and Renaissance Italy Study Tour

Unit ATS3311 / ATS4311 
Credit Points 12 credit points
Location Monash Prato Centre, Italy
Coordinators Associate Professor Peter Howard
Program  Arts Semester in Prato
Applications Open  Open for 2018 Honours Students , Intending 2019 Honours students and third year students with coordinator’s permission
Applications Close Friday 3 August 2018 (11.59pm AEST)
Applications Process Email arts-study-tours@monash.edu for an application link. 

Program details

This intensive field work course is taught out of the Monash Prato Centre, utilising the intellectual capital of the members of the Prato Consortium for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. The unit is centred on ‘core skills’ for Medieval and Renaissance Studies: archive, manuscript, palaeographical and interpretive skills. Students will be introduced to archives and manuscripts, visual culture and urban landscapes.

This unit is intended for Honours students. Applications for third year students will be considered if there are places available.

Key Dates  
Pre-departure Sessions (Compulsory)

23 May 2018, 3.00 – 5.00 pm
5 November 2018, 1.00 pm – to be confirmed

Overseas Dates 4-12 December 2018
Results See here


All students will receive a Monash Abroad Travel Scholarship.

Find out more about scholarships and loans available for outbound students.

Program Fee  
Deposit (Paid on application) $500
Balance  (Paid on acceptance into program) $370
Total $870
Included in Program Fee
  • Site entrance fees
  • Accommodation (Students will be staying at the Calamai Apartments, with check in 3 December and check out 13 December 2018)
  • Travel Insurance (All outgoing students will receive complementary travel insurance)
  • Some Meals (4 only)
Not included in Program Fee
  • Most Meals
  • Spending money
  • Visa
  • International Return Flights + Transfers *
  • Tuition Fee (Monash students will be charged fees according to their verified funding status)

Please read our refund procedure carefully before applying
*Students should not book flights until after your application has been endorsed by the Faculty and the Faculty has confirmed the program will be going ahead.