Text and Community in Medieval and Renaissance Italy Study Tour

Credit points: 12

Unit: ATS3311 / ATS4311 

Location: Monash Prato Centre, Italy

Coordinator: Associate Professor Peter Howard 

Program type: Arts Semester in Prato


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.


2017 Sem 2 Program  2018 Sem 2 Program
Pre-Departure Session (Compulsory) 17 May May 2018
Overseas Dates 5 December  – 12 December (Block 3) 19 November – 14 December 2018 (Block 3)
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Deposit (Paid on application) $500
Balance  (Paid on acceptance into program) $480
Total  $980

Tuition fees: Monash students will be charged fees according to their verified funding status. This fee will appear on your Monash Fee Statement. Non-Monash students must contact arts-study-tours@monash.edu to enquire about tuition fees.

Accommodation: Your accommodation is included in the above program fee, Students will be staying at the Calamai Apartments, with check in 5 December and check out 12 December 2017.

Travel: International return airfare**

Other Costs: Meals and spending money (varies for each study tour).

* Please note, 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.

How to Apply

Applications open: Applications for 2018 Semester 2 will open November 2017.

Applications close: Applications for 2017 Semester 2 are now closed.

Application process: 

  1. Read the full application process 
  2. Register your Expression of Interest for 2018 Semester 2 Program here.

* Art Study Tour units have a minimum number of students to be able to go ahead. Students should not make any travel arrangements until the Faculty has endorsed their application and confirmed the program will be going ahead.