Dante Abroad by Dante Alighieri Siena
Study Italian in Italy - Authentic Italian experience

In our Study Abroad Program students are encouraged to fully take advantage of their stay in Italy. Learn Italian not only in the classroom but through your everyday life in Siena. Our on-site lectures, academic excursions, visits to museums, field trips, hands-on cooking classes and internships will surely broaden your learning experience. Culture courses and seminars are taught in English so you can fully understand subjects we cover such as: Art history and Architecture, Italian History, Performing Arts, Literature, Anthropology, Economy, Health and Nutrition amongst others.

Extra Services & Activities

Orientation
Upon arrival to Siena we plan a student orientation meeting providing assistance if/when needed to the director and be available for questions that may arise. You will be taken on a practical tour of the city within a couple days of your arrival

MEDICAL ISSUES/EMERGENCIES
Throughout the program, when needed, we provide you with information on local medical care facilities and assist you in case of emergencies. When necessary we assist with special health-related needs by translating or personally accompanying you to a local doctor, specialist or hospital.

MEDICAL EMERGENCIES
IN CASE OF LIFE-THREATENING EMERGENCY CALL 118 AMBULANCE, THIS IS THE EQUIVALENT OF 911 FOR MEDICAL EMERGENCIES IN ALL OF ITALY

EMERGENCY ROOM or PRONTO SOCCORSO
Dial 0577 585807 at the OSPEDALE "LE SCOTTE" SIENA

HOSPITAL OPERATOR or CENTRALINO
Dial 0577 585111

GUARDIA MEDICA EMERGENCIES
Dial 118
For Doctor calls during week-ends and night hours (8:00pm - 8:00am)

DOCTORS IN SIENA
If you need to see a doctor, Dante Alighieri Siena recommends the following physicians who have previously and successfully worked with our students. Some of these doctors speak English and you may go directly to them. Doctors' visits cost € 30.00 on average.

GUARDIA MEDICA (EMERGENCIES ONLY)
Dial 118 or 0577-586466

Guardia Medica is available throughout the night from (8:00pm - 8:00am) and during week-ends. Doctors from the Guardia Medica make house calls, yet this service is only for extreme emergencies such as high fevers, etc., not for flu or cold symptoms.

SPECIALISTIC VISITS
If you need to see a gynecologist, dentist or any other type of specialist, please talk to a staff member to make an appointment with the appropriate doctor.

Arrivals
Our staff meets and welcomes you during arrivals. We will assure you arrive on schedule - locate and contact your whereabouts in the event of late arrivals, assist with difficulties or lost luggage, and ensure your overall well-being. Our staff will provide assistance regarding any questions or concerns you may have.

Airport pick-up
We gladly organize a group pick-up day at the Rome Airport (or any one-airport in Italy of choice) where our staff meets and accompanies the group to Siena.

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