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  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2017 03/01/2017
05/25/2017 07/04/2017

** Some programs accept students on a rolling admission basis. Students may be notified prior to this date of acceptance into the program.

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Program Type:
Emory approved, Emory Faculty-Led
Program Advisor:
Kate Dawson
Program Description:
To learn more and ask questions about Summer Study abroad opportunities please attend the Summer Study Abroad Fair, in Cox Hall Ballroom, on November 14, 2017, from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Please be advised that the application process for Summer 2018 will open on December 15, 2017. At that time, an Apply Now button will appear on this page.

Hosted by: The Department of Chemistry

Academic Focus: Chemistry Studies

Eligibility Requirements: CHEM 222, 222Z, or equivalent Organic Chemistry course. Cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Good academic standing; at least 18 years of age; completion of a full year of college; currently enrolled at a college/university.

Program Dates: May 25 - July 4, 2017 (The official program dates are the arrival and departure dates for the program)

Application Deadlines: Applications will be accepted starting December 15.  The application deadline is March 1.  Emory College Study Abroad encourages students to submit their applications as early as possible, as some programs reach capacity by the end of January.

Acceptance Process: This program is accepting applications on a rolling basis. Chemistry faculty will review applications.  Students will be notified with results within two weeks after submitting their completed application.

Program Information: The Department of Chemistry is offering unique program in Siena, allowing students to spend almost six weeks in Siena and take courses and do laboratory work that connect chemistry with art, architecture, and the food and wine industry. Participants will spend most of their time studying at the University of Siena and take excursions to vineyards, museums, and businesses, and other points of interest. Students will also experience the unique culture of Siena by attending the world famous Palio horse race. The program includes visits to other cities and towns, including Rome (where the program officially begins), Florence, San Gimignano, and other parts of Tuscany.

Program participants take 3 Chemistry courses for a total of 8 credit hours.

CHEM 301: Biochemistry I
Description: 3 credit hours. (Vince Conticello & Jose Soria)

CHEM 468W: Perspectives in Chemistry
Description: 4 credit hours. (Jose Soria & Nathan Jui)

CHEM  475R: Chemistry Seminar (all faculty)
Description: 1 credit hour.

Students who have completed CHEM 301 may still attend the program but will take 3 credits of CHEM 497R: Supervised Reading (instead of CHEM 301) for a total of 8 credit hours for the program. Please contact Dr. Jose Soria if you need to take this option.

Living Arrangements: Residence hall accommodations are provided.

Costs: A full description of the program costs and billing procedures is described in the budget sheets. Please click here for Budget Sheet.

Financial Aid/Scholarships: Emory undergraduate students who qualify are considered by the Office of Financial Aid for a summer aid award after registration in summer study abroad classes. The amount of the award depends on the number of credits and current financial aid package. Students currently receiving financial aid from Emory are typically eligible. Contact the Office of Financial Aid for information about specific awards. Emory Scholars are informed separately about the procedures for Scholars Summer Study Abroad awards. Emory University Employee Courtesy Scholarships may be applied to the academic fee portion of the summer study abroad program's cost. For more information, please see Summer Study Abroad Scholarships.

Application Process: This program is open to both Emory students and to visiting students from other institutions. For questions or assistance please contact Kate Dawson, Summer Study Abroad Advisor, to schedule a meeting or to inquire about the application process. Student must apply online to the program via the on-line application system. Click on the Apply Now link on this page. Emory students will need their Emory login ID and password. Visiting students from other institutions will create a username (current email address) and password through the online system.

Program Resources: Each summer study abroad program will have a mandatory pre-departure orientation session and/or other pre-departure activities for accepted program participants. The Program Director will contact program participants with details.  Emory College Study Abroad will also offer a general pre-departure orientation in mid-April.

Summer Study Abroad Refund Policy

Summer Study Abroad Information for Visiting Students

Jose Soria, Program Director, Chemistry Department,

Kate Dawson, Summer Study Abroad Advisor, Emory College Study Abroad, 404-727-2240,

This program is currently not accepting applications.