Abruzzo, Italy

Discovering the Environment - Gran Sasso Fan Camp

blended course
when 1 March 2021 - 31 December 2021
language English
duration 44 weeks
credits 10 EC
fee EUR 1200

All the programmes offer the opportunity for individuals, groups, university cohorts to living life in Italy, in Abruzzo, flavoured by the most renowned of the Roman Emperors, Hadrian, whose traditions and legacies are living memories throughout the world - the Borgo of Fano Adriano lies
in the shadow of the Gran Sasso Mountain ranges. It is also world famous for its Christmas Museum and holds Crib Making sessions inside its walls. Each programme will also include a specialised parallel course in learning the Italian language and culture.

Course leader

Annika Patregnani and a group of specialised international experts.

Target group

Aunique experience of a lifetime in living and learning in the legacy of Emperor Hadrian.
Spark your intellectual curiosity and enhance your skills in an intensive Gran Sasso Fan Camp. Whether you are an undergraduate student, a postgraduate scholar, a working professional, or an adult in search of academic adventures, you can take advantage of our Gran Sasso Fan Camp, faculty and environmental resources

Course aim

The courses are aimed at developing the following themes:
Environment, wild life, bio-diversity, architecture, history, food & beverage, including cheese making, oil and wine production, law, local administration, painting, photography, green & blue economies.
Courses are tailor-made to participants' interest, academic and professional levels and/or specific requests. In service getaways, CPD and training sessions are also organised.

Credits info

10 EC
Academic and professional credits (and school certification) are available for each category of participants.

Fee info

EUR 1200: The fee (2 week stay) includes all courses, leisure activities, board and lodging for high school and undergraduate students.
EUR 1500: The fee (2 week stay) for graduate and lifelong learners includes all courses, leisure activities, board and lodging.


Scholarships are provided on request. Automatic scholarships are given to groups of 15 plus participants.