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  • Locations: Florence, Italy; Rome, Italy; Venice, Italy
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA (Undergraduate): 2.5 Language of Instruction: English
Housing: Hotel Number of Credits Offered: 6
Eligible Population: 01 Freshman, 02 Sophomore, 03 Junior, 04 Senior Type of Program: Faculty-led
Click here for a definition of this term Area of Study: Philosophy, Integrative Studies Click here for a definition of this term Study Abroad Host: Field Studies in SAIL
Program Description:

Rome, Palace
Leadership - The Italian Perspective

This program consists of 2 classes


3 credits, Lead by Professor Steven Zaccaro


3 credits, Lead by Professor Graziella McCarron

Throughout its history, Italy has provided a rich set of leadership themes that were manifested in enduring cultural artifacts. In this course we will learn about some core themes around leaders as warriors, problem solvers, politicians, and teachers.

In this class participants will explore what each leadership perspective suggests about the qualities of effective leaders, the relationship between leaders and followers, the role of ethics in leadership, and the development of effective leaders. 
For information about the two classes please contact Professor Graziella McCarron
or Professor Stephen Zaccaro


Program Details

Seeking credits for the following:

  • Integrative Studies (INTS) 498: Field-based Work
  • Psychology (PSYC) 461: Special Topics
  • Conflict Analysis and Resolution (CONF) 385 &  397
  • Honors (HNRS) 130
  • Integrative Studies (INTS) 595
  • Conflict Analysis and Resolution (CONF) 695


This program is open to all undergraduate and graduate students including students who do not attend George Mason University.


Hotels, Standard arrangement is a triple-room occupancy. If you would like to request a double or single room you must email with your request. Additional charges will apply.

Program Cost with airfare included (Summer 2019): $6,295.00 


  • Tuition (6 credits)
  • In-country transportation
  • Hotel accommodation
  • Some meals
  • Sightseeing tours with local expert guides
  • Museum entrances
  • International Emergency Insurance
Not Included:
  • Personal spending
  • Some meals

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More Information About SAIL Field Studies

Contact Information

Coordinator of Field Studies

Greg Justice


Stephen Zuccaro

Graziella McCarron


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 03/17/2019
Rolling Admission 05/20/2019 05/31/2019

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

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This program is currently not accepting applications.