The International PDS in Torremaggiore, Italy enables teacher candidates and faculty members from Buffalo State and the University of Foggia to learn from each other educational practices considered exemplary in their respective cultures. Buffalo State teacher candidates and faculty travel to Italy every other January for approximately 2+ weeks.
Torremaggiore (view map) is a small medieval town in the province of Foggia in the Apulia region of southeast Italy. Situated on a hill about 20 miles from the Adriatic Sea, it is noted for its production of wine and olives. The climate is Mediterranean with mild winters (40-50F) and warm summers (75-80F).
University of Foggia
San Giovanni Bosco
Study: Fall Semester
Travel: January (2+ weeks)
Overall estimate of approximately $4500 includes:
Final program costs are determined once participant is enrolled. The majority of the expenses are due to Buffalo State prior to travel. Other expenses are paid separately by each student before and during travel.
Travel: January 2018
Coursework: Fall Semester 2017
Application Deadline: April 20, 2017
Applications are to be submitted directly to the program leaders during open application periods only. Applicants must submit the completed application form, an essay of intent, one academic reference, and a copy of past grades and current course registration.
Email Maria Ceprano