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Study Abroad:
Italy | France

Food and Wine in Italy and France

Do you have an interest in Italian and French gastronomy? Imagine being able to create a delicious meal of traditional Tuscan or Lyonnaise recipes … serving wine using traditional French techniques … experiencing innovations in coffee and tea service, cuisine, mixology and winery practices. Now in its seventh year, the Food, Wine and Culture program has been expanded to include both Italy and France. This program will enable you to gain this expertise at the Apicius International School of Hospitality (Florence, Italy) and the Institute Paul Bocuse (Lyon, France).

“Studying abroad in Italy was the opportunity of a lifetime. We not only learned about Italian food and wine in the classroom, but we were able to travel and experience true Italian culture firsthand.”

— Sarah Montgomery, hospitality business management, 2014

Florence and Lyon

Program overview

Place of study: Florence, Italy & Lyon, France

Dates: May 8-June 23, 2018

Course credit: WSU courses and Florence University of the Arts courses, 9 credits mandatory

Courses offered:

WSU Classes (two mandatory)

IBUS 496       HBM 497

FUA Classes (choose one)

HBM 350       HBM 258       HBM 458

Expenses (Excluding air, WSU tuition & fees): TBA (+WSU full time tuition)

Scholarships available?: Yes, plus HBM department Scholarships

Financial aid applies?: Yes

Director: Jamie Callison,


Locations courses, and prices are subject to change.


Language and culture

Information Session

  • January 10, 2018 at 5:00pm in Todd 575

To apply

  • Application deadline for the program and scholarships: February 1
  • Apply online or visit International Programs Global Learning in Bryan 105

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