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To comply with the Government of Canada’s advisory on avoiding non-essential travel outside Canada, all 2020 Field Schools have been cancelled/suspended until further notice. If you’d like to be on our contact list for information on our 2021 Field Schools, please email email@example.com.
Earn nine university-transferable Douglas College credits in only seven weeks' time:
Study four weeks here and then two weeks based in Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance, with excursions to Pisa, Padua and Venice. Spend the final week on the island of Elba!
See what an experience the 2018 program was for one of the students!
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*Passports need to be valid for at least 6 months after the date of return to Canada. For example, if date of return is July 1, 2020, passport needs to be valid until January 1st, 2021 or after.
**For the purpose of attending the Italy Field School, Canadian students normally do not need to apply for a visa. However, non-Canadian students may need to, and obtain one, before departure. Visit here for more information. Passport holders of visa-exempt countries, including Canada, may be asked by border authorities when entering Italy to justify the reasons for and the duration of your stay in Italy. All students going on field school will be given a dean-issued endorsement letter prior to departure.
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Students accepted to the 2020 Italy Field School will be registered by the Registrar's Office sometime during the registration period for Summer 2020 (March 10 - 27).
Douglas College students may be eligible for $750 to $2,500 per scholarship
Please note that students registered in field school courses will be opted out of the U-Pass BC Program for the Summer 2020 semester.
We welcome applications from students of other Canadian post-secondary institutions!
Make your application for Admission to Douglas College preferably before February 2020.
For more information, click here.
After admission to Douglas College and acceptance to the field school, you will be registered in the field school's courses by the Registrar's Office sometime during the registration period for Summer 2020.
Put these courses towards your degree at your own institution. Visit the BC Transfer Guide for more information.
English Faculty Noelle Phillips, 604-527-5984
Mathematics Faculty Wesley Snider, 604-527-5764
Philosophy Faculty Darcy Cutler, 604-527-5170
Karen Ng, Global Engagement, Douglas College International, Room S2805, New Westminster Campus, 604-527-5844