The Summer Institute in Urbino, Italy, established in 1980, is a 5 week program hosted at the University of Urbino. Students, from a consortium of American colleges and universities, live in the university dormitory complex, and attend classes, both graduate and undergraduate, in Italian Renaissance, Italian culture, history, art history, studio art, and Italian language at the Summer Institute in Urbino with the American Council of Colleges in Italy (A.C.C.I.), with a staff of professors from a consortium of American and Italian Universities. Students attend classes during the week, earning 6 credits, and participate in excursions, with chartered buses on the weekends to Italian cities such as Rome, Venice, Assisi, Florence, Gubbio, Verona & San Marino. For more information on excursions, see the tentative excursion schedule.