Deaf Studies

Summer Two & Three Weeks Independent Research & Service Learning Project

Students seeking service learning projects or guided independent research in Interpretation, Deaf Education, or Linguistics, now have that opportunity in Siena. Service learning projects allow students to work directly with the Mason Perkins Deafness Fund, a non-profit whose objective is to contribute to Deaf and Deaf-blind educational and community development in Italy.

Program Period

June, 14 - June 27 or June, 14 - July 4

Program Courses

Italian Sign Language (LIS): 30 hrs

Independent Research Project: Interpretation/Deaf Education/Linguistics OR Service Learning Project (in collaboration with MPDF)

Program Cost

2 weeks: €1600(includes tuition, and program fees)

3 weels: €2200 (includes tuition, and program fees)

Application Deadline

March 15th


Native or near-native signers. Involvement in the Deaf-World.


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