Deaf Studies

Summer Professionals & Graduate Students Program

Important note: Please see our news post for updates regarding the plans for our 2021 Summer Deaf Studies Programs.  The information below refers to our standard program offerings, but the program structure and schedule for 2021 is being modified to accomodate current coronavirus prevention policies. 


An alternative approach to professional development, this two-week intensive program gives adult professionals and graduate students exposure to Italian Sign Language and Italian Deaf Culture. Such engagement encourages professionals and graduate students to re-examine and strengthen their linguistic and cultural expertise.

Program Period

June, 14 - June 27

Program Courses

Italian Sign Language (LIS): 30 hrs

Italian Deaf Culture & History: 30 hrs

(60 professional hours for two weeks)

Program Cost

€ 2300 (includes tuition, accommodation in a double room, and program fees)

Application Deadline

March 15th


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


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