A Semester at Casa Artom

General Description

Each Fall and Spring semester, a group of approximately 20 Wake Forest students live and work at Casa Artom, the University’s Venice Campus. Students take courses in Italian, Art History, History of Venice, Economics and two other courses taught by a Wake Forest Professor in Residence that semester.


Students pay current Wake Forest tuition and housing fees to their account on the home campus before departure. Students are responsible for airfare, additional travel, books and other personal expenses. Several travel scholarships are available through the Center for Global Programs and Studies.


Fall and Spring semesters. Students attend only one semester.



The Program Director at the Home Campus

Peter Kairoff, Professor of Music, is the Director of the Venice Program, and would be happy to answer any questions. kairoff@wfu.edu

General Information About the Courses Offered at Casa Artom

Courses taken during the semester programs in Venice are Wake Forest courses and are evaluated as such. All classes are taught in English, except the Italian language courses, which are taught in the target language. Descriptions are available from the university bulletin.