ITA235H5F - Italy Group

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The Course: ITA325

(Offered in English) This course charts the regional diversity of Italian food and examines various factors (early settlers, wars, migratory trends) that have shaped Italian culinary traditions. Students will also have the opportunity to explore their own culinary traditions. Students have the option of participating in local and international field trips (to restaurants, factories, farms). When travel experiences are offered, additional costs and application processes apply.

Exclusion: ITA234H5

The Trip

Taste the food and visit the places you learn about in Cucina Italiana (ITA235). You will cook, eat, and learn in an all-inclusive trip through Rome, Bologna, and Florence as you become ever more familiar with the history and cultural traditions of Italy. 

Travel through Italy savoring its world-renowned dishes and learning about food systems alongside your classmates and Professor Teresa Lobalsamo.

Expected Travel Dates: June 24 - June 30


Estimated cost of International Component 2019-2020: CAD $3400-$3700

*The amount posted is currently under review by the University Business Board. Approved amounts will be confirmed in March 2019. 

What is Included: Flights, transportation, accommodation, meals and in-country activities associated with the course. Funding Available!

What is NOT Included: Course fees, fees associated with travel insurance, trip cancellation insurance, additional optional tours/activities while abroad, visa applications, medical exams, vaccinations, and any other additional costs.

Important Dates

The most up-to-date information will always be sent via email. See below for session dates, payment dates and form submission dates.

To submit forms and/or payments use the links below:

The Payment System (payments)

The UTM Abroad Portal (forms)



Due with Application

First Instalment - $250               

Wednesday May 8, 2019

Second Instalment Due - $950

Post-Acceptance Form Due
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 5:00pm-6:00pm Orientation Session

Sunday May 19, 2019

Third Instalment Due - $950

Friday May 31, 2019

Fourth Instalment Due - $950

Pre-Departure Form Due
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 5:00pm-6:00pm Pre-Departure Session
Friday June 14, 2019 Fifth Instalment Due - TBD
Monday June 24th - Sunday June 30th Travel Dates
Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 5:00pm-6:00pm Post-Trip Session
TBD Post-Trip Survey