TRU Summer Field School to Montespertoli, Italy

Italy, Europe Past Program Agriculture Environmental studies and Forestry

This short-term summer program is co-delivered by TRU Faculty of Tourism and Okanagan College (OC).

Session: Summer Session 1 

Destination: Montespertoli, Italy

Date: May 6th to June 21, 2019

TRU Course Code: TMGT 3980 worth 3 TRU credits

OC Course Code: 3 OC credits (NOTE: Letter of Permission and tuition paid to OC)


Trip and course details:

  • Week 1 May 6th - visit Penticton Sensory Lab
  • Week 2 May 13th - visit TRU for Preparatory site visits along with Pre-Departure and Intercultural training, 
  • Week 3 and 4 - May 19th to June 2, 2019 approximately - Trip dates
  • Week 5 and 6 - June 3 to June 14th - online program requirement

What is included:

  • Accommodation along with most meals (not all meals will be provided and/or included)
  • Cooking class
  • Wine tasting
  • Organic garden and farm site visit
  • 2 site visits including Olive grove, vineyard and picking, site visits
  • Guest Lectures
  • Transportation to specific site locations

What is not included:

  • Flight cost
  • transportation to and from the townsite based on arrival
  • Medical Insurance

Submit Application deadline: February 8th, 2019

For more information, contact John Hull at jhull@tru.ca