Applications for Summer 2022 are now closed.

Check back in Fall 2022 for more information about our Summer 2023 program!

*We are continuing to monitor the ever-evolving COVID-19 situation. All programs are subject to change.

In Summer Semester 2022, students can earn most of a Digital Literacy Certificate while learning abroad in Italy and Spain from May 16 to July 29, 2022. This certificate opens the doors of career opportunity by equipping you with the skills and knowledge top companies want. Those positions that require hybrid skills, combining fields such as marketing and statistical analysis or design and programming, are the most future-proof jobs available.

Students are responsible for a current passport.*

*Go to travel.state.gov to renew or apply for your passport. Passport processing times are currently delayed. Processing is taking 10 to 12 weeks, so make sure to apply early! Click here for more information on processing times.

Pre-requisites

This experience is open to all University of Utah students, and there are no pre-requisites. Students can complete four of the seven classes needed for a Digital Literacy Certificate through this learning abroad experience.

Students are responsible for a current passport.

Earn your certificate and explore!

Earn your Digital Literacy Certificate to set yourself apart from your peers as you enter the job market and be ready to hit the ground running in many of today’s top careers. All while exploring Rome and Barcelona!

View curriculum and sample experiences here.

Program Fee

Program fee will not exceed $14,000

Fee includes tuition and fees, housing, and in-country transportation. The first 20 accepted students will get a minimum of $2,000 toward their summer study abroad program, so apply early!

Not included: Airfare to and from Europe, food and incidental personal expenses

Curriculum

The program will run throughout Summer Semester and will include the following courses:

  • IS 2475 — (5/18-6/4) Blockchain (3 credits)
  • IS 2910 — (6/6-6/21) Cryptocurrency/Fintech (3 credits)
  • IS 2495 — (6/27-7/12) Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning (3 credits)
  • IS 2470 — (7/13-7/28) Cybersecurity Intro (3 credits)

Explore

The experience will include a weekend excursion in Italy and one in Spain to allow students to more fully explore the amazing countries where they’ll be studying.

Italy

  • Enjoy the incredible art of Rome
  • Stand on the Spanish Steps
  • Visit nearby Florence

Spain

  • Visit the unparalleled beauty of La Sagrada Familia
  • Explore the Casa Batlló
  • Check out the beaches of Barcelona

Before You Go

Please remember to fill out the Pre-Departure Checklist and take it to your Academic Advisor prior to your enrollment in Eccles Global courses.

Passport Requirement

Students are responsible for obtaining their own passports and any applicable visas.*

*Go to travel.state.gov to renew or apply for your passport. Passport processing times are currently delayed. Processing is taking 10 to 12 weeks, so make sure to apply early! Click here for more information on processing times.

Questions?

Looking for more information about our Eccles Global programs?

Contact us here.

For students from countries other than the U.S., please contact Buzz Welch for more information.