The Harvard University Summer School

51 Brattle Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Telephone: +1 617-495-0311
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One 8-week program at the Center for Mind/Brain Sciences, University of Trento, Italy, provides a unique opportunity to study the mind/brain. The courses include lectures, field trips, and hands-on laboratory sessions (e.g., neuroimaging demonstrations). Depending on the demand, the program may also include a noncredit Italian language class. In addition to courses, students will have the opportunity to learn about cognitive science research by participating in experiments, and by attending talks and presentations organized at the research center.

One multidisciplinary 8-week program that brings together students from Harvard University and Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. The program offers courses in a range of fields, including art history, economics, English literature, Italian, and sociology. In addition to classes, a carefully designed program of activities brings students into the local community and promotes their understanding of Venice as a city with a rich history and an environment unlike any other.