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Division of Continuing Studies

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IPFW offers a varierty of short, educational travel opportunities each year. These programs are developed and led by IPFW faculty and vary according to their research and schedule.

Take a Trip in 2015...

Trip#1

Hosted by the IPFW Department of Fine Arts, take a trip and learn about "The Art of Italy"

After flying from Chicago to Rome, travelers will tour the city that is home to such wonders as the Colosseum and Forum, the Vatican Museum with its Sistine Chapel, and the Borghese Palace, full of beautiful sculptures by Bernini and paintings by Caravaggio. This is guaranteed to be an amazing art adventure.

Included in the cost of this trip is round trip airfare from Chicago, lodging, most meals, ground transportation, travel health insurance, and planned activities and events. A $500 balance due  2/6/15 for The Art of Italy, payments must be made through IPFW’s Division of Continuing Studies in Kettler Hall Room 145. 

Price of trip:

- Community members: $5,750

- Students: $5,400 ($6,195 with Tuition)

Travel Fee due dates:

- Deposit of $500: 3/4/15

- Balance  of $5,250 for Community Members: 3/13/15

- Balance of $4,900 for Students: 3/13/15

 Travel dates:

- 6/7/15 through 6/28/15

Trip #2

Culinary Traditions of Tuscany,  hosted by IPFW Consumer and Family Sciences. Focusing on the intriguing food culture of Italy, travelers will see, feel, taste and explore the real foods. IPFW works with a small local Italian company to offer unique experiences not available to the average traveler to Italy.

Included in the cost of these trips are round trip airfare from Chicago, lodging, most meals, ground transportation, travel health insurance, and planned activities and events.  All payments must be made through IPFW’s Division of Continuing Studies in Kettler Hall Room 145

Price of trip:

- Community members: $4,730

- Students: $4,380 ($5174.85 with Tuition)

Travel Fee due dates:

- Deposit of $500: 3/4/15

 Travel dates:

- 5/23/15 through 6/7/15

Trip Registration

Trips are open to the public unless noted otherwise. All have a credit option (additional tuition cost applies). Please refer to Travel Participant Application for payments and refund information. Each trip varies in terms of the specific expenses covered by the registration fees. In general, the following expenses are included in fees: 

  • Round trip international flights; housing/accommodations (double or group occupancy)
  • Some – but not all – meals, except the Strasbourg trip, where students can buy a dorm cafeteria card
  • Ground transportation to/from airport is usually included
  • Entrance fees to museums and historical sites is often included, but additional side trips offered are optional
  • Study abroad insurance coverage (including coverage for emergency medical treatment and transportation)

Expenses for additional meals, personal items, tips & gratuities, free time activities, admissions and entertainment, and souvenirs are considered out-of-pocket expenses. This cost will be estimated during pre-travel orientation sessions. Each traveler is responsible for their own portion of these expenses.

To sign up for an international trip you must fill out the Travel Participant Application.

IPFW Faculty Information:  All IPFW international programs are administered through the IPFW's Office of International Education. Visit http://www.ipfw.edu/offices/iss/international-programs/programs.html for full details.

Please bring or mail your Travel Participant Application with payment (see the application for details) to:

IPFW Division of Continuing Studies,
2101 E. Coliseum Blvd., KT 139
Fort Wayne, IN 46805

Register by calling 260-481-6619