Why Italy?

We will walk in the footsteps of Galileo in Rome, Florence, Sienna, and Pisa as we learn about his scientific discoveries, inventions, and his controversy with the church over the heliocentric theory of the solar system.


  • 06/28/2017 to 07/12/2017


  • International air
  • Ground transportation
  • Intra-city transportation
  • 13 nights hotel
  • 13 breakfasts
  • Guide
  • Admission fees
  • Country guidebook and pre-travel docs
  • Embedded medical insurance
  • 24/7 emergency support

Info Session

Learn more about this program at our upcoming info session!

Meet the Faculty

Dr. Michael Cullin

Chair, Geology & Physics Department
Dr. Cullin is both passionate and enthusiastic. He has been a Physics Teacher or Professor at the high school and university level for over 25 years. He teaches both physics and science education courses at Lock Haven University.

Scholarships and Financial Assistance

WorldStrides is committed to making international travel accessible for students. To find out how to apply for $500 in need-based assistance or our merit-based $3,000 Higher Education Traveler Scholarship, click here.

Gift of Education

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For Parents

Thank you for considering this global opportunity for your students, and for trusting me with the important responsibility of educating them. In addition to building their resume and their network, I believe a program like this builds essential perspective that will set them on a path to becoming more global citizens!

I have chosen WorldStrides as an educational travel partner because of their reputation for excellence in logistics, educational content, and most importantly, safety and security. Read more about WorldStrides.


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