Study Abroad – Italy: Fashion Merchandising and Design

Fashion in Italy

Study fashion while being immersed in the culture of one of the most fashion forward countries in the world. Visita I’Italia! Students will spend ten days traveling through Florence and Milan visiting designer showrooms and museums. Sites include the Fondazione Prada, Armani/Silos, Ferragamo Museum, Gucci Garden, and more.

Program Brochure

Trip Dates: May 18 – 27, 2022

Course Dates Summer I: May 16 – June 27, 2022

Course(s) Offered: FASH 122 Textiles
FASH 225 History of Costume
FASH 295 Special Project

Tour Highlights:

Palazzo Morando Fashion Museum

Yarn Factory Visit

Como Lake Cruise

Textile Studio Museum – FAR

Fondazione Prada


Scuola del Cuoio (Leather School)

Barberino Designer Outlet

Ferragamo Museum

Meseum of Costume and Fashion – Pitti

Gucci Garden

Tour Includes:

Roundtrip Airfare

8 Nights of Accommodation

Daily Continental Breakfast

2 Traditional Dinners

All Ground Transportation

Full Time Guide & Assistance

Historical & Cultural Walking Tours

Travelers Insurance

Trip Cost: 3,285 before November 19
3,435 after November 19

Information Session dates:

Thursday, 9/16, 12:00 -1:00pm (LAH208)

Monday, 9/20 1:00 -2:00pm (LAH208)

Tuesday, 9/28 12:00 -1:00pm (LAH208)

Thursday, 10/14, 11:30 – 12:30 (LAH 208)

Tuesday 11/16, 11:30 – 1:00, Study Abroad Fair, Student Life Center Lobby

Application Deadlines:

Early Bird – November 19

Final – January 31

Upload forms securely to: ;  Enter the passcode INTL2799 or, bring them in person to the International Education Center MAC 114 – Lincroft campus.

To secure your spot, pay

$500 Non-Refundable Deposit
-Check payable to Brookdale Community College (bring to MAC 114-Lincroft Campus)
-Call the International Center at 732-224-2799 to pay by credit card

For more information email or call 732-224-2799

Faculty Leaders

AnnMarie Hughes,