Facilities / Fees

“The 3 weeks I spent with the CIAO program were unforgettable. It was everything I could have possibly wanted from a program like this; an amazing group of motivated peers, incredible support and guidance, a beautiful location, and delicious food. This program was perfectly planned and executed, the bonds formed are unbreakable, and the memories will always be cherished and remembered. Such an amazing experience!”
Thank you!      –Marina, San Francisco 2019


Students are safely housed in the heart of Rome just a five minute walk to the Colosseum

Double or Triple with en suite bathroom and air conditioning and breakfast provided

Dining in nearby restaurants or enjoying dinner al fresco on the rooftop terrace with a view of the Colosseum


Housing and Studio
overlooking countryside Students live here and work here in an atelier environment
Province of Le Marche
Italy’s most eco-friendly province
an hour to the Sibillini mountains and an hour to the
Adriatic Sea
five minute walk into town along a country road with an allee of trees
Rome includes: Sant’Angelo in Pontano  includes:
 Local and regional transportation
it does not include airfare to Rome
Museum tours and fees
Doubles, Triples, Quads
Bathroom en suite
Continental Breakfast,
Picnic lunch on site or
Pizza, Panini, or Pasta
Dinner at a Pizzeria, Osteria, or Ristoranti or on the rooftop terrace of the B&B
Transportation from Rome
and return to Rome
Modelmaking supplies
Presentation supplies
field trips
 Doubles, Triples
Bathrooms en suite and shared
all fresh and healthful
CFSU garden supplies fresh fruit and vegetables daily
Program fee of $5525.00
$100.00 discount if apply by April 15th
Payment by check:
Center for Sustainable Urbanism memo note:
CIAO! 2023 -or-
Pay on website Application Process page with PayNow button -or-
email [email protected] for bank wire instructions
Full payment due no later than May 1st
Partial fee refundable until June 1st
$175 Application Fee is non-refundable
Transportation to Rome

Sketchbooks and pencils/pens for free-hand sketching

Medical and travel InsuranceFood beyond that which is provided by the Program

Spending Money for Personal purchases  of  any kind

 Laptops necessary for studio work

Photographic Equipment recommended for site visits

University accreditation

(CFSU collaborates with Italian universities but no accreditation given for this program; the Center will issue its own certificates)

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