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Spring Break 2022

Florence Spring Break

Program Details


Thursday October 28 @ 7.00pm (KRAN G018)


Florence, Italy

Program Dates: March 12, 2022 - March 19, 2022
Host: Krannert School of Management
Eligibility: The program is open to all Purdue undergraduate students with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.
Course Credits: Students will earn 1 credit p/np (MGMT 39000) which can be applied toward graduation requirements.


Does not include airfare. Students are responsible for purchasing and booking their own flight.

Cost includes: insurance, tuition/fees, any excursions, some group meals, hotel accommodations, breakfast in hotel, cultural activities.

$500 non-refundable deposit required to secure spot in the program. Deposit will be deducted from the total program costs.


Krannert students may apply for Krannert student scholarships in addition to the Purdue Moves Scholarship. For more information please visit our Financial Planning and Scholarships page!

Language Requirements: None.
Application Deadline:

December 20, 2021. Sign up through the study abroad website.

Deposit Deadline: December 20, 2021. $500 non-refundable deposit required.
Contact: for more information.

Course Descriptions

MGMT 39000 – The Business of Food in Italy (Cultural Competency, International Elective)

To understand and appreciate Italian identity and business culture it is important to recognize the central role that food plays. Italy boasts 7,200 edible herbs and vegetables, 1,200 varieties of grape, nearly 500 types of cheese, and 100 varieties of apple. This seminar is about the business and economics of Food in Italy.  The week long program will examine aspects of growing, preparation, distribution and consumption of the main foods of Italy. The focus of the program will be on case studies of companies and other stakeholders that impact the markets as well as tradition and contemporary food markets. Classroom instruction will be supplemented with tours of markets in Florence, a visit to a farm to table business establishment, a cooking class, and an excursion to Parma or Modena to visit sites associated with food production in Emilia Romagna or Tuscany.

Program includes: daily breakfast in hotel, welcome and farewell meal, some group meals, guided walking tours, museum visit, cultural activities, company visit.