Welcome to the Art History Abroad Website

The aim of all AHA's courses is to enjoy Italy, see a wealth of beautiful art while having fun. Our courses will truly expand your horizons. We draw connections between art history, philosophy, music, literature and history making our courses about European Civilisation.

AHA Gap Year Course

Six weeks travelling through Italy

Summer Holiday Courses

Two or four weeks > Jul/Aug

If you want to experience and understand culture in the most civilized way, then an AHA course is for you. Our brilliant tutors explain about what you will see on site in an atmosphere of friendly discussion. With AHA, vivid, first hand experience of the history of art is at the heart of what we do. Furthermore, the hidden value of AHA is in our connections and friends, whom we have built up over 25 years, who allow us privileged access to many of the treasures of Italy.

There are no lecture rooms, no exams, just university styled tutorials and students who have engaged and enquiring minds. Our students come from every academic discipline seeking the foundation stones of culture which will stay with them throughout life. An AHA Course is also ideal for those pursuing a career in the Arts.

With AHA you will travel the length of Italy absorbing a breadth of knowledge from the Ancient World, to the Renaissance, the Baroque and contemporary art. Depending on the course you choose, you will stay in Venice, Florence, Rome, Naples, Siena, Perugia, Palermo, Syracuse or Verona. Your course may make day visits to Padua, Ravenna, Vicenza, Pisa, Arezzo, Pompei, Tivoli and Assisi.

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