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Mathematical Study Tour 2012 - Italy

2012 Mathematical Study Tour to Italy

June 9-22, 2012
Turin, Bologna, Florence and Rome

An Educational Tour organized with Academic Travel Abroad, Inc.

Join MAA on a tour that explores Italy?s mathematical history and meet its present-day rising stars in the field of mathematics and science. Discover where the great minds such as Joseph-Louis Lagrange, Giovanni Benedetti, and Amedeo Avogadro lived and worked and enjoy guided visits to top university mathematics departments and discussions with faculty. We hope you can join us on this custom trip, designed especially for MAA members.

  • Take a private guided walking tour of Turin, calling in at the city?s most significant mathematics related sights, including the Academy of Science and the university?s Department of Mathematics.
  • Attend an exclusive talk given by Salvatore Coen, professor in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Bologna. Visit the library, one of the largest in Europe and housing significant mathematical works.
  • View the original volume of algebra by Bombelli.
  • Explore Florence?s duomo, the Uffizi Gallery, and the Gardens of Archimedes: A Museum for Mathematics.
  • Tour the Museo Galileo, home to the only surviving instruments designed and built by Galileo himself, and visit the observatory in Arcetri.
  • Discover Rome?s ancient Coliseum and Forum, as well as the Pantheon. See the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City and visit the Vatican Museum.
  • Enjoy time for independent explorations - your hotels are conveniently located in city centers.

View a detailed brochure, with full itinerary.

For more information or to register, call Academic Travel Abroad, Inc. (ATA) at:
202-785-9000 or 1-800-556-7896.

Please register as early as possible! Registration Deadline: March 9th.

From $4,750 based on double occupancy. Airfare to Italy not included.

Download a one-page flyer to share this trip with you colleagues, friends, and family!

If you have questions not addressed by ATA, email