The Mediterranean Center for Arts and Sciences
(MCAS) is a dedicated Study Abroad Institute legally established as an Italian institute for higher learning and located in a completely restored 17th century baroque palazzo or palace in the historical center of the ancient city of Syracuse in Sicily and surrounded by the Mediterranean sea. We offer a range of liberal arts classes for US University study abroad students
which explore the diversity of Sicily, Italy and the Mediterranean world from a unique perspective.
MCAS follows a US academic calendar and offers semester, quarter, summer programs and internship. For details see our program
US University credits
US University & college students may apply directly
or for more informatione send a message to ortisiL@arcadia.edu