Baking and Culinary Arts Field School to Italy 2019

Baking and Culinary Arts Field School to Italy 2019

Program Overview

Field School Dates: February 23 - March 10, 2019

Baking students and alumni are invited to join the biannual field trip to Italy. We will be based in Florence.

For more information about the field school including program details, estimated cost, itinerary and application process, please visit the VIU Baking and Culinary Programs.

Eligibility and How to Apply

Application Procedure

Deadline to Apply: Sunday, October 21, 2018

For the complete application requirements and application form, please visit the Baking and Culinary Programs' website.


To be confirmed.

Costs and Funding

Field School Fees and Costs: $3,500 (subject to change)

Individual students may find they have additional expenses on top of the field school fees.



Non-refundable deposit


October 23, 2018

Payment 1


January 7, 2019

Payment 2/Final Payment


January 24, 2019

Total cost per participant

Estimated amount: $3,500
Subject to change

All payments must be made via the student record. Credit cards are not accepted.

Passports and Visas


All participants must have a valid passport good for six months after your return. Apply for a Canadian passport or pick up an application at any Canada Post office.


Canadian passport holders do not require a visa for short-term travel to France.

Italy is part of the Schengen Region and you may require a Schengen Visa depending upon which country you hold a passport. Please visit Schengen Visa Info or Government of France: Coming to France.

International students going abroad must make sure their TRV and Study Permits are up-to-date and won't expire while they are abroad.

Students will be responsible for applying for and securing their own visas (where appropriate).

Contact Us

Debbie Shore

Instructor, Culinary Arts
Phone: 250.740.6137

Rita Gower

Instructor, Culinary Arts
Phone: 250.753.3245 Ext. 2152

Education Abroad

Building 255, Second Floor
Phone: 250.753.3245 Ext. 2494
Web: VIU Education Abroad