May 2 – May 29, 2020



Housing will be arranged by the Atlantis and will likely consist of hostel-, apartment- or dorm-styled housing sharing a room with another student. 


Students are required to complete six credits. 


Students chose three credits of internship (HLTH 496R*, IAS 399R, LFSCI 199R, LFSCI 399R) or Applied International Health (HLTH 481) AND three credits of either Directed Public Health Readings (HLTH 492), Health Problems Workshop: Comparative Analysis of U.S. and European Health Care Systems, Policies, and Health Outcomes (HLTH 403R), or Mentored Research (HLTH 491R). 


HLTH 496R* is for senior-level public health majors.  It requires completion of prerequisite courses and that specific internship requirements are met.  HLTH 496R is usually not suitable for Health Promotion students in this program, but may qualify for Health Science students under certain conditions. 


Students may be interested in investigating the local culture by taking IAS 380 Cultural Proofs for 1–3 credit hours. This self-guided course allows students to do independent intercultural research, interview locals, and experience local culture.



$ 4800-$5300

This cost includes LDS undergraduate tuition (6 credits), internship placement fees, housing, breakfast on weekdays for 4 weeks, 2-4 group meals per week in program location, international health insurance coverage, local excursions/cultural activities in program location vicinity, and some transportation.  Does not include international airfare, passport, transportation not related to hospital shadowing, airport transfer to and from program housing location, international data plan, personal expenses, and most meals.



Priority Deadline: 2 December 2019.  Applications will remain open until program is filled.  Final deadline is anticipated to be 1 February 2020.  Complete the online application at The application requires a $35 fee.  Applicants will be interviewed once the application is complete. Students will be notified via e-mail of their acceptance into the BYU program.  Italian language proficiency is not required, but those with language proficiency will be given higher consideration.  Accepted students will be required to also complete on-line application and pre-departure materials for Atlantis.