Approximately 40-50 students are selected annually to participate in the Bologna program. In addition to students from BCSP member and associate member institutions, the program accepts applications from undergraduate students attending any accredited U.S. university, regardless of major field, as long as they have:
•    attained a cumulative B average or better and a B average in Italian
•    reached at least junior standing when program participation begins
•    two years of college-level Italian for the academic year or fall semester program OR five semesters of Italian for the spring program. Of course, higher proficiency in Italian is strongly encouraged for all applicants.