In order to ensure the safety and security of all staff members, The Vesuvian Institute operates as a closed campus. All campus visitors are required to identify themselves to security staff, declare the purpose of their visit and report to the Main Office before being allowed access to their intended destination on campus.
A tutor will accompany students in order to solve any problems and accommodate special requests during the duration of the summer school. Each student will receive a handbook with safety instructions, city guide and emergency numbers.
When students arrive at the Naples Airport, they will be met and transported to The Vesuvian Institute. Our staff will provide a thorough orientation with information about the local culture, including a review of country- and program-related safety and security guidelines.
Students will be provided with emergency contact cards which will include a toll-free emergency number which is monitored 24 hours a day.
Before arriving in Italy, we strongly recommend that students take out insurance for their own financial and personal security.

The Center for Study Abroad will provide archeology- and Italian culture-focused universities and training centers around the world with the possibility to take a temporary seat in the heart of Roman archeology, with services for both face-to-face and distance learning.

The main aspects of the purpose of the Center for Study Abroad:

• To provide foreign students staying at the Vesuvian Institute with the possibility to continue following the distance learning courses of their universities, ensuring educational continuity;
• To provide students from all over the world with the opportunity to attend specialised workshops taught by experts from the RAS Foundation and the world’s most famous universities;
• To provide students with the opportunity to attend and participate in on-line meetings and seminars;
• To provide students with the possibility to communicate online with international experts in order to discuss the evolution of scientific researches in the field of archaeology.

These points make the Vesuvian Institute a unique Center for Study Abroad.