Study Abroad

Bison Athletes in Training (BAT) Italy 2017

BAT is a condensed summer program designed for Harding athletes.

Participants will follow the workout plan of their sport, or if not an HU athlete, a plan designed by the student and approved by the Director. Classes will be based at the Avanti Italia building in Scandicci and required workouts will be conducted at a local gym. During their stay, students will experience Florence, Rome, Siena, San Gimignano, Pisa, Cinque Terre, and Germany. Independent travel opportunities are a possibility at the conclusion of the program.

Limited space is available to only 20 participants. For more information, contact Dr. Clay Beason at or Dr. J.R. Duke and check out the BAT Facebook Page.


Brochure (pdf): BAT 2017 

Cost Sheet (pdf): BAT 2017 

Course Schedule (pdf): BAT 2017

To apply for this program, complete the Study Abroad Application

Required forms and information for enrolled BAT students


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Study Abroad is managed by the Office of International Programs


Fax: 501-279-4184

Mailing address:
Harding University
International Programs
Box 10838
Searcy AR 72149-5615