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Conversation Exchange is back!

After the summer break the weekly appointment that gives you the opportunity to improve your Italian conversation skills, cultural and local knowledge is now back: every Tuesday from to 7pm students can meet Italians and enjoy informal conversation at the Monash Prato Centre. 

Visual Residency 2014 – application deadline extended

Application deadline for the 2014 MUPC Visual Residency Program has been extended
The Monash University Prato Centre (MUPC) and Monash Art Design & Architecture (MADA) are pleased to announce that the application deadline for the 2014 MUPC Visual Residency Program has been extended: the new date for submission is 30 September 2013.

Monash Prato Centre summer closure

The Monash University Prato Centre will be closed for the European summer break from Saturday 10 August to Sunday 25 August 2013 inclusive.

The Centre will re-open on Monday 26 August 2013.

For urgent enquiries only please email

We look forward to welcoming new students and visitors after the break.  Safe journey home to those who have just concluded their time here.



6th Chinese in Prato & 4th Wenzhouese Diaspora Symposia - Registrations open

Chinese migration, entrepreneurship and development in the new global economy
6th Chinese in Prato & 4th Wenzhouese Diaspora Symposia 
29-30 October 2013, Prato, Italy
All events are open to the public and entry is free. Please complete the online registration form on the symposia webpage by 14 October 2013.
Tuesday 29 October 2013

New students @ Monash Prato Centre

After an intensive spring studying at the Monash Prato Centre, students from the Faculty of Law have now passed the baton to their colleagues from MADA, Arts and the Faculty of Business and Economics. A warm welcome to the new students from these three faculties who will spend the coming weeks exploring the streets of Prato and filling the Prato Centre’s rooms. July will be full of initiatives and we look forward to sharing them with you

Let's talk about law

Monash students participating in the Law Prato Program had the opportunity to attend guest talks by Leonardo Massai and Vincenza Altieri.
The aim of these talks was to give students the opportunity to listen to professionals who work in an international environment but with a strong connection to Italy.
Massai’s talk focused on environmental policy whereas Altieri spoke about her professional experience as an Australian solicitor in Italy.

Monash University GLOBAL walk/run 2013 | Wednesday 12 June, 1:15pm

Lace up your runners for the bi-annual Monash GLOBAL walk/run this Wednesday 12 June at 1:15pm.  In a first for the Monash Prato Centre, students and staff are invited to join the rest of the Monash community to take a step toward better health and wellbeing.  The GLOBAL walk/run provides an opportunity for all Monash University students and staff to enjoy an outdoor walk or run event in a large team atmosphere. A lunch is provided at the conclusion of the event and this will be held on the terrace at 2pm.  See below for further event details.