February 28, 2024
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Study Abroad in Florence

Florence is a vibrant city located in the heart of Tuscany, Italy. Known as the birthplace of the Renaissance, Florence is a hub of art, history, and culture, attracting students from around the world to study abroad in this beautiful city.

As a city steeped in history, Florence boasts numerous museums, galleries, and historic landmarks. The iconic Florence Cathedral, also known as the Duomo, is a must-see destination, offering stunning views of the city from the top of its dome. The Uffizi Gallery is home to some of the world's most famous works of art, including pieces by Michelangelo, Botticelli, and Leonardo da Vinci. Other popular attractions include the Ponte Vecchio, a historic bridge lined with jewelry shops, and the Palazzo Pitti, a beautiful palace that houses several museums and galleries.

Florence's bustling city center offers a variety of shops, restaurants, and cafes, as well as a vibrant nightlife scene. The city is also known for its delicious cuisine, including pizza, pasta, and gelato, as well as its famous wines, such as Chianti and Brunello di Montalcino.

Florence is generally considered a safe city for students, with low levels of crime and a friendly local community. The city also has a reliable public transportation system, making it easy to navigate and explore.

Please note that the number of American students studying in Florence varies from year to year. However, Florence is a popular destination for American college students seeking a unique study abroad experience. It is important to take common-sense precautions when studying abroad, such as being aware of your surroundings and not walking alone late at night. The cost of living in Florence can be more expensive than in other Italian cities, but students should still budget accordingly and take advantage of student discounts on attractions, transportation, and food.

Below you will find our list of Study Abroad and Internship programs in Florence, Italy. It is an index to international education in Florence, listing university-level study abroad, internships, volunteer opportunities, and intensive language school programs oriented to American college and university students. Some pre-college and post-graduate study abroad options are also included. We invite you to read the student reviews, see the ratings scores, and use this site to compare programs and understand what other students have encountered during their education abroad.

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Study Abroad Reviews for NRCSA: Florence - Scuola Lorenzo di Medici
NRCSA: Florence - Scuola Lorenzo di Medici

After more than 30 years of growth and experience, Scuola Lorenzo de' Medici (LdM) is known as Italy's most distinctive and established study abroad institution. The schoo...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Arcadia: Florence - Italian Language and Culture in Florence
Arcadia: Florence - Italian Language and Culture in Florence

Spend six weeks  learning about Italian life, art, and culture in the fascinating, historic city of Florence. Based at the Accademia Italiana in Florence, one of Europe’s ...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Arcadia: Florence - Intensive Design in Florence
Arcadia: Florence - Intensive Design in Florence

Are you an aspiring fashion, furnishing or accessory designer? If so, a summer at the Accademia Italiana Florence can provide the vital background and experience you need ...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Syracuse University: Florence - Syracuse University in Florence, Summer
Syracuse University: Florence - Syracuse University in Florence, Summer

Rediscover the Renaissance and the rebirth of antiquity in the living museum that is Florence, Italy. The city is your classroom as top researchers and scholars help you u...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Study Abroad Europe: Florence - Semester, Summer and Certificate programs at Apicius International School of Hospitality
Study Abroad Europe: Florence - Semester, Summer and Certificate programs at Apicius International School of Hospitality

APICIUS reinterprets the concept of hospitality and tourism in the international destination of Florence, where the cityscape is teeming with traditional and contemporary ...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Study Abroad Europe: Florence - FAST: School of Fashion Accessory Studies and Technology
Study Abroad Europe: Florence - FAST: School of Fashion Accessory Studies and Technology

The program provides the professional training necessary for designing and creating fashion products. Throughout the program, students receive individualized attention and...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Study Abroad Europe: Florence - High School Students
Study Abroad Europe: Florence - High School Students

Florence University of the Arts is offering a unique opportunity for high school students to participate in its cultural and academic offering. Students may select from an...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Study Abroad Europe: Florence - One Year Professional Certificate Program In Publishing
Study Abroad Europe: Florence - One Year Professional Certificate Program In Publishing

The certificate in Publishing unites the creative forces of Palazzi institutions Apicius, FUA, and FAST in a single program of study in the field of publishing. The year-l...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Study Abroad Europe: Florence - Semester, Summer and Short Term Programs at Florence University of the Arts
Study Abroad Europe: Florence - Semester, Summer and Short Term Programs at Florence University of the Arts

The Florence University of the Arts (FUA) programs are aimed both at US undergraduates requiring academic credit, as well as an international mix of independent students w...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Performing Arts Abroad: Music Summer Study in Florence
Performing Arts Abroad: Music Summer Study in Florence

Spend your summer exploring the musical excellence of Florence with one-on-one instruction and the beauty of the Tuscany region in your backyard....

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Study Abroad Reviews for University of California EAP (UCEAP): Florence - Summer Language & Culture
University of California EAP (UCEAP): Florence - Summer Language & Culture

See a summary of UCEAP reviews here: http://eap.ucop.edu/OurPrograms/Pages/Evaluations.htm...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Benedictine College: Florence - Semester Program in Florence, Italy
Benedictine College: Florence - Semester Program in Florence, Italy

Students at the Florence campus: Live for three months in an incredible villa in Tuscany.Experience Italy’s great food and hospitable people.Come to better understand othe...

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