April 23, 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 Study Abroad at SRISA: Accredited Semester - Fine Arts, Liberal Arts and Design
Study Abroad at SRISA: Accredited Semester - Fine Arts, Liberal Arts and Design

Are you looking to redefine your study abroad experience? Santa Reparata International School of Art (SRISA) is a Non-Profit 501c3 US American school in the heart of Flore...

3.5

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for WSU Faculty-Led Summer Program - Italy: Food and Wine of Italy
WSU Faculty-Led Summer Program - Italy: Food and Wine of Italy

Now in its tenth year, the Food and Wine of Italy program enables students to gain this expertise at the Apicius International School of Hospitality in Florence, Italy. St...

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for SAI Study Abroad: Florence - Summer High School Program
SAI Study Abroad: Florence - Summer High School Program

SAI Programs and Florence University of the Arts are pleased to offer high school students from all academic backgrounds the possibility of earning college credit and livi...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Abbey Road: Traveling - History of Western Civilization, Summer High School Program
Abbey Road: Traveling - History of Western Civilization, Summer High School Program
Tuscany, Italy: Athens, Greece: Florence, Italy plus 3 other locations

ATHENS ~ ROME ~ FLORENCE ~ PARISTravel – Adventure, History and Cultural ImmersionOur pioneer summer study abroad program on Western Civilization is designed for adventuro...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Florida State University: Florence - FSU Florence Program
Florida State University: Florence - FSU Florence Program

Few cities in the world are as beautiful and fascinating as Florence.  Students benefit from the richness of the city’s past as well as gaining first-hand knowledge of con...

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for Accademia Europea di Firenze: Florence - Direct Enrollment & Exchange
Accademia Europea di Firenze: Florence - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

In order to offer students high-quality academic education and training abroad,AEF provides a solid know-how that ensures professionalism and reliability through structure...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Texas Christian University: Florence - TCU in Florence
Texas Christian University: Florence - TCU in Florence

Walk the streets of Italy. Experience the Duomo and the David. Speak Italian. Explore Tuscan cuisine.See yourself differently. Study abroad in Florence, Italy....

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Study Abroad Reviews for New York University, Tisch Study Abroad: Florence - Commedia dell’Arte: The Actor as Creator, Clown, Poet
New York University, Tisch Study Abroad: Florence - Commedia dell’Arte: The Actor as Creator, Clown, Poet

The Commedia Program is an intensive acting workshop that engages the physical life of each actor in the pursuit of expanding range of expression. The class will explore t...

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Study Abroad Reviews for New York University, Tisch Study Abroad: Florence - Writing in Florence
New York University, Tisch Study Abroad: Florence - Writing in Florence

Get inspired and integrate the knowledge and firsthand experiences of Florence in your writing through the two courses that make up this program. In “Developing the Dramat...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Scuola Leonardo da Vinci: Italy - Italian Language and Culture
Scuola Leonardo da Vinci: Italy - Italian Language and Culture

Scuola Leonardo da Vinci® in Italy was founded in Florence in 1977 as an Institute of Italian Language and Culture. Since its beginning, combining language with culture wa...

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Study Abroad Reviews for UConn: Florence - Studio Arts in Florence, Italy
UConn: Florence - Studio Arts in Florence, Italy

This special program, aimed at studio art and art history majors, will offer students a unique opportunity to study in what is known as the birthplace of the Renaissance a...

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Study Abroad Reviews for UConn: Florence - UConn in Florence, Italy
UConn: Florence - UConn in Florence, Italy

This extraordinary semester-long program will bring you into in the heart of Florence, a city which is a monument to the Renaissance, and which contains more art per squar...

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