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 UConn: Florence - Mediterranean Diet and Tuscan Cuisine in Florence, Italy - Summer Program
UConn: Florence - Mediterranean Diet and Tuscan Cuisine in Florence, Italy - Summer Program

While the student is living in Florence, shopping at the local markets, eating in the restaurants, he/she will be totally immersed in the Italian food culture.   The stude...

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

This extraordinary summer 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 square mile ...

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Study Abroad Reviews for CUNY - College of Staten Island: Florence - Study Abroad at Lorenzo de’Medici
CUNY - College of Staten Island: Florence - Study Abroad at Lorenzo de’Medici

CSI’s partner in Florence, Italy, is Lorenzo de’Medici. This program is an ideal choice for those interested in studying the humanities, creative arts, design and of cours...

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Study Abroad Reviews for CUNY - College of Staten Island: Italy- Three Cities Study Abroad Program at Lorenzo de’Medici
CUNY - College of Staten Island: Italy- Three Cities Study Abroad Program at Lorenzo de’Medici

The Three Cities Program is a semester-long study abroad program hosted by Lorenzo de’Medici  that allows students to retrace the steps of Greek, Etruscan, Roman, medieval...

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Study Abroad Reviews for KIIS: Italy - Experience Italy, Winter Program
KIIS: Italy - Experience Italy, Winter Program

Students spend the first five days in Florence living within walking distance of the most famous museums and sites in Italy's Renaissance capital. The program then moves t...

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10 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Accademia Riaci: Florence - Summer Courses in Art and Cooking
Accademia Riaci: Florence - Summer Courses in Art and Cooking

To study on Accademia Riaci Summer Program in Florence is to inhabit history, to step into a living text, it is to directly encounter some of the world’s greatest art and ...

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Study Abroad Reviews for University of Northern Iowa: Society and Technology: Capstone in Italy
University of Northern Iowa: Society and Technology: Capstone in Italy
Tuscany, Italy: Florence, Italy: Genoa, Italy plus 2 other locations

The course will include a number of excursions and visits in different parts of Italy to enhance the themes of the course. Students will explore technology, transportation...

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Study Abroad Reviews for George Mason University: Florence - Renaissance Art in Florence
George Mason University: Florence - Renaissance Art in Florence

The perfect introduction to Italian art, culture, history and language, this spring semester study abroad program in Florence is sure to please. It was during the Middle A...

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Study Abroad Reviews for University of San Diego: Global Studies - Second Year Experience
University of San Diego: Global Studies - Second Year Experience

The Second Year Experience (SYE) Abroad program is an innovative and comprehensive international experience open to sophomore students at the University of San Diego. Stud...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Youth For Understanding (YFU): YFU Programs in Italy
Youth For Understanding (YFU): YFU Programs in Italy
Alba, Italy: Ancona, Italy: Arezzo, Italy plus 44 other locations

A YFU exchange program is the learning adventure of a lifetime. YFU is a homestay experience where you will live with a carefully selected host family who has agreed to op...

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Study Abroad Reviews for CUNY - Queens College: Art and Architecture in Florence and Tuscany
CUNY - Queens College: Art and Architecture in Florence and Tuscany

An exploration of the principal architects, monuments, and themes of 15th and 16th century Italian architecture. Emphasis will be placed on Renaissance architecture in Flo...

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Study Abroad Reviews for World Endeavors: Intern in Italy
World Endeavors: Intern in Italy

Visitors have flocked to Italy for centuries to experience its lively food, language, art, architecture, and music. Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance, has a trad...

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