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Study Abroad in Tuscany

Tuscany is a picturesque region in central Italy, known for its rolling hills, vineyards, and Renaissance art. It offers American college students a unique opportunity to study abroad in one of the most beautiful and culturally rich areas of Europe.

With a population of approximately 3.8 million, Tuscany offers a balance between bustling cities and peaceful countryside. Florence, the regional capital and birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, is a popular destination for students studying abroad. The city is home to world-renowned museums, including the Uffizi Gallery and the Accademia Gallery, which houses Michelangelo's David sculpture. The Duomo, Florence's stunning cathedral, is also a must-see attraction.

Outside of Florence, students can explore other cities and towns in Tuscany, such as Siena, Pisa, and Lucca, each with its own unique charm and cultural offerings. The region is also known for its excellent cuisine, with dishes such as pasta, pizza, and gelato being staples of Tuscan cuisine.

Tuscany is generally a safe region for students, with low levels of crime and a welcoming local community. The region has a well-developed public transportation system, including trains and buses, making it easy for students to travel between cities and explore the region.

It's worth noting that the number of American students studying in Tuscany can vary from year to year, but it remains a highly sought-after destination for American college students who seek a unique study abroad experience. As with any study abroad experience, it's important to take common-sense precautions and be aware of your surroundings, especially when walking alone late at night. While the cost of living in Tuscany may be higher than other regions of Italy, students can take advantage of student discounts on attractions, transportation, and food.

Explore our directory of Study Abroad and Internship programs in Tuscany, Italy. This comprehensive index lists university-level study abroad, internships, volunteer opportunities, and intensive language school programs catered towards American college and university students. It also includes some pre-college and post-graduate study abroad options. We encourage you to read student reviews, check ratings scores, and compare programs to gain a better understanding of what to expect during your education abroad.

You can also see other study abroad programs in Italy or use our advanced program search. Cities with study abroad programs in Tuscany also include: Arezzo, Castiglion Fiorentino, Florence, Lucca, Pisa, Siena plus Pistoia, Chianti, Mugello, Maremma, Val d'Orcia, Elba, San Gimignano, Cortona and Cinque Terre.

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Study Abroad Reviews for Accademia dell'Arte: Arezzo - Performing Arts in Tuscany
Accademia dell'Arte: Arezzo - Performing Arts in Tuscany

Located in the hills overlooking Arezzo, Italy, the Accademia dell'Arte offers study abroad programs for undergraduates in the performing arts. In addition to semester-lon...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Universita degli Studi di Firenze: Florence - Direct Enrollment & Exchange
Universita degli Studi di Firenze: Florence - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

The University of Florence is an Italian public research university located in Florence, Italy. It comprises 12 schools and has about 60,000 students enrolled....

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Study Abroad Reviews for Smith College: Florence - Smith in Florence
Smith College: Florence - Smith in Florence

This full-year program begins with four weeks of intensive language study, cultural orientation, an art history course and excursions. During the fall semester, students t...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Fairfield University: Florence - Semester or Year in Italy
Fairfield University: Florence - Semester or Year in Italy

FLORENCE, ITALY Florence is a city of momentous chance - but also, a city that retains its ancient character and legacy. It is a city of paradox, and it is endlessly fasci...

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Study Abroad Reviews for AIFS: Florence - Richmond in Florence and Internship Program
AIFS: Florence - Richmond in Florence and Internship Program

Spend a semester, academic year or summer studying abroad in Florence, Italy with AIFS! Earn up to 16 credits depending on program selection from Richmond University in Fl...

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Study Abroad Reviews for AIFS: Travel Program – European Art and Architecture
AIFS: Travel Program – European Art and Architecture

Spend your summer or January term traveling to London, Amsterdam (summer only), Paris, Lausanne, Venice, Florence and Rome, with our European Art and Architecture study an...

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Study Abroad Reviews for Arcadia: Florence - Accademia Italiana Florence
Arcadia: Florence - Accademia Italiana Florence

Picture yourself in Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance and a hub for artistic and commercial design! You'll study with Arcadia at Accademia Italiana Florence, one of ...

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Study Abroad Reviews for NRCSA: Florence - Scuola Italiana
NRCSA: Florence - Scuola Italiana

The NRCSA Center in Florence enjoys a great location in the city, and is near many of the ancient structures that make Florence such a spectacular destination. Classes tak...

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Study Abroad Reviews for NRCSA: Pisa - Mediterraneo Language School
NRCSA: Pisa - Mediterraneo Language School

Pisa, a city of great historical and cultural interest in the heart of Tuscany, is considered the ideal place for studying Italian. Explore the city and nearby Florence, L...

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Study Abroad Reviews for NRCSA: Siena - Scuola Italiana
NRCSA: Siena - Scuola Italiana

Siena is a city of contrasts, from the medieval treasures to be found within its city walls to the modern shops and facilities to be found all around the city. It is a sma...

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Study Abroad Reviews for NRCSA: Siena - Siena Language School
NRCSA: Siena - Siena Language School

The NRCSA Center in Siena was founded in 1979, and since that time it has been welcoming students from a many nationalities and all ages to study language, art, and Italia...

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Study Abroad Reviews for New York University: Florence - NYU in Florence
New York University: Florence - NYU in Florence

NYU Florence at Villa La Pietra is situated on a hillside just north of the center of Florence.  Sir Harold Acton, a distinguished patron of the arts, bequeathed the 57-ac...

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