July 24, 2024
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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 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 mos...

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Study Abroad Reviews for International Center for Intercultural Exchange: Siena Italian Studies
International Center for Intercultural Exchange: Siena Italian Studies

Siena Italian Studies is a study abroad program based at the International Center for Intercultural Exchan...

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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 Floren...

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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 F...

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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. Thro...

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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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