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 Università degli Studi di Pisa /University of Pisa: Pisa - Direct Enrollment & Exchange
Università degli Studi di Pisa /University of Pisa: Pisa - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

The University of Pisa, is an Italian public research university located in Pisa, Italy. It was founded in 1343 by an edict of Pope Clement VI. It is the 19th oldest extan...

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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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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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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, ...

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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 Learning Italy by Dante Alighieri: Siena - Direct Enrollment & Exchange
Learning Italy by Dante Alighieri: Siena - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

The study abroad programs at Dante Alighieri will surpass all your expectations! You'll have the unique ex...

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