Benedictine College: Florence - Semester Program in Florence, Italy

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Students at the Florence campus: Live for three months in an incredible villa in Tuscany.Experience Italy’s great food and hospitable people.Come to better understand other cultures as well as their own.Form an amazing community even if they didn’... read more

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OVERALL RATING 4.5
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Studying abroad in Florence completely changed my worldview. I've become more aware of cultures beyond my own. I've gained a richer appreciation of the world we live in. I have a newfound understanding of how European history relates to American history and a greater respect of people from different backgrounds. I learned how to... - Benedictine College View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Benedictine College: Florence - Semester Program in Florence, Italy
My time in Italy and Europe taught me assertion, frugality, and independence. It gifted me with new friends, experiences, and an appreciation of a different culture, language, and people. During the Florence semester, each new situation taught me to be a leader, take hold of my task, and stay true to my beliefs while respectin... - Benedictine College View Entire Review
The Catholic identity of this program helped my grow in my faith, as did visting all the major early Christian sites in Rome and around Italy. It was intersting to have a history class from the perspective of Italians/Europeans instead the sometimes distant view that Americans can have; this helped me come closer to the history... - Saint Anselm College View Entire Review
There is no other experience or opportunity like it. Spending three months in a beautiful country, a beautiful culture, building beautiful friendships, creating beautiful memories. I experienced beauty on a daily basis. Every day, I went to bed thinking “What a day.” I lived in Villa Morghen with a dedicated and loving staff and... - Benedictine College View Entire Review
I learned a lot about myself while over there. It was eye opening to cultures and people I had not interacted with before. It eneded up becoming home. - Benedictine College View Entire Review

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Students at the Florence campus: 


  • Live for three months in an incredible villa in Tuscany.

  • Experience Italy’s great food and hospitable people.

  • Come to better understand other cultures as well as their own.

  • Form an amazing community even if they didn’t know each other before.

  • Learn a language and use it with native speakers in real situations.

  • See more of the world.

  • Visit historic places in Italy and around Europe.

  • Take advantage of low-cost transportation.

 It is the goal of Benedictine College to have its students in Florence experience: 

  • Beauty in art, nature and relationships

  • Fellowship while living together

  • Discovery while living near the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

 The Program uses the city of Florence and its surroundings as a grand laboratory. The courses offered draw on the enormous literary and artistic heritage of the city of Florence, widely considered to be the cradle of Italian culture.

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Summer
  • Spring
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Italian Language, Literature
  • Liberal Arts, General Studies
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies
  • History
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Year Founded:
2006
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