After more than 30 years of growth and experience, Scuola Lorenzo de' Medici (LdM) is known as Italy's most distinctive and established study abroad institution. The school prides itself on its years of experience of offering vocationally-oriented courses in Fashion, Archeology, Studio Arts, Performing Arts and allied subjects. Students can choose from more than 500 different courses in Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Business, Economics, Political Science, Mathematics, Studio and Performing Arts and Italian Language and Culture. Scuola Lorenzo de' Medici has recently expanded to other areas of Italy.
The largest of the sites, Florence currently offers the most comprehensive program.
Students attending Lorenzo de' Medici for a semester may choose from four different programs of study. The programs vary in the weighting given to the Italian language element, and are thus designed to allow students with different backgrounds and personal preferences to choose how much time they wish to spend developing their Italian language skills.
Subjects are listed below. Please see Course Schedules and Course Descriptions for more information.
SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
The School of Arts and Sciences includes the following departments: Anthropology, Art History, Classical Studies, Communications, Gender Studies, Geography and Environmental Science, History, History of Architecture, International Business, Literature, Mathematics, Music, Cinema and Theatre Studies, Nutrition and Health, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Political Science and International Studies, Psychology, and Sociology.
SCHOOL OF CREATIVE ARTS, MEDIA AND FASHION DESIGN
The school of Creative Arts, Media and Fashion Design includes the following departments: Fashion Design, Film, Video and Multimedia Production, Graphic Arts, Interior Design, Jewelry, Painting, Drawing and Mixed Media, Performing Arts, Photography, Printmaking, Restoration, Sculpture and Ceramics.
SCHOOL OF ITALIAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE
The School of Italian Language and Culture includes the following departments: Italian Language, Italian Language and Culture.