My study in Florence was the best experience in my college life so far...I am ready to go again!!! Past Review

By (Business, CUNY - Baruch College) for

Study Abroad Europe: Florence - Semester, Summer and Certificate programs at Apicius International School of Hospitality

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

All professors are very knowledgeable very helpful. Class load is as usual - tests, midterm and final.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

On-side coordinators are always available to answer any questions that you may have. I had to change on of my classes and it took me 15 minutes. Here is Us may take me up to 3 hour waiting on different lines

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

Our apartment was near the St Croce Cathedral very close and convenient to the school. My entire stay there I enjoy walking to the school and all major historical monuments. I love it !!!

* Food:

Italian food is outstanding. You will be amazed how the same dish test here and in Florence.

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

Every weekend there was a trip organized by the student activity department going all over Italy.

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

Florence is very safe city and full with tourists. You can heard English language everywhere and you will not feel isolated.

If you could do it all over again would you choose the same program? Yes


* Money: How easily were you able to live on a student's budget?

(1 = not very easy/$200+ on food & personal expenses/week, 2.5 = $100/week, 5 = very easily/minimal cost)


If applicable, to what degree did your living situation aid your language acquisition?

Language acquisition improvement?

Most student are from the US university and they

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans

A Look Back

* What did you like most about the program?
  • Classes that I liked was available to register.
  • Some of the lectures were class trips.
* What could be improved?
  • More educational trips.
* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Enjoy every minute of your stay, try new food, make friend, travel all over Europe and you will have amazing study abroad experience.