Syracuse University: Florence - Syracuse University in Florence, Summer

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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 uncover the connections among the past and present, politics, and creative ge... read more

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OVERALL RATING 4.4
Based on 9 Reviews
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I learned to not be afraid to take risks (like going to a strange country, or speaking a foreign language). I also learned to appreciate everything that I have. It was completely worthwhile - Fordham University View Entire Review
I learned a lot about how I relate to an International sense of America and how I fit into that conversation. It was definitely worthwhile. - Barnard College View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Syracuse University: Florence - Syracuse University in Florence, Summer
I gained a better understanding of both the Italian and American cultures, as well as how the rest of the world views America. I now have a deeper appreciation for the values we hold dear--freedom, personal liberty, etc--as well as for the extent of the knowledge we can gain from other cultures (specifically, Americans would do ... - University of Michigan - Ann Arbor View Entire Review
definitely, I learned a lot about myself and about the American culture by living in Italy... and I ate a ton of good food - Harvard University View Entire Review
Yes. Greater appreciation of the United States and also appreciation for Italy. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Syracuse University: Florence - Syracuse University in Florence, Summer
This was definitely a memorable, incredible experience. The exposure to art history is amazing, and it was certainly an experience unlike any other. I also learned a lot about the cultural differences that hinder business exchange between our two nations, entrepreneurship, as well as some of the programs set up by the US governm... - SUNY - Buffalo View Entire Review
Past Review Life Changing
There are so many different types of people in this world and its worth it to get to know each and every person. I feel much more accepting of people in different cultures. - Trinity University View Entire Review
Yes- I learned to be more independent and find my way around unknown territory. I learned to solve problems on my own in unfamiliar situations. Also, my artistic skills improved. - Fordham University View Entire Review
Absolutely-- I feel like I definitely want to spend time during my career traveling. I have actually adjusted my post-graduation plans so that I can spend time abroad. - Trinity University View Entire Review

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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 uncover the connections among the past and present, politics, and creative genius. The Florence staff and faculty have rich international expertise and research interests. They’ll provide academic and cultural guidance and facilitate your immersion and integration into the community.

The Florence Summer Session allows you to customize your program according to your interests and desire for exploration. To enhance your learning experience, most courses feature field trips and excursions within Florence and to locations outside the city. Internships are also available. The courses introduce students to the riches of Italy's cultural world heritage, and offer insights into topical themes. Most courses feature field trips and excursions in Florence and locations outside the city.

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Summer
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Language Requirement(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Fine Arts, Studio Arts
  • Education
  • History
  • Italian Language, Literature
  • Foods and Nutrition
  • Psychology
  • Business Administration and Management
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Italian Studies
  • Sociology
Minimum GPA:
2.5
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