Semester in Florence

Program Spotlight Study and explore in the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance. The Duomo, the Medici Chapel, and the Galleria dell’Academia are all next door with this affordable semester option.

On Semester in Florence, you will be a local in one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations. Florence is an amazing location for cultural immersion, and Florence University of the Arts, home to Semester in Florence, focuses on creating an outstanding cultural environment where you’ll be able to nurture your talents while you study abroad in Italy. Here, you’ll experience:

Pasta, Pizza, and Tiramisu, oh my – Local, family-owned restaurants are found at every corner in Florence. Or shop for yourself in the large 2-story food market in the city center and make your own Italian creations at home.

Courses in your major, plus exciting electives – Study within your major to further your degree back home or attempt a new hobby by taking an elective such as Intro to Photography. Study Italian in Florence- there's no better place to learn!

Europe and the rest of Italy in your backyard – By air or train, Florence is near hundreds of other Italian cities just waiting to be explored. Or, if you’re feeling extra adventurous, hop on a plane for a weekend in Spain! It's all possible when you study abroad in Italy.

An art-lover’s paradise – View world-renowned masterpieces in museums such as the Uffizi Gallery, then purchase your own treasure from a local street artist.

History brought to life – Listen to a class lecture on the powerful Medici family, then walk minutes from campus to see where the family lived during the Renaissance!