Summer in Florence

Program Spotlight Be dazzled this summer! Spend 3, 6, 9 or 12 weeks in the cradle of the Renaissance and see why travelers can never get enough of Florence.

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

Custom program length – Do you want to stay in Florence for 3, 6, 9, or 12 weeks? Summer in Florence lets you choose just how long your summer study abroad program lasts and how many credits you receive.

Pasta, pizza, and tiramisu, oh my! – Local, family-owned restaurants are found at every corner in Florence. Or shop 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. Or study Italian in Florence- what better place to learn a new language?

Italy and the rest of Europe 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 spend your summer 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. Choose our Art and Language session and you can take classes like photography, painting and Italian Language.

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!