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CISabroad January in Florence
Florence, Italy (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: January Term,
Wintermester
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Program Sponsor: Center for International Studies 
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Areas of Study:
Architecture, Art, Art History, Culture, Italian, Marketing, Photography
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Program:
Affiliated
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Language of Instruction:
English
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Housing Options:
Apartment
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Class Eligibility:
2. Sophomore, 3. Junior, 4. Senior
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Credit Type:
Pass/Fail
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Program Type:
Study
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Minimum GPA:
2.8
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Program Information:

Florence is an art lover’s dream and a food lover’s paradise. During your winter break, you can dive right into exploring this stunningly visual city on our January in Florence program. To make the most of your time abroad, we’ll quickly immerse you in local Italian and Florentine culture. Join excursions in and around Florence to galleries and famous sites. You’ll study at Florence University of the Arts and you’ll practice Italian with friendly locals. How do you say, “Another gelato, please?”

Here are some things to expect while on this unique program:
  • Winter break program allows you to get ahead academically
  • Courses taught in English and Italian
  • Great support services with English-speaking staff
  • Busy social programming schedule—pick and choose what you want to do
  • Two to three-day trips included
  • Exceptional campus facilities, including a gym, wireless internet, library, and restaurant on campus
Location:
Florence (Firenze in Italian) is a culturally vibrant city located in the heart of Italy’s Tuscany region. Around every corner you’ll encounter jaw-dropping architecture, like the terra-cotta-domed Florence Cathedral. The mild weather makes it ideal for exploring the city on foot—we recommend getting lost so you can meander the streets and interact with the friendly locals.

Thanks to the city's small size, you'll feel like a local in no time. You can explore the historic city center and beyond in less than 30 minutes. Florence is also an art lover’s dream! Must dos: visit the Galleria dell’Accademia—home to Michelangelo’s David, the world-renowned Galleria degli Uffizi, and the iconic Duomo. Explore the lesser-known Boboli Gardens and Palazzo Pitti. Art is a great way to soak in the culture and history of this wonderful city. The views from the Ponte Vecchio and Piazzale Michelangelo will steal your heart, but the food, culture, and people will make you want to stay forever.

To explore outside the city, you can easily hop on a bus and head up to the hillside town of Fiesole. You'll catch a full panoramic view of Florence and enjoy the peaceful Etruscan ruins. Sienna, San Gimignano, and other Tuscan villages are also a short bus ride away. If you have the travel bug, trains and nearby airports make it easy and affordable to travel to Milan, Venice, Rome, and beyond in Europe.

The best way to experience Florence is simply to wander through its wonders. This is how you'll find the hidden gems not mentioned in any guidebook.

 

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Wintermester 2019 10/01/2018
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