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Areas of Study: Anthropology, Architecture, Art, Art History, Classical Studies, Communication, Communication Design, Computer Science, Design, Earth Science, Economics, Education, Engineering, English, Film, Geography, History, Humanities, International Relations, Internships, Italian, Italian Language & Literature, Law, Literature, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Philosophy, Photography, Political Science, Print Making, Psychology, Religion/Theology, Sociology, Women's Studies Language of Instruction: English, Italian
Housing Options: Homestay
Program Description:
For hundreds of years, Florence has remained a perpetual fountain of creativity and itellectual thought. The city is bursting with architectural and artistic masterpieces waiting to be explored. In addition, you’ll find a city that’s fast becoming an international hub for European politics, business, and international education.

Expect to be deeply engaged with your studies and host culture. Site visits within Florence and field trips throughout Italy and beyond are integral to the academic program, and your homestay will round out both your personal and educational experience. Consider supplementing your academic program with one of over 50 internship opportunities.

Florence Center (Open for Spring and Fall 2017!)

This program is for students who wish to take all of their courses at Syracuse University’s Center in Florence. It offers Italian language courses at the beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels, along with a broad selection of courses taught in English.

Florence Center & Intensive Language Program at the University of Florence
(Open for Spring and Fall 2017!)

Take your Italian language classes at the Centro di Cultura per Stranieri (part of the University of Florence), located just across the Piazza from the SU Florence Center. The Centro hosts students from around the globe, allowing you to interact with students from all over the world while studying Italian language and culture.

Florence Center & Direct Enrollment at the University of Florence (Courses Taught in Italian)
(Open for Spring and Fall 2017!)

This program offers full cultural and academic immersion for students who would like to study alongside Italian students in selected courses at the University of Florence. Courses are instructed in Italian and offered in a wide range of disciplines.

Florence Center & University of Florence (Courses Taught in English)

(Fall only) The course schedule at the University of Florence (UF) includes a variety of courses in economics and political science offered in English, which provides an exciting opportunity for SU Florence Center students who are not proficient in Italian language to take a class with Italian students. These classes will meet at UF, an approximately 30-minute one-way commute from the SUF campus.

Florence Center: Architecture (B.Arch)

The SU Florence architecture program is designed for undergraduate students enrolled in a professional Architecture program, who have completed five semesters of design studio, either at Syracuse University or another school.

Florence Center: Studio Arts
(Open for Spring and Fall 2017!)

This program is for designed for Studio Art majors or minors, offering studio classes in disciplines including (but not limited to) painting, drawing, sculpture and photography. Studio Arts students typically enroll in 2-3 studio classes, Italian language, and one other course from the variety of offerings at the SU Center.

Florence Center: Engineering and Computer Science
(Open for Spring 2017!)

(Spring only) This program is open to second year students in aerospace, chemical, civil, environmental, and mechanical engineering programs. Courses offered cover all engineering and math requirements for sophomore spring semester in aerospace, civil, environmental, and mechanical engineering programs.

Florence Center: Design
(Open for Spring 2017!)

(Spring only) Students majoring in industrial design and communications design are invited to apply to participate in the SU Florence design program. This program offers participants the opportunity to take courses in collaborative design and contemporary design history, complemented by studio and academic electives.

Oberlin College Deadlines (please confirm host program deadlines):
Oberlin College Deadlines (please confirm host program deadlines):
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 09/15/2019 01/01/2020 TBA TBA