Academic Study Abroad Programs in Florence, Italy: Dates and Fees.

We offer direct enrollment to the most prestigious institutions in Italy. That's why our prices are much lower than the prices for the same programs offered by other study abroad providers. Furthermore, you can choose a study abroad program option that suits your specific learning needs and budget.

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Included in the tuition fees Not Included the tuition fees
  • Welcome and Farewell reception
  • Internet Access
  • Pre-departure guide*
  • On-Site Orientation
  • Student services including cultural and social events**
  • Special interest clubs**
  • On-Campus library facilities
  • Academic Advisor
  • Permesso di Soggiorno (permit to stay-obtained with the assistance of the school upon your arrival)*
  • Assistance with acquiring a Visa and supplemental medical insurance*
  • Application fee
  • Housing
  • Excursions
  • Visa Application Fees
  • Books, lab and material fees, academic field trips
  • Airfare
  • Some cultural events
  • Supplemental Medical Insurance
  • Personal & living expenses
  • Bank Fee

  • For more information about additional expenses not included in the tuition fees, please review "Budget" page.
*   included in the semester programs.
** some activities for additional fees

Academic Calendar 2014- 2015.

  Fall Winter Spring Summer 1 Summer 2
Students arrive Aug 27 Jan 2 Jan 28 May 28 July 2
Orientation Aug 28 - 29 Jan 2 Jan 29 - 20 May 29 Aug 4
Classes Start Sept 1 Jan 2 Feb 2 June 1 July 3
Mid-term Exams Oct 13-17 March 16-20
Break Oct 20-24 March 23-27
Classes resume Oct 27 March 30
Final Exams Dec 5-12 May 11-15
Classes End Dec 12 Jan 22 May 15 June 25 July 29
Housing check-out Dec 13 Jan 23 May 16 June 26 July 30

Please review the schedule of courses available in Fall Semester 2014 in Florence

Please review the schedule of courses available in Spring 2015 in Florence

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Vacation and Holidays

The school will be closed on the following dates:

January 6, April 5 and 6, April 25, May 1, June 2 and 19, November 1, December 8, December 20 - January 1

Tuition fees (All fees are in Euro)

2015 January Intersession (3 week program)

  One course Two courses
Florence 1100 2000

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Fall 2014 - 2015 Spring Semesters

  Program A* Program B* Program C* Extra course**
Florence 5850 n/a 5200 750
* The program includes the following:
  • Program A:
    Combination of 1 course of Italian language (this course meets 3 hours a week and is offered in six levels: Absolute Beginner, Intermediate 1, 2 & 3, Advanced 1 & 2) and 4 academic or art courses.

  • Program B: - this program is not available in 2014/2015 academic year.
    1 course of Italian language: Superintensive Italian. This course meets 4 hours a day, Monday through Friday. Students are also required to attend weekly seminars and weekly site visits pertinent to art history. The course is offered in seven levels: Absolute beginner, Intermediate 1, 2 & 3, Advanced 1, 2 & 3. During an academic semester, 4 of the 7 levels will be covered.

  • Program C:
    Combination of 1 course of Italian language from among the Six-hour Italian courses (this course meets 6 hours a week and is divided into 4 levels: Beginning, Intermediate 1 & 2, Advanced) and 3 academic or art courses.

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2015 Summer Programs (June/July)

  One course* Two courses* Italian wine tasting (2hrs/week) Italian cuisine (2hrs/week)
Florence 1250 2250 350 330
  • *   Any academic or studio art course

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Study Certificate Programs in Florence

  One Semester One Year
Study Certificate € 5,750.00 € 10,200.00
Professional /Advanced Certificate (second year) n/a € 10,800.00
Please review the PDF brochure Spring 2015 Semester Certificate programs

Please review the PDF brochure Culinary Art Certificate program

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Shared Apartment

Period Private Double
January Program 850.00 700.00
Summer Program 850.00 700.00
Spring Semester 2900.00 2450.00
Fall Semester 2900.00 2450.00
  • Housing deposit of 250 Euro is required with application.

  • Utilities (water, light, gas...) are included in housing costs, provided they do not exceeding 60 Euro per month per person. Any costs above the average will be charged to students sharing the apartment, who will then have to share and pay for these costs. Final cleaning of the apartment and damages caused by students' negligence are not included.

  • Accommodation with families and home stay are available upon request. Meals are not included.

  • All accommodations are subject to availability.

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Other Fees

Application fee* € 150.00
Bank fee*: € 45.00
* - non-refundable
All prices are subject to change without notice. Invoices will be issued in Euros. Payment can be made in Euros or U.S. Dollars according to the current exchange rate.

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