FLORENCE Experience

Discover what life in Florence is like as a student abroad. Your life beyond the classroom is an important experience as well and there is no better place than Florence to discover new friends, faces, places, and tastes! ISI Florence organizes many extra-curricular activities to help you on your discovery of this exciting town.

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Academic Programs

General Studies

The General Studies program is open to all students and allows for maximum flexibility when choosing courses at the Institute. Students must enroll in a minimum of 12 and a maximum of 17 credits per semester and include one course in Italian language.

Academic Programs

Florentia Scholars Program

This Program is defined by enriched coursework and field experiences, enhanced cultural immersion, and collaboration with other motivated students. You will complete your own research project immersed in Italian culture.

Academic Programs

Advanced Architecture

Thanks to the high caliber of its faculty and the Institute’s partnership with the Università degli Studi di Firenze, the programs offer a unique opportunity to work on actual architectural projects in Florence and in Tuscany, in diverse and stimulating historic urban contexts.

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Summer Programs

Each summer we offer a 6 1/2 week program that runs from mid-May through the end of June. Nearly all the courses have field trips and excursions as part of the curriculum.

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Physics in Florence

The Fall 2019 UMD Physics program at ISI Florence, in its second year, has twelve Maryland students, taking four…

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ISI Profiles

Meet our faculty! At ISI Florence classes are taught by international faculty members with a demonstrated passion for their subject. Our professors are devoted to challenging students in all aspects of their study abroad experience, aiming to foster a new understanding of international travel, cultural integration, and personal growth.

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