Program Details

We make studying in Florence easy. With our CEA Florence Center and in partnership with Santa Reparata International School of Art, we give you the opportunity discover the Tuscan beauty of Florence.
Florence, Italy
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer, Winter Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:

Our Florence study abroad program allows you to focus and immerse yourself in the Italian language & culture. The seven programs we offer are Liberal Arts & Italian Culture, Trends in Social & Global Studies, Agriculture, Economy, Marketing & Sustainable Business, Intensive Italian Language, Studio, Art, Printmaking & Fashion Design, Italian Taste & Aesthetics, and Art, Culture & Business in Italy. These programs will give you the opportunity to explore the Italian language, arts, and even the delicious food. Choose from electives such as Cultural Studies and International Relations, and plenty more. 

Santa Reparata International School (SRISA), our partner institution, and the CEA Florence Center, will provide you with a way to venture out of the classroom and into the beautiful Tuscan city of Florence. A non-profit institution established in 1970, SRISA upholds a strong reputation in the art world, and will expose you to Florence’s rich culture. 

To experience the city even more, CEA provides excursions and cultural engagements to help make your time abroad even better. Visit the Cinque Terre National Park, which spans over 4,300 acres across five stunning villages. Make your way through Siena, a medieval city that is home to its annual summer horse races. 

CEA makes sure your housing, health, safety, social engagement, and other needs are taken care of. Giving you the best possible study abroad experience is our top priority.   


Hands-on learning experiences that transform the world abroad into a classroom

Personalized Pre-Departure Advising (including visa and immigration support)

Courses offered in English that fulfill major and general graduation requirements

Comprehensive on-site support, including 24/7 emergency phone

Career workshops, Internships Abroad, and Alumni Ambassador positions

Interested? Fill out the “Request Information” box to learn what’s waiting for you!

Setting Description:
The birthplace of the Renaissance, this romantic and enchanting city is the home of world-class art and Tuscan cuisine. The cobbled streets of Tuscany have barely changed since the Renaissance, with fresco-churches, and palaces around every corner. Its vineyard-rich hills surround the city, which has allowed for the rich culinary and wine history to grow throughout Florence. Take a chance to explore a Tuscan Paradise and experience its breathtaking beauty.
Program price varies. Check CEA's website for up-to-date information.

Additional Program Information

Scholarships Description:
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Program Reviews

Overall Rating


Based on 5 Reviews

  • Experience Authentic Italian culture through studying abroad with CEA!
    I took the culture of food And wine in Florence, Italy and I learned so much about the relationship that Italian people have with food. This course taught me more than just visiting Florence would have. I highly recommend studying abroad with CEA.
    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • My CEA Experience

    It took me about three months to accept the fact that I was living in Italy and that I needed to adjust. I finally realized, with one month left in the program, how much I love being here. The professors have been amazing and so influential in this experience.

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Study Abroad Experience

    Coming abroad was one of the best decisions I've ever made. Living in a different country and embracing a different culture has been very eye opening and has helped me learn and grow as a person. CEA Florence provided a unique learning experience in which

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • La Bella Vita

    I was someone who never thought I would credit my time abroad as the best months of my life. I chose to go because I felt like this was my only opportunity to travel extensively. I believed that doing this would quench my thirst for international travel.

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • My Semester in Paradise

    The best four months of my life! CEA professors and staff made this trip easy and amazing. I was completely immersed in the culture and life of Italy, and I learned so much about myself and the world around me that I could never have learned at home.

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend