Program Details

The CEA Study Abroad Center Florence offers a rich curriculum designed to help you interact with the local culture both inside and outside the classroom. You can also take courses at the Santa Reparata International School of Art in Via San Gallo.
Florence, Italy
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer, Winter Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:

You can choose between the CEA Florence Center, with courses in English and Italian, and the Santa Reparata International School of Art in Via San Gallo, where hands-on studio art courses help you connect with Florence’s heritage and daily Italian life.

CEA offers volunteer opportunities, expeditions to other cities, and many other cultural and learning activities, which turn Florence into a classroom. All program prices include housing, excursions, cultural activities, transcripts, and more.


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:
Capital of Italy’s Tuscany region known as “the cradle of the Renaissance,” Florence has long been a source of inspiration for visionaries such as Galileo Galilei, Leonardo da Vinci, and Niccolò Machiavelli. It is known for the Cathedral on the Pizza del Duomo, a domed edifice engineered by Fillipo Brunelleschi, which includes an iconic bell tower rising high above the city. This once-Roman city established by Julius Ceasar in 59 BC steeped in history is the present home to fashion designers and major wine labels. In Florence, the past and present come together in this cosmopolitan city with a small-town feel. You can live a local in one of two CEA housing options—apartments or homestays—depending on your comfort zone, budget, or level of independence. You can learn about the fashion trade from a national buyer and discuss Florence’s role in the global marketplace with local business owners. Complete the “Request Information” box, and we’ll be in touch soon!
Program price varies. Check CEA's website for up-to-date information.

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Program Reviews

Overall Rating


Based on 2 Reviews

  • 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
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