Program Details

The LdM Florence campus is one of the largest international schools in Italy, located in fourteen buildings in the historic city center near the famous Duomo. Courses are taught in English and are held throughout the year.
Florence, Italy
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer, Winter Semester, Year Round

Program Overview

Program Description:

***EXTENDED FALL 2021 DEADLINE - Now apply by July 23rd to attend LdM this fall!***

LdM Florence is located in fourteen campus buildings (totaling 5,600 square meters, 700 of which are devoted to classrooms) in the historic city center, right next to the thriving San Lorenzo market and church and close to transport facilities. Florence’s unique architectural masterpiece, the Duomo, is within a short walk. Together, the LdM buildings contain a full range of facilities including numerous classrooms and large, specialized art studios. They also contain a cafeteria, courtyard garden, library, student point and computer center. The main LdM building in Florence is situated in Via Faenza and dates back to the 13th century. 

Six Schools and thirty-four Departments at LdM Florence permit study in a wide array of disciplines. Areas of study include:

  • The School of Liberal Arts and Sciences: Ancient Studies, Anthropology, Art History,  Communications, Education, Gender Studies, Geography and Environmental Studies, History, International Business, Literature, Philosophy, Political Science and International Studies, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology, and Writing
  • The School of Sciences: Chemistry and Mathematics  
  • The School of Creative Arts:  Performing Arts, Painting, Drawing and Mixed Media, Photography, Printmaking, Restoration, Sculpture and Ceramics
  • The School of Design: Architecture, Fashion Design, Marketing and Merchandising, Graphic Design, Interior Design, and Jewelry Design
  • The School of Italian Language and Culture: Italian Language, Italian Language and Culture
  • The School of Nutrition, Gastronomy and Culture: Italian Gastronomy and Culture, Nutrition

Established in 1973, LdM is one of the largest and leading international schools, with centers in Florence, Rome and Tuscania. Offering over 600 course offerings and covering a wide range of subjects, LdM currently has a working faculty of more than 180 dedicated and qualified instructors from Italy and the world. Courses are taught in English and are held throughout the year. LdM encourages a personal growth experience and intercultural exchange.

Setting Description:
The Institute is located on several premises in the city's historical center in the San Lorenzo area. The main building is situated on Via Faenza, and was originally a convent connected to a medieval church dating back to the 13th century.
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