Program Details

Our goal is to offer you affordable, academically strong, and high quality immersion experiences. During the 6-week program in Florence earn up to 6 credits from learning Italian language and culture.
Florence, Italy
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:

Program Overview

Program Description:

Program Location: Florence, Italy

Program Duration: 6 weeks (4 weeks available)

Term: Summer

Level: Undergraduate, Beginning to advanced level Italian

Host institution: Universita di Firenze

What is included?

  • Pre-Registration and enrollment in the University

  • Tuition: 6-week program (90 contact hours) 6 semester credits, 4-week program (60 contact hours) 4 semester credits

  • Grades: Student grade and credit report

  • Housing: Students stay either in residence halls or in shared apartments.

  • Board in residence halls:  Students who live in the residence halls receive a meal plan.  Shared apartments have kitchenettes and meals are not included.

  • Pre-departure advisement and student services

  • Airport pick-up for students who arrive at the designated time on the arrival date

  • On-site orientation on campus of the university

  • MLSA staff on-site

  • Access to the libraries and other facilities at the university

  • Internet connection on campus

  • Computer(s) and/or internet connection at the apartments or residences

  • Cultural Activities to Museo Archeologico, galleria degli Uffizi, Galleria Palatina. Places subject to change

  • Optional Excursions to Monteolivetto, Pienza, Montelpulciano* Places subject to change

  • Transcript

  • Welcome celebration


Students may participate in optional excursions for an additional fee. 


What isn't included?

  • Books

  • Airfare (MLSA will make flight arrangements only for groups upon request)

  • Return transportation to airport

  • Application & registration fee ($100 USD)

  • Entrance to Museums (if needed)

  • Meals in the shared apartments

  • Public transportation

  • Optional trips

  • All expenses not stated

$4,885 (6-week program) USD.

Additional Program Information

Scholarships Description:
MLSA offers up to scholarships of up to $500 for the programs in Costa Rica and Spain. For teachers who administer the National Spanish Examinations, NSE offers SIX (6) Study Abroad Scholarships for Teachers in Spain and Costa Rica.

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