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  • Locations: Florence, Italy
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Calendar Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Center for International Studies 
  • Restrictions: UMass Amherst applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UMass/IPO Application Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2020-2021 03/15/2020 ** Varies TBA TBA
Fall 2020 03/15/2020 ** Varies TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admissions.

If you are applying to a partner program, you must check their website for ACTUAL APPLICATION DEADLINES. The posted deadline above indicates when your UMass Abroad application materials are due and the program’s deadline may be sooner.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Advisor: Emily Ostenson Click here for a definition of this term Who Can Apply?: UMA only - non-UMA students consult your study abroad office
Click here for a definition of this term Fields of Study: Art, Art History, Communication, Comparative Literature, History, Hospitality & Tourism Management, International Business, Italian Studies, Journalism, Management, Marketing, Nutrition, Operations & Information Management, Photography, Psychology, Sport Management Click here for a definition of this term Key Word Search: Experiential Learning, Fashion Design & Merchandising, Food & Beverage
Click here for a definition of this term Host Institution: Florence Univ. of the Arts Click here for a definition of this term Language(s) of Instruction: English, Italian
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.8 Click here for a definition of this term Program Provider: CIS
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Study Abroad Click here for a definition of this term In Classes With: Mostly US Students
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum Class Standing: 1st Semester Sophomore Click here for a definition of this term Application Includes: CIS application
Click here for a definition of this term Housing: Apartment, Family Home Stay
Program Description:
 
 
On our Semester in Florence program, you’ll be a local in one of the world’s most popular and timeless destinations. Hit the ground running by participating in a one-week, three-credit traveling Cultural Introduction to Italy course, connecting you with your fellow program participants and your new home country! You’ll study at Florence University of the Arts, which is situated throughout downtown Florence, alongside other study abroad students just as excited to experience Italy as you are.
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