Santa Clara University

Study Abroad

Universitá degli Studi di Firenze

Language of Instruction


This program requires two years of college-level Italian, or fluency, as all courses will be taught in Italian.

The Location

Classes are located in the historical center of Florence and in various "Poli" (decentralized structures) all over the city, in its suburbs on the Sesto Fiorentino "campus", a broad settlement of classrooms and research structures in the field of science and technology, and in other cities of Tuscany, such as Calenzano, Pistoia, Empoli, Scandicci and Prato.

Courses Available

The Direct Exchange Program with the Universitá degli Studi di Firenze offers an extensive range of course offerings, including Humanities, Architecture, Business, Social & Hard Sciences, Medicine, and Engineering.

Click on the link below for information on the grade and unit conversion scales with the Universita degli Studi di Firenze:


Housing Options

Housing is in apartments or student residences. A housing service is provided to facilitate incoming students in finding accomodation. Integra 2000 Onlus offers accomodation in Florence and its suburbs, which can be easily reached by bus or train, and provides assistance to students to find the lowest monthly rent rates within the framework of the existing laws and regulations and in drawing up lease contracts. For further information on the services offered please visit the association website:

Official Contact Person

Allesandra Gentile: +39 55 437 4170; E-mail:

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