Center for International Education


Courses in art history, economics, international business, history, political science, literature, media studies, and visual arts are available. These courses are designed to integrate the local resources and immerse you into the Florentine environment through on-site learning.

Program Highlights

  • Study abroad for one semester or a full year at the Santa Reparata International School of Art (SRISA).
  • Open to all majors and of broad interest because of the extensive program of courses offered.
  • A 3-credit Italian language course (any level) is required.
  • Students enroll in several departments: Literature and Philosophy, Foreign Languages and Literatures, Economics and Political Science, and Architectures.
  • Live in apartments shared with other program participants.
  • Activities and field trips are organized; students participate regularly in social and cultural events with Italian college students.

Program Details

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Eligibility & Application Process
Academic Information
Study Abroad Fees
Semester Schedule
Living in Florence
Local History
Florence, Italy

Alan Pascuzzi '91

“The summer before my senior year, I participated in the study-abroad program in Florence thanks to a scholarship from the Casa Italiana. After that, I knew I had to get back to there.”

Send forms to the Program Director:

Maria Rosaria Vitti-Alexander

Maria Rosaria Vitti-Alexander

Professor of Italian / Director of the Study Abroad for Pescara & Florence Italy / Coordinator of Casa Italiana in Foreign Languages & Literature
Coordinator of Casa Italiana in Casa Italiana
Golisano Academic Center 393