|Restrictions:||UB applicants only|
|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Summer||2017||03/19/2017 **||Rolling Admission||05/31/2017||08/04/2017|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Indicates that deadline has passed
|Open to:||UB students only||Language of Instruction:||English|
|Minimum GPA:||2.8||Eligibility:||Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors|
|Area of Study:||Anthropology, Art, Art History, Arts Management, Classics, Communication, Dance, Italian, Nutrition, Psychology, Sociology||Term:||Summer|
|Language Courses Offered:||Italian||Housing Options:||Double room in a student shared apartment|
|Program Advisor:||Mary Odrzywolski||Credits:||3-12|
Istituto Lorenzo de' Medici - Florence (Summer)
During the summer, students can participate in one or two summer sessions taking one or two courses (3-6 credits) during each session. At LdM's main campus in Florence, students can choose from a wide range of courses including:
Italian Language and Culture
Painting and Drawing
Sculpture and Ceramics
Students will not be able to take classes in the following areas for credit: Culinary & Nutritional Arts, Fashion Design, Marketing & Merchandising, Interior Design, or Jewelry Design.
Students can choose to take a non-credit Culinary or Wine course for an additional cost (Cuisine (2hrs./wk. = 8 hrs. total): $490 / Wine Tasting (2 hrs./wk. = 8 hrs. total): $520)
A full list of academic areas courses offered in the summer at LdM Florence can be found on the LdM Florence Course Schedule.
LdM's experienced on-site housing coordinators facilitate student housing placement. Accommodation in a double room in a student shared apartment is included in the program fee.
LdM Florence Housing Service includes:
• Rent, with fixed check-in and check-out dates
• Repairs not caused by students
• Average Utilities (water, gas, electricity) up to $75 per month. Utility expenses above $75 will be charged to student residents.
• Internet connection
• One cleaning of the apartment every five weeks during the semester
LdM Florence Housing Service does not include:
• Damage(s) caused by students
• Extra cleaning (If the apartment is not clean on the specified check-out date, students will be responsible for an additional cleaning charge. The total cost will be estimated and determined by the landlord and the student advisor. The total amount due will then be deducted from the housing deposit)
• Excessive consumption of utilities
Florence Summer - 3 credits Electives
Florence Summer - 6 credits Electives
Florence Summer - 3 credits Italian Language
Florence Summer - 4 credits Italian Language
The budgets above include accommodation in a double room shared student apartment. Students who are interested in single room accommodations can request an updated budget sheet from the Office of Study Abroad Programs at UB.
There are two summer sessions offered at the LdM Florence campus. Students can choose to participate in one or both sessions. The dates for Summer 2017 are:
Summer Session I: May 31 - June 29
Summer Session II: July 6 - Aug 4
Additional details can be found on the Lorenzo de' Medici Academic Calendar.
This program is open to University at Buffalo sophomores, juniors, and seniors with at least a 2.8 overall GPA.The application includes a study statement, one academic recommendation, and an official transcript.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Interested students are encouraged to make an appointment with the program advisor to learn more about this program. Additionally, students can peruse the Lorenzo de' Medici website.