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Italy: Istituto Lorenzo de' Medici - Florence
Florence, Italy (Outgoing Program)
|Restrictions:||UB applicants only|
|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Spring||2018||10/01/2017 **||Rolling Admission||01/30/2018||05/19/2018|
** 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.
|Open to:||UB students only||Language of Instruction:||English|
|Minimum GPA:||2.5||Eligibility:||Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors|
|Area of Study:||Anthropology, Art, Art History, Chemistry, Communication, Environmental Studies, Film Studies, Geography, Global Gender Studies, History, International Studies, Italian, Mathematics, Media Study, Music, Nutrition, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, Romance Languages and Literatures, Sociology, Theatre||Term:||Academic Year, Fall, Spring|
|Language Courses Offered:||Italian||Housing Options:||Double room in a student shared apartment|
|Program Advisor:||Mary Odrzywolski||Credits:||12-18 per semester|
Istituto Lorenzo de' Medici - Florence
LdM offers students a plethora of courses in several subject areas which are designed to complement a variety of academic majors as well as to enrich the student's experience, education and skills. The academic semester and year abroad programs foster awareness and understanding of not oly the course topics, but also of Italian culture. Students may customize their courses of study according to their academic needs and personal interests. At LdM's main campus in Florence, students can choose from a wide range of courses including:
Global Gender Studies
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.
A full list of courses offered at LdM Florence can be found on the LdM Florence Course Schedule.
LdM's experienced on-site housing coordinators facilitate student housing placement. Accommodations in a double room in a student shared apartment are 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.
Housing Request Deadlines:
Fall Semester - June 15th
Spring Semester - November 15th
For more information on housing, please visit LdM Florence Housing Service.
Florence Semester - Electives
Florence Semester - Italian Language (16 credits)
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.
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 visit the Lorenzo de' Medici website.