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  • Locations: Florence, Italy; Rome, Italy; Tuscania, Italy; Venice, Italy
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: UB applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Fall
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.
Fact Sheet:
Open to: UB students only Language of Instruction: English
Minimum GPA: 2.8 Eligibility: Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Housing Options: Double room in a student shared apartment Program Advisor: Mary Odrzywolski
Program Description:

Italy: Istituto Lorenzo de' Medici - Three Cities

Tuscania - St. Peter's      Trevi Fountain     City of Florence
This semester-long study abroad experience connects students to three diverse Italian cities, each with a distinct identity and culture; Tuscania, Rome and either Florence (in Fall) or Venice (in Spring). Students spend one month in Tuscania followed by one month in Rome, and then they complete the experience in either Florence or Venice. They follow a structured program of five courses, including one in Italian language and culture. Please consult the specific Three Cities Academic Calendar, as dates differ from the standard LdM Academic Calendar.
ACADEMIC PROGRAM
Students in this program follow a structured program of five courses, including one in Italian language and culture. Courses available for Fall 2017 can be found on the LdM Three Cities Course Schedule.
ACCOMMODATION
LdM 3 CITIES PROGRAM is pleased to facilitate students housing arrangements for a spot in a double room in a shared student apartment. This accommodation is included in the program fee.

LDM 3 CITIES PROGRAM Housing Service includes:
– Rent in Tuscania, Rome and Florence (during the Fall semester)/ Venice (during the Spring semester) , with fixed check-in and check-out dates– Repairs not caused by students’ negligence or inattentiveness
– Average Utilities (water, gas, electricity). Any costs above the average consumption will be charged to the students sharing the same apartment and deducted from the housing deposit.
– City Public Transportation pass (only for Rome) or Vaporetto pass (for Venice)
– Internet

LDM 3 CITIES PROGRAM Housing Service does not include:
– Meals
– Damages caused by students’ negligence or inattentiveness
– Extra cleaning (if the apartment is not clean on the specified check-out date, students will be responsible for an additional cleaning charge)

ESTIMATED COSTS
Estimated costs for this program can be found at the top of this page next to Budget Sheets by clicking on the term. The estimated costs include accommodation in a double room shared student apartment.
PROGRAM DATES
Details can be found on the Three Cities Lorenzo de' Medici Academic Calendar.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
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.