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  • Locations: Florence, Italy
  • Program Terms: Winter
  • Restrictions: UB applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter 2018 10/15/2017
**
Rolling Admission 01/02/2018 01/20/2018

** 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.

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Fact Sheet:
Open to: UB students only Language of Instruction: English
Minimum GPA: 2.8 Eligibility: Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors
Area of Study: Any Term: Winter
Language Courses Offered: Italian Housing Options: Double room in a student shared apartment
Program Advisor: Mary Odrzywolski Credits: 3-6
Program Description:

Istituto Lorenzo de' Medici - Florence (Winter)


City of Florence     LdM Students in Classroom      florence river
Founded in 1973 in Florence, Istituto Lorenzo de' Medici (LdM) is among Italy's most comprehensive and well-established international institutions in higher education. Throughout its three campuses, LdM hosts over 3000 students annually from all over the world. The educational opportunities at each of LdM's three sites are deeply rooted in their surrounding environments, allowing students to experience first-hand the inspiring culture of both historical and contemporary Italy. LdM integrates formal, university-level learning with an emphasis on personal growth, individual engagement, and community responsibility.
ACADEMIC PROGRAM
During the winter, students can choose to take one or two courses (3-6 credits). At LdM's main campus in Florence, students can choose from a wide range of courses including: 
Ancient Studies
Anthropology
Art History
Communications
Gender Studies
Graphic Design
History
International Business
Italian Language
Literature
Nutrition, Culinary Arts and Culture
Political Science and International Studies
Psychology
Sociology
Writing

A full list of academic areas courses offered in the summer at LdM Florence can be found on the LdM Florence Course Schedule.

ACCOMMODATION
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:
• Meals
• 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


ESTIMATED COSTS
Winter Budget - 3 Credits
Winter Budget - 6 Credits

The budgets above include accommodation in a double room shared student apartment.

PROGRAM DATES
For program dates, please refer to the 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 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.


 



This program is currently not accepting applications.