Study Abroad Programs in Florence, Italy
SRISA offers numerous programs of study including, for more information follow the link before and select the semester that interests you for all the specific information about the program that interests you including, courses, dates and fees.
Why should you study at SRISA?
Studying abroad is a unique experience for students who are looking for an opportunity to expand their knowledge and immerse themselves in a new culture. Italy, especially Florence, is one of the most sought-after destinations for international students.
Santa Reparata International School of Art is a renowned art school offering the participant the opportunity to learn new skills, and improve on old ones all while enjoying the magic that is Florence. The school is located in one of the most inspiring places in the world, this city has been home to so many important artists, Da Vinci, Michelangelo and Botticelli to name just a couple.
How long do the courses last?
Italy study abroad programs are many, but SRISA is one of a kind thanks to the courses provided and our talented faculty. The length of the course is four weeks during the Summer Semesters and 15 weeks in Fall and Spring. The price of each course is listed on our website allowing you to find the program that suits you and your budget.
SRISA offers you the chance to study Fine Arts, Liberal Arts and Design. Choose from our various modules, Photography, Digital Imaging, Printmaking, Illustration, Book Arts, Painting, Drawing, Art History, Architecture, Sculpture, Textiles Design, Fashion Design, Wine Marketing, and much more. Browse our programs to find the one that suits.
Will I be able to study there if I don’t speak Italian? Can I learn Italian while at SRISA?
All the courses are taught in English but you also have the chance to study Italian in this program abroad. There are many benefits to studying the language as you will be able to immerse yourself in the culture and feel a part of the local community. Being able to converse with the locals allows you to really benefit from studying abroad.
There are many advantages to these programs to study abroad, in addition to gaining a unique educational experience, as a student you have the opportunity to explore a new culture, you will learn to be more independent, gain a better understanding of different cultures, and figure out how to problem solve, improve your communication and acquire knowledge from the various different situations you will find yourself in.
What will I gain from this course?
Studying at one of the Italy study abroad programs is an unforgettable experience. You will come away with a deeper understanding of Italian culture, make lifelong connections, and develop personal and professional skills. You can also expect to develop your language proficiency, SRISA offers you support so that you can learn the basics and then practice with both locals, faculty and other students.
Most courses offer on-site visits to museums and exhibitions, allowing you to see first-hand these iconic masterpieces. There will also be day trips which will give you the opportunity to see other places. These are added into your course fees so you don’t have to worry about extra costs. It is also very easy and cheap to reach other European countries from Italy allowing you the opportunity to travel.
Travel in Italy and Europe
How to make the most of your study abroad program in Florence
One of the perks of studying in Italy is the ability to travel. You may not get to see the whole of Europe in a single semester, you should choose quality over quantity. This semester can be you dipping your toe in the water of traveling abroad. With cheap airlines, trains and also buses you can travel across Europe easily. Plan the cities you want to visit before leaving.
Remember that you don’t have to leave Italy to see some amazing cities. Milan, the fashion capital of the world is only a couple of hours away. Rome, the eternal city, is again, just a couple of hours away. You could also choose to take a bus and go visit Fiesole, twenty minutes from Florence and an Etruscan treasure trove with magnificent views over the whole of Florence.
Finally, you can expect to have lots of fun. Florence is a cosmopolitan and exciting city with lots of activities to enjoy. It is also a melting pot with different cultures and people from all over the world coming together. You can explore both it and surrounding cities, and their various iconic landmarks, and take part in cultural activities.