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  • Locations: Florence, Italy; Rome, Italy; Tuscania, Italy; Venice, Italy
  • Program Terms: AY, Fall, Spring, Summer, Summer II, WinTerm
  • Host University Website: Click to visit
  • Cost Estimate: AY, Fall, Spring, Summer, WinTerm
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2018 03/01/2018
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
AY 2018-2019 03/01/2018
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Summer 2018 03/01/2018
Rolling Admission 05/24/2018 07/27/2018
WinTerm 2019 10/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2019 10/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** 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
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English, Italian Minimum GPA: 2.80
Class Eligibility: Junior, Senior, Sophomore Housing Options: Apartments, Host Family
Language Courses Offered: Yes Internships Available: Yes
Faculty Led: No Exchange Program: No
Program Description:


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Lorenzo de' Medici (LdM) was founded in Florence, Italy in 1973 and is one of Italy's most comprehensive, well-established international study abroad institutions. In addition to the main campus in Florence, students also have the opportunity to study at one of LdM's campuses located in Rome, Tuscania, or Venice. LdM is a registered and authorized institution by Italy's Ministry of Education.

LdM hosts over 2500 students each year from all over the world. Students attending LdM gain first-hand experience of the cultural richness and inspiring environment of both historical and contemporary Italy. 

The education opportunities offered at LdM are deeply grounded in their surrounding environments, offering students an authentic intercultural learning experience. LdM integrates formal university-level learning with an emphasis on personal growth, individual engagement, and community responsibility.

Location: Florence, Italy

The main campus is located in Florence, but students may also study at one of the campuses located in Rome, Tuscania or Venice.

The Florence LdM campus is one of the largest international schools in Italy. The twelve campus buildings are located in the history city center near the famous Duomo Cathedral and next to the bustling San Lorenzo market and church.

LdM Rome is located near the city's center. "The Eternal City" in its unparalleled history, has developed its own flavor, both as an ancient and modern world capital. The city fuses the feel of a large metropolis with small lively neighborhoods and picturesque districts with hills, piazzas, fountains, cobbled streets and churches.

LdM Tuscania is situated in an elegantly modern structure in the old town center and incorporated into the medieval stone walls. This historic hilltop town is located in the Lazio region of central Italy, in the countryside of Maremma.

Located in northern Italy, Venice is home to approximately 275,000 citizens. The Venice LdM campus is located near the center of the city. Throughout the city many Venetian coffee shops, cafes, markets and trattorie can be found.


LdM offers over 400 different courses in 37 academic subject areas. Courses fall under six main academic divisions: Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Sciences, Agriculture, Creative Arts, Design, and Italian Language and Culture. All courses are taught in English with the exception of Italian language courses and those courses clearly specified that Italian is the language of instruction. You may explore LdM's website for courses.

The typical semester course load at LdM is 15-16 credits (4-5 classes); the January and summer session course load is 3-6 credits (1-2 classes).

Students participating in science courses in Rome are required to have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA. 

Three Cities Program
Can't decide which city to go to? Check out LdM's Three Cities Program. The Three Cities Program is a great way to experience local and regional differences within Italy. 

There are opportunities for students to complete a 3 or 6-credit unpaid internship along with their coursework. You may view the 
LdM Internships Spring 2018 here.

Summer Courses
Students may take 3-7 credits per summer session at LdM. You may reference the course schedule for your options.

WinTerm Courses
Students may take 3-7 credits in the January Intercession at LdM. You may reference the course schedule for your options.



Accommodation: For accommodation information at Lorenzo de’ Medici, please visit their website.

Passport and Visa: Please visit the Education Abroad website for information on passports and visas


The Cost Estimates at the top of this program website are used to determine the costs for the term you would like to go abroad. For information on financing your education abroad program visit the Financial Aid, Grants and Scholarships link on our website.