Study in the heart of Florence with ISI

This exciting summer program takes place in the heart of Florence and utilizes the city as your classroom, with co-curricular activities integrated into all your courses. Enroll in up to two courses per session when you choose from an array of courses on offer in subject areas such as Culture Studies, Art History, Media, Food Studies, History, Sport and Culture, Political Science, Italian Language, Studio Art, and more. Students of architecture can explore their creativity and hone their design skills through the F6 Firenze course track (referred to as Session 3).

Situated in a pair of centuries-old palazzi in the heart of Florence, International Studies Institute Florence (ISI) is a modern and innovative institution offering an array of affordable, dynamic programs. The beautiful Renaissance city of Florence is your summer home, with its abundance of artistic, architectural, and culinary delights.

  • Wide range of subject areas: from Photography to Architecture to a writing course on Italian Food. Courses vary by session.

  • Specialized Architecture program (Session 3): choose from a Design Studio Track at three distinct levels. Each course component involves expert guidance from your instructors and intensive collaboration with your student cohort.

  • Program of activities: Food and wine tastings, truffle hunting, hiking and biking, guided tours, and more.

  • Shared living arrangements: Students apartments in the historic center of Florence, close to local resources and within walking distance of your studies.

  • Participants on the ISI Florence Summer Program are required to be vaccinated against COVID and to provide proof of vaccination as a condition of participation.

Fees & Scholarship Details
Term/Period Departure Date Return Credits Base Program Fee Application Deadline
Summer 1 2023 5/17/2023 6/30/2023 3-7 $6,275 3/15/2023 More Info
Summer 3 2023 5/17/2023 6/30/2023 5-6 $8,975 3/31/2023 More Info
Summer 2 2023 7/1/2023 7/29/2023 3-7 $6,275 3/31/2023 More Info
Summer 3 2024 TBA TBA TBA TBA 3/1/2024  
Summer 1 2024 TBA TBA TBA TBA 3/1/2024  
Summer 2 2024 TBA TBA TBA TBA 3/15/2024  

Program fees listed are base fees only. Please select MORE INFO for an estimate of additional expenses and any additional fees that may be incurred based on enrollment selections or housing placements. Dates and fees for future terms will be posted as they become available. Please see Program Calendar for detailed dates.

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As a participant on an Arcadia program, you are guaranteed housing. Our priority is to provide a safe, clean, cost-effective and convenient place for you to live, while offering you every opportunity to explore the local culture and community.


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Student health, safety and security in Italy are our top priorities. Our experienced and well-connected staff are prepared to deal with any emergencies that may arise...

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