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Area of Study/Major: Art, Business, Culinary Arts and Hospitality, English Literature, History, Humanities, Liberal Arts and Sciences
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Italy: Lorenzo de' Medici, Florence


Lorenzo de' Medici Florence (LdM) is situated in the heart of Tuscany, a region that has many classified historical monuments. This makes LdM an ideal choice for those interested in studying humanities, creative arts, design or Italian language and culture. LdM offers classes in these disciplines and is recognized as having one of the finest studio art programs in Italy. Courses are taught in English with the exception of language classes and some courses designated "in Italian." During a semester, students can take one of the three program options: Super-intensive Italian Language; Liberal Arts and Studio Arts (courses in a variety of disciplines with one required Italian language course); or a semester- or year-long certificate program in Architecture in Urban Context, Interior Design in Contemporary Living, LdM-NCRC International Conflict Transformation, Product Design toward Sustainability, Visual Communication for Fashion, etc.

Additional features: optional fieldtrips


Lorenzo de'Medici's main campus is located in Florence, a city that is a living museum filled with works of famous painters, sculptors, and architects. There are beaches and mountains nearby, and Rome is only three hours away.


The College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS), a partnership of colleges and universities—two and four year, large and small, public and private, domestic and foreign—encompasses the broad spectrum of international higher education. CCIS members sponsor a variety of programs, notably study abroad programs and professional development seminars for faculty and administrators, which are designed to enhance international/intercultural perspectives within the academic community.

To apply for this program, please visit for an application. You must make an appointment with the study abroad advisor to review your application prior to submission. Appointments can be made by calling the Center for International Education and Programs at 847-214-7809.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2023 10/15/2022 11/15/2022 TBA TBA