Italy is betting on the young: thanks to a project by Fondazione Meyer, 24 young Italian medical students will go abroad to gain practical experience in some of the top children’s hospitals in Europe and the world. The “innovators” are all under 40 years old, some even under 30, who are currently working at Florence’s […]
A university colleague recently asked me, ‘So what’s your other shtick—all writing professors have another shtick?’ I looked at him with a raised eyebrow and said ‘Art conservation,’ to which he responded by raising his eyebrow.
Art is my passion and the
Eighteen students from some of the most troubled schools in New York, Los Angeles and Detroit will come to Florence for a study holiday.
Organized by the Palazzo Strozzi Foundation USA, the Palazzo Strozzi High School Renaissance Award, now in its fifth year, will bring students to Florence for
Students from the Fashion Institute of Technology’s Florence study abroad program will present their final projects on Wednesday, April 29 at 5pm at the Stibbert Museum. These second year fashion design students are graduating with their Associate degrees this spring, after spending either one semester or one year
Florence responded immediately to the shooting that took place on January 7 at French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo's office in Paris.
A group of university students, workers and tourists stood together in piazza Santa Croce as a mark of solidarity against the attack. Organized over social media by
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Students from American universities and those attending Erasmus programmes were given a hearty welcome to Florence by representatives from local organisations, including the Tuscan American Association, ESN Florentia and Florence City Council. American students attended an evening event in the Salone del Cinquecento at Palazzo Vecchio, while Erasmus students spent
Fourteen American high school students have been selected to study in Italy through the Palazzo Strozzi Foundation USA, in cooperation with New York City Department of Education.
This year, the annual Palazzo Strozzi High School Renaissance Award, which began in 2010, coincides with the Italian year of culture in
According to a study by the Fondazione Migrantes, although the number of non-Italian students studying in Italy is low, just 3.1 percent, compared to the European average of 10 percent, most of Italy's international students are enrolled in universities in Florence and Pisa. The programs that attract