Study Abroad in Florence. Everything you need to know to enjoy the experience of a lifetime.
edited by Marco Bracci + Marco De La Pierre
layouts + cover illustration by Leo Cardini
Studying abroad in Florence is a life-changing experience that will have a positive impact on your future. Studying in Italy means discovering a culture that has shaped the philosophy, aesthetics and lifestyle of the world.
Study Abroad in Florence. Everything You Need to Know to Enjoy the Experience of a Lifetime will make you reflect on this experience that will prove so important for your future.
Find out more about what awaits you in Florence, including practical information to help you make the most of your daily life in the city, travel tips and advice from former alumni.
The importance that local institutions attach to international higher education is also demonstrated by the fact that this book includes welcomes from the Mayor of Florence, the President of the Region of Tuscany, the US Consul General and the Rector of the University of Florence, plus dozens of directors and profes- sors from the city’s main universities and international programs.
Your new life starts tomorrow in Florence, the smallest global city in the world.
Table of contens:
8 WELCOME FROM THE MAYOR OF FLORENCE
10 CHAPTER 1 – Why is Florence a global study abroad capital?
18 CHAPTER 2 – Study abroad: prepare for your once-in-a-lifetime experience
28 CHAPTER 3 – How to make the most of your experience in Florence
60 CHAPTER 4 – Stories from alumni
70 CHAPTER 5 – Directors’ voices
76 CHAPTER 6 – Trust the Florence study abroad professors
84 CHAPTER 7 – Florence: your present, your future, your home
94 CHAPTER 8 – Discover Tuscany
108 CHAPTER 9 – Italy + Florence 101: past and present
118 My Study Abroad Diary