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  • Locations: Florence, Italy
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: Italian Suggested GPA: 3.0
Language Requirement: Completed at least 202 ICIP Required: Yes
Housing Options: Homestay Community Based Learning: No
Ability to work abroad: No Board: Partial Board
Program Exception Flag: None Program Sponsorship: Holy Cross Office of Study Abroad
Visa required for U.S. passport holders: Yes Earned Academic Credit: Yes
Program Description:

Florence, ItalyFlorence, Italy

Florence, ItalyPhoto courtesy of Elizabeth Mahoney '13: "View of Firenze from Piazzale Michelangelo at Dusk"

Name: Università di Firenze (Unifi)
Location: Firenze (Florence), Italy
University size:  60,000 undergraduate and graduate students
University founded: 1321
Terms available: academic year; fall semester upon approval
Dates: early August to late May (academic year); early August to mid-January (fall semester)
Pre-university program: Pre-university language program at Linguaviva:

University website:
Study Abroad website:
Student life/campus activities:
Visa fees:  $55
Housing deposits: n/a
Registration info: Students in Firenze take Italian Language and Culture 1 and 2 (1 credit per semester) at Linguaviva, and 90 hours at Unifi per semester, which is usually one 60-hour course and one 30-hour course, which is the equivalent of 3 Holy Cross courses. Pre-university language course does not count towards the required course load.
ICIP required: Yes
Other requirements: Completed at least four semesters of college-level Italian.
Courses previously taken by Holy Cross students:
On left-side menu, click on Courses Taken Abroad for Holy Cross Credit then select program.
Grade equivalency sheet: Available on Holy Cross Registrar’s website:
*Note: Different departments may present their course catalogs differently. Some have a list of available courses, some provide an overview of the required courses for a particular major (Italian students are much more restricted within their majors). These catalogs are a general guide, you will have assistance in selecting your classes on site.
All information listed above is subject to change.

For more information, please contact:
Christopher Van Booven - Assistant Director
Phone: 508-793-2755
Office: Smith 213

Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.