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Studying Florence has an amazing variety of opportunities for foreign students! It's one of the most important cities in Italy for: Italian and International Universities, Masters/Postgraduate courses, Colleges, Fashion, Arts & Crafts, Cooking and Language Schools. In fact, there are more than 80 Institutes in town!

Students from all around the world study here. Anyone who has dreamed of living in Medieval or Renaissance times should choose the city for its winding streets, museums, monuments, and most of all: its magical, ancient ambiance.

If you're coming to Florence, why not learn Italian? Not only will your linguistic charm skyrocket, but you'll be able to dive head first into Italian culture and society.

If we still haven't convinced you, read our founder's article: "Why Study Italian?"

Find all the information you need for your student life in the modern-day Renaissance below!

POLIMODA, TOP FASHION DESIGN & MARKETING SCHOOL IN FLORENCEPolimoda Fashion design and Marketing School

Fashion is continuously drawing upon emerging talent and renewing its creative energy.

The Polimoda International Institute of Design and Marketing offers anyone interested in entering the world of fashion the possibility to do so through high-quality, professional training in tune with the needs of the business.

Polimoda is a highly specialized fashion and design school located in Florence, Italy.

This school maintains close ties and continuous collaboration with the fashion industry to provide students with the knowledge they need to enter the current, international style scene...

Read more in our Master Section »
 

Student Info

A guide you toward student/tourist information offices where you can find events, services and discounts to enjoy in your free time! And the perks of being enrolled at the University of Florence - free sports activities!
 

Universities

Florence has one of the most important university systems in Italy. Students have been coming here from around the world for centuries. The city has almost every kind of University, from humanistic to scientific, and studentsVille has neatly divided them into "Italian" and "Foreign" for easy reference.
 

Colleges

A list of American colleges in Florence. Programs are usually focused on Florentine Arts and Renaissance Culture.
 

Schools

Italian language, jewelery, design, cuisine, music, photography, theater, fashion...and much, much more! Discover the secrets of Italy's most important arts

 

Masters

Fashion, Design, Communication, Multimedia, and more. Most post-graduate courses - like those at the Florence Design Academy or Polimoda - are organized by private schools. The education level is generally excellent.

 

Libraries

When exam period is creeping closer, it's high time you stopped going to parties. Libraries are the best places to concentrate on starting to work hard as a student again.
 

Bookshops

Want to find the latest American bestseller? Dying to read your favorite French author in original language? Searching for an Italian classic? Missing your comics heroes but know where to find them? Caught up in the romantic spirit and needing to read a good love story at least once a week? studentsVille has got you covered!

 

Documents

Permesso di Soggiorno, Codice Fiscale, Iscriversi all'Anagrafe, health insurance...Oh my! Getting accepted into a program in Florence isn't the hardest part of studying abroad: there's the Italian paperwork! We're here to help explain, and ease the pain, of obtaining your study documents.