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Summer 2024

May 12 - June 23, 2024 (6 weeks)

Program Description

Spend six weeks this summer living in the midst of and learning about Italian culture with our Florence, Italy UL Lafayette Study Abroad Program.  Students take three courses for nine credit hours; of which, one course (three credit hours) is the mandated Humanities course. Students will also tour the astonishing cities of Siena and San Gimignano (a hilltop town with medieval towers) and spend a weekend in Rome touring St. Peter’s Cathedral, the Vatican Museum, the Roman Forum, the Pantheon and the Colosseum as well as other sights in this historic city.  You may also participate in optional excursions to destinations such as Pisa, Venice, and Cinque Terre, five villages perched along the cliff sides on the Mediterranean Coast.


The program cost is $6,499 plus University fees of $345, totaling $6,844. After you have applied for your desired program, you must make a deposit of $500 via ULINK. The $500 deposit is applied towards the cost of the program. The initial deadline to apply and pay the deposit is December 15th. A $100 late fee will be charged after December 15th. View Payment Policies & Instructions. 
Program cost includes tuition for 9 credit hours, lodging for six weeks in furnished apartments with kitchens located in the city center of Florence, the field trips in Tuscany mentioned above, transportation to and from Rome, lodging in Rome, admission to Florence’s state museums (such as the Uffizi, Pitti and Academia) as well as many of the city’s palaces and churches. Students will be responsible for their own meals during the program (an additional meal voucher program is available). Round-trip airfare on the group flight which includes transportation to and from the airport is $1,870. To learn more about the program cost visit the Costs & Expenses by Program.

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Zayira Quiroz
Global Programs Coordinator
Student Union Room 136
(337) 482-5438