Over forty years of experience have made LdM one of the most distinctive and well-established study abroad institutions in Europe. LdM offers academic and professionally-oriented courses designed to complement a variety of study abroad programs as well as enrich students’ knowledge, education and skills.
Students can choose from 500 different courses in 38 subject areas, which are taught in English at LdM’s three locations: Florence, Rome, and Tuscania. Courses fall under six main academic divisions: Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Sciences, Agriculture, Creative Arts, Design, and Italian Language and Culture.
With its world-famous artistic heritage, Florence offers the study abroad student myriad cultural events throughout the year. Students will revel in the city’s centuries-old culinary tradition, known worldwide for its exceptional local specialties and gelato parlors. What’s more, Florence’s thriving economic heart focuses largely on the exciting worlds of fashion, design, luxury goods, banking and tourism.
The LdM program in Tuscania is based on a full immersion concept that differs in emphasis from the Florence and Rome campuses. Because of the size of the town, its geographic location, and its pace, Tuscania is the perfect setting for friendly and frequent interaction with local Italians. Integration into the community is fundamental to the program and, in particular, to the Italian language courses, encouraging students to create real relationships in a cultural context and language that is different from their own.
Located in the bustling center of the historic city, LdM Rome is fully immersed in the ancient Roman culture. It offers a small “green campus” that actively promotes respect for cultural diversity and the environment according to a specific green policy. This is an important feature of the study abroad experience that LdM Rome puts into practice every day, sharing it with all students: recycling, using recycled paper, saving energy and organizing different activities such as excursions to the Abruzzo National Park, the largest European park, and the Slow Down! Day, an opportunity to get back to a more natural rhythm of life.
At LdM Rome, every student also benefits from an extensive orientation session aimed at giving essential information about academic needs and expectations, housing, culture and community, and Italian law. Orientation sessions usually include practical walking tours.
Tuition Fees: $8000 Approx
Apartment Housing: $6750 for whole Academic Year (Fall & Spring) Approx
Home Stay Housing: $1300 per semester Approx
If you are considering applying to a study abroad program and you do not have a valid passport, or your passport will expire within six months past your program end date, please take steps to obtain or renew your passport immediately. Passports can take longer than expected to process, and you may need your passport to apply for visas "If Applicable" well before your program begins. For more information about obtaining and renewing passports visit the U.S. Passports & International Travel.