API students in Florence study at Lorenzo de’ Medici - The Italian International Institute (LdM). Come see this rich Italian culture first-hand on one of API's most popular programs! The campus is primarily located in a 13th century AD convent in the heart of Florence. The facilities have been modernized and the city surroundings offer students a canvas on which to learn, create and challenge themselves in their academic and personal endeavors. LdM offers students a wide selection of courses from The School of Arts and Sciences, The School of Creative Arts, The School of Design and The School of Italian Language and Culture.
Live and study in the heart of Florence alongside a thriving international student community. Explore the birthplace of the Renaissance, and so much more of Italy with API's included excursions to places such as famous Cinque Terre, Venice, Tuscany, Rome and more!
- Walk the streets of Florence and relive the ancient history with the greats that have walked the same cobblestones
- API Florence staff offer cultural activities within the city such as a glassblowing show, wine tastings (and pizza tastings!), soccer match, opera night, and more!
- API Gives Back - Florence offers various volunteer opportunities within the city for API students
API Scholarships and Financial Aid Information
API awards approximately $500,000 in study abroad scholarships annually ranging from $250 -$1,000 per student.