Programs abroad in Italy
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Study abroad in italy

Study abroad in Italy for college credits!

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Apply now to study abroad in Italy for college credits!

Apply now to study  abroad in Italy  for college credits! The Accademia Italiana accepts applications on a rolling admissions basis and encourages you to apply early to allow for extra time to plan for your overseas study experience. Students typically receive an admissions decision within 2-4 weeks following the Accademia’s receipt of the complete application.

Required application materials:
Complete general application
Statement of purpose (500 words or less)
1 academic or professional reference
Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended
Electronic portfolio (study abroad students wishing to take upper-level design courses, transfer applicants to a bachelor’s degree program and master’s degree applicants only)

No application fee required.

Here you can download the Pre-Departure Timeline Application.

You can also download the Application form.

Application materials should be sent by e-mail to and a hard copy mailed to the Admissions Office in Florence at:

Accademia Italiana
Piazza Pitti, 15
50125 Firenze
Attention: U.S. Admissions

To request hard copies of the Guide or Application, or to speak with an Accademia staff member about your application questions, you may contact us via email:

Remember to keep an eye on the application deadlines!

Application Deadlines:             
Entrance Term:                                   Spring                     Summer                   Fall
(all programs except monthly)          October 15              March 15                April 15        

Summer monthly programs only: Applications are due 45 days prior to the first day of class.