Stanford in Florence

FALL 2021-22

Due to post-pandemic considerations, the decision has been made to house all students coming to Florence in Fall 2021 in a student residence. Additional information on accommodations can be found here.

Florence Photo Gallery

How do I apply?

The Breyer Center for Overseas Studies in Florence

Palazzo Capponi alle Rovinate
Via de’ Bardi, 36
50125 Florence, Italy
phone: +39-055-248-0951/2
fax: +39-055-248-0338

Why Stanford in Florence?

  • Gain an understanding of contemporary Italian and European society while fulfilling Ways and major requirements.
  • Study the genius engineering of Brunelleschi’s Dome while standing on it.
  • Debate about the politics, economics, and history of the European Union
  • Explore Italy’s rich and unique cultural, artistic, and historical tradition.
  • Enjoy contemporary Italian life as an insider through public service, internships, and the Friends a Firenze Program.
  • Discover Italy’s inventive contributions to the culinary arts, sustainability, music, fashion, art, industrial design, architecture, engineering and technology.

What makes Florence so unique?

Known as the birthplace of the Renaissance, today Florence is a flurry of industry and crafts, commerce and culture, art, science, and innovation. While its immense history is present everywhere you look, it is a truly forward-thinking city that buzzes with activity all year round while keeping its small town feel.

Fast Facts
Location: Florence, Italy
Population: 400,000
Housing Options: Student Residences
Primary Language of Instruction: English
Currency: Euro
Symbol of Florence: Fleur de Lis