Stanford in Florence

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
  • Experience life as a local with an Italian host family and savor gourmet meals every night.
  • 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: Homestays
Primary Language of Instruction: English
Currency: Euro
Symbol of Florence: Fleur de Lis