Known for its world-class art and delicious food, Florence, Italy, offers an ideal study abroad destination for students looking for a smaller city and a wide range of course selections. In the Wells in Florence program, you’ll enroll at the Italian International Institute Lorenzo de’ Medici, located in the heart of Florence. Instruction is in English, and you’ll live in apartments or homestays within a short walk of classes, surrounded by all the timeless art and architecture that Florence has to offer. An orientation program will help prepare you for the trip to Italy, and our resident directors are there for you every step of the way to help you navigate the city and acclimate to a new culture abroad. The Wells study abroad program in Florence is also open to students from other colleges and universities as well as Wells College students. Learn more about the Wells College study abroad program in Florence.
In addition to our popular study abroad program in Florence, Italy, we also offer opportunities to study abroad in destinations throughout Europe and around the globe—including Australia, Chile, Costa Rica, Japan, South Africa, and New Zealand—as well as off-campus programs in the United States.
A semester abroad can be a defining part of your undergraduate education, and an experience you’ll remember for a lifetime. If you’re considering a study abroad program but still not sure, here are a few reasons you might want to pursue a program overseas:
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