We’re happy to answer your questions about Adelphi in Flroence. If you can’t find the answers you need below, please contact us.
The most important criteria are the student’s:
Studying abroad gives you the opportunity to immerse yourself in another culture. It opens up a whole new world of ideas and broadens your perspective on Florence’s history, art, and music. Even the best college course cannot replicate that unique experience.
Yes. It is a 3-credit course for credits in Art History.
Yes. Application instructions are available here. However, you will need to consult your college or university to determine if they will accept these Adelphi course credits.
Yes. All Americans need a passport to enter Italy.
No. A visa is not required unless you stay longer than 3 months.
No inoculations or shots are necessary.
Yes. No student can attend the Adelphi in Florence course without medical insurance.
Speaking Italian is not necessary to take this course. All instruction is in English. Of course, a basic knowledge of Italian will enrich your stay.
Faculty and students will travel together on the same flight from New York to Italy. Students can all take the same return flight, unless they decide to travel in Europe after the course.
Yes. Lunchtime and evenings will generally be free.
Adelphi places the highest priority on student safety while studying abroad. The faculty will conduct a pre-departure session with all students to address issues of security and safety. While we are resident in Florence, the faculty will be immediately on hand in the event of a crisis or emergency.
Florence has a low rate of crime and the U.S. Department of State has posted no Travel Advisories for visitors to Italy. Please check the Italy Consular Information page for more details.
Participation in the program is entirely voluntary and any program of travel involves some element of risk. Adelphi University, its trustees, officers, agents, and employees are not liable for any personal injury or property damage arising from participation in the program.