Kent State Florence Semester

Four months to change your life…

The Florence semester program offers you a unique experience abroad!

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Check out Program Information to learn about program dates, orientation, the campus, academics, accommodations, flights, study tours, and much more. 

Honors College Freshmen in Florence Program

What better way to begin your academic career than by spending your first semester at Kent State studying in one of the most beautiful and historic cities in the world, walking the same stone streets Michelangelo, Galileo and Dante walked?

For further information regarding courses, dates and other relevant information, please view the Honors College's website.


Ready to apply? Then click on Applying to Kent State Florence Semester for instructions to apply through our online system.

Life in Florence

Read about Life in Florence to learn about fun activities the city offers as well as the history of our Kent State Florence campus buildings.

Class Information

For detailed information about classes, including course descriptions, refer to the Course Offerings page.


To review program fees and what those fees include, check out Program Costs.

Florence Faculty and Staff

Meet our faculty and staff by looking at the staff profiles.


Fall Lecture Series

September 14 at 6:30 p.m.

Why I Started a Shoe Company to Reimagine Feminism
Nicole Still, founder of the startup VIAJIYU

November 9 at 6:30 p.m.

American Television on the Italian (Small) Screen: Photography exhibition and roundtable
Prof. Milly Buonanno
Universitá la Sapienza, Roma
Osservatoria sulla Fiction Italiana

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