Why in Florence?

Having the Practicum in Florence, Italy offers students a practical Foreign Language setting for learning how to Teach English as a Foreign Language. Through Kent State's partnerships with local schools and universities, TEFL Certificate students can have a real-to-life experience as teachers of English as a Foreign Language. Kent State University has been educating students in Florence for more than 40 years, and the current home to the program is the Palazzo Vettori, which is a prestigious and ancient building located in the heart of Florence.