The World in a Flash

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Welcome to World in a Flash! For decades, Kent State University has been offering exceptional education abroad opportunities to its students. Now, we are bringing those experiences - academic and cultural - to you, our Kent State family.

This page provides a glimpse into what our students encounter while studying abroad. From on-site lectures by renowned professors to insight about daily life in new locations, we invite you to explore the curated content here and let your mind be boundless as you enter the World in a Flash.

The Kent State University Florence Center is Kent State University’s flagship study abroad and international center. For nearly 50 years, the Florence Center has welcomed students, faculty, staff, and its community to experience Kent State’s exceptional education and Florence’s cultural and historical majesties. Today, Florence is home to over 800 students a year and as such is the largest American program in Florence.

 

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Students Return to Florence
World in a Flash, alumni-news, Student Experience

Students Return to Florence

The first cohort of KSU students returned to Florence, Italy, this June with the help of an alumna. Read More

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Aug. 19, 2021
Siena: Medieval Majesty
Art, Architecture and Fashion, World in a Flash

Siena: Medieval Majesty

Travel through the unique and beautiful city of Siena, Italy, exploring all the major stops. Watch the Video

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Jul. 12, 2021
The Allegory of Good and Bad Government
Art, Architecture and Fashion, World in a Flash

The Allegory of Good and Bad Government

Discover the meaning behind a famous 14th century artwork in Siena, Italy. Watch the Video

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Jul. 12, 2021
A Walking Tour of Florence
Art, Architecture and Fashion, World in a Flash

A Walking Tour of Florence

Explore one of Europe’s most beautiful cities with the director of KSU Florence Center. Watch the Video

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Jan. 28, 2021
Meet the Faculty
World in a Flash, Meet Our People

Meet the Faculty

Get to know the remarkable faculty members of Kent State University Florence Center. Watch the video

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Jan. 27, 2021
Ponte Vecchio
Art, Architecture and Fashion, World in a Flash

Ponte Vecchio

Learn about the rich history of Florence’s most iconic bridge from a Kent State expert. Watch the Video

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Jan. 26, 2021
Ferragamo Museum Tour
World in a Flash, Art, Architecture and Fashion

Ferragamo Museum Tour

An insider tour of the Ferragamo Museum with a Kent State fashion professor.   Watch the Video

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Jan. 26, 2021

 

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“Getting to study abroad had a major impact on how I looked at myself and my place in the world.”- Reilly S., ’22

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