Whatever your age, background or reason for being in the Cradle of the Renaissance, the two universities in Florence - the ‘University of Florence’ and the ‘International Art University’ - both offer exciting opportunities which may appeal to you. Courses available at the universities are of high professional quality and could possibly offer a specialisation unavailable to you in your own country.
So, whether you wish to take an Italian language course at the University of Florence or wish to specialise in art criticism, restoration or gallery management at the International Art University, you will find links to the official websites below. The University of Florence is also an excellent option for Erasmus students or students wanting to study in Florence for a short time and put the credit towards their degree back home.
Università Internazionale dell’Arte
Founded in 1968 just after the terrible floods suffered by Florence, the International Art University is unique in the world. With a high reputation for the quality of its courses, the university offers professional qualifications as well as Masters courses and specialist courses. Some of the courses available to study here are specialist courses in painting restoration and fresco restoration, courses in virtual restoration and archeology and technical qualifications in museum management.
For more detailed information please visit: http://www.uiafirenze.com
Universitá di Firenze
The University of Florence is a popular option for Erasmus students or students wishing to study at the university for a short period of time and put the credit attained toward their degree back home. In fact, lots of US universities have stations here and there are active (usually one year) exchange programmes with universities in the UK and other EU countries. The university also has special options for Phd students, students with an inter-university cultural agreement and researchers.
For further information please go to: www.unifi.it