Study Abroad in Italy

FlorenceSarah Lawrence College sponsors two academic programs in Italy: Sarah Lawrence in Florence and Sarah Lawrence in Catania (Sicily).

The Florence program is well suited to students at all levels of language proficiency who wish to spend a semester or an entire year immersed in the culture and history of this city.

CataniaThe Catania program provides a unique opportunity for students proficient in Italian to experience the culture of southern Italy firsthand during a semester of study in the spring.

In both programs, students live with Italian families and take courses taught by Italian faculty. In Catania, students will study alongside Italian students in the university.

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On Italy

"Year after year, students on the Sarah Lawrence program return to the states transformed. The majority return speaking and reading Italian at an advanced level and with an intellectual sophistication that influences further study, adds insight to career decisions and leaves an indelible mark on their lives."
—Prema Samuel, Assistant Dean, International and Exchange Programs