Home to Italy's financial hub, the country's main stock exchange and famous Bocconi University, Milan undoubtedly is the heart of the Italian fashion scene and recognized international fashion and design capital. This diverse metropolitan city has a population of 1.3 million inhabitants and attracts less tourists than Rome and Florence, but is more business-focused and forward-thinking all while offering a vibrant nightlife.
Florence, capital of Italy’s Tuscany region, is home to many masterpieces of Renaissance art and architecture. One of its most iconic sights is the Duomo, a cathedral with a terracotta-tiled dome engineered by Brunelleschi and a bell tower by Giotto. This charming city is also famous for the Uffizzi Gallery and Statue of David, and is also the birthplace of famous fashion designers Guccio Gucci, Salvatore Ferragamo, Emilio Pucci and Roberto Cavalli.
Italy's capital is by no surprise a favorite study abroad destination! From the Vatican and Colosseum, to the Fountain of Trevi and Spanish Steps, "La Citta' Eterna" is a historical, architectural, artistic and cultural exhibition of the past 3,000 years.
The city of Romeo and Juliet! Verona is definitely much more than the Romance tragedy written by Shakespeare. A beautiful city full of urban architecture and the Adige river, Verona is home to over 700,000 inhabitants and thrives in the agricultural and machinery industry. Verona serves as a perfect base when needed to visit Milan, Venice and Bologna.
Study abroad in the magical city of Venice! With unique museums, canals, iconic landmarks, and cobblestone streets, Venice is made up of 117 islands connected by over 400 bridges. Enjoy a gondola rides, taxi boats and St. Mark's Square as you explore this fascinating city. Due to its great location, students can also visit many cities like Verona, Milan, Bologna, Padova, Bergamo and Florence!
Salerno, home to over 130,000 inhabitants is full of history and culture. This safe and serene seaside city is located just south of Naples and is at the footsteps of the beautiful Amalfi Coast. Just a boat ride away from the famous islands of Capri, Ischia and Procida, Salerno serves as the perfect location to study earth sciences.
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