The branch campus is a symbol of Marist’s commitment to global education; it provides students a unique opportunity to grow as world citizens. For those interested, the program offerings in Florence afford an education like no other. The Tuscan atmosphere allows Marist students to engage in a U.S. - style classroom environment while absorbing the educational resources of a significantly historic and inspirational European city. The partnership between Marist and Istituto Lorenzo de' Medici has truly fostered an international learning environment.
The Academic Experience
For centuries, travelers and admirers of art and culture have fallen in love with Florence. Florence is the ideal destination for those interested in studying humanities, art, Italian language and culture. Extraordinarily rich in history and ancient traditions, the city, with its world-famous artistic heritage, offers the students a living classroom. Marist combines all the appeal of an American degree program with the special experience of studying in one of the world’s most famous and beautiful cities. Students may participate in one of four academic programs and select from over 400 classes.