University of Florence

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Università degli studi di Firenze is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor and Master students of the faculty of Humanities in Florence, Italy. 

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General information for exchange students

Course information 

Studying in Florence

Academic calendar

Semester I: September/October - January/February
Semester II: February - July

The actual start and finish dates will vary in the different Schools but each term lasts around 20 weeks and is made up of a teaching period of around 14 weeks and an exam period of around 6 weeks.

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Language requirement: a minimum of B1 language level (CEFR) in Italian is required.

For information on language requirements for both study and teaching mobility, please contact the Erasmus coordinator of the hosting school

The International Office (UU Humanities) recommends a B2 level at the moment of exchange in order to fully participate in the courses.

Incoming students can attend one Italian language course for free. More information 

Areas of study open to exchange students

Students can take any courses at the Scuola di Studi Umanistici e della Formazione. Subjects taught here cover Archeology, History, and History of Art. Exceptionally students can choose courses from one other one school (e.g.: Scuola di scienze politiche, Scuola di economia e management, etc.…) but they must not exceed 40% of the total number of courses. 

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction

Italian. Some courses in English (mostly MA courses).

Housing assistance

The city of Florence offers different types of accommodation that can meet the various needs and possibilities of users: hotels, hostels, residences, individual or shared apartments, single/double rooms. Availability and cost are extremely variable, depending on the location and services offered.

The University of Florence does not have any lodging facilities of its own.

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Estimated living costs per month

No information available.


Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS


Number of places available

2 places per year. 

Additional information


Do you have any questions about this partner university or about studying abroad? Contact the International Office of the Faculty of Humanities (details below).