|Spring Term:||October 1st
|Fall Term:||March 1st|
• Minimum GPA 3.0
• Advertising & Marketing Communication students must be matriculated Bachelor's degree students and must obtain academic advisement and the approval of the department Chairperson.
• Fine Arts students must obtain academic advisement and the approval of the department Chairperson for study abroad during the Fourth Semester.
• International Trade & Marketing students must be matriculated Bachelor's degree students and must obtain academic advisement and the approval of the department Chairperson.
Aug. 27 Arrival Week | Housing Check-In
Aug. 28 Orientation Begins
Sep. 01 Classes Begin
Sep 05 Add/Drop Period Ends
Dec 12 Last Day of Classes
A complete academic calendar may be reviewed by clicking on the link below:
LdM Academic Calendar
Option 1: LdM Facilitated Housing
Apartments are furnished and equipped with bed linens, towels, basic pots and pans, kitchen utensils, washing machine and TV. All apartments are provided with Internet service but, are not provided with a land-line telephone. Apartments in Italy, especially in the historic centers, are all situated in antique buildings and therefore no apartment is alike. LdM does maintain a standard for all apartments.
Shared apartments usually house 2-4 students. Students will not be able to change their roommate selection(s) once they have been requested and confirmed. All apartments are non-smoking. All apartments are within walking distance to the school or easily reachable by public transportation.The rent period begins on housing check-in day and ends on housing check-out day.
Costs per Semester:
Shared Room $3,300
2-4 student apartments
Single Room $4,000
Security Deposit: $300
First Deposit: $1,200
Due upon submitting LdM housing application.
Balance due approx. five weeks prior to check-in date.
Option 2: Plus Florence
Students are raving about the Plus Florence Youth Hostel! This is a dorm-style, luxury hostel, in the center of Florence. Click on the link above and review the accommodation details. Students choosing to stay here will make their arrangements directly with Plus Florence.
Amenities include, free outdoor swimming pool (spring/summer only), free indoor swimming pool (winter only), sauna, fitness room, free Wi-Fi, Internet Café, linens, 24/hr reception, outdoor terrace with amazing views, private bathrooms, laundry facilities and more! Check out the Plus Florence Facebook page.
Direct queries may be sent to:
Costs per Semester:
Double Room € 2,700
Triple Room € 2,400
Option 4: Independent Housing
See: Housing in Florence
Estimated rent through local agencies: € 650 - € 800/month
|Estimated Costs Per Semester*|
|Housing||$3,100 - $5,700|
|Art Equipment & Course Related Fees||$500|
|Optional Field Trips||$270 - $1,900|
*Tuition, fees and estimated costs above are subject to change without prior notice.
**$1,000.00 Tuition Deposit is due with LdM registration.
See the Scholarships & Financial Aid page. More information regarding funding your program abroad will be posted here as soon as it becomes available.
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Permesso di Soggiorno (Permit of Stay)
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