Ponte Vecchio, Florence


Our program in Florence allows students to improve their language skills while enjoying an immersive experience in Italian history and culture. Florence offers a wide array of resources for students, including world-renowned libraries and museums, culinary traditions, and fashion hubs. It is also a very livable city, with accommodations and places of interest all in walking distance.

Applications open

November 15, 2021

Early admission deadline

January 14, 2022
Rolling admissions continue until the program reaches capacity

Final application deadline

March 31, 2022

Contact Information

For details about the program, courses, or location including academic advising, travel dates, housing, and orientation:

Or send an email to:


Program Director
Rossella Di Rosa
Undergraduate Chair in Italian Studies
Director of the Italian Language Program

Program Director
Eva Del Soldato
Associate Professor of Romance Languages
Graduate Chair, Italian


For assistance with the application, financial questions, pre-departure, or other general information:


Penn Summer Abroad Office
College of Liberal and Professional Studies
University of Pennsylvania
Fisher-Bennett Hall, Room 101
3340 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19104-3335
Tel: (215) 898-7326