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Housing

You can choose between a shared apartment with other UC students or a homestay with an Italian family. Study center coordinators will arrange your housing before you arrive based on your preferences.

Apartment

Privately owned apartments are located in and around the center of Florence. Most of the apartments have shared bedrooms as well as shared spaces like a living room, bathroom, and kitchen.

Accommodations

  • Shared bedroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Off campus
  • No meal plan

Live with

  • UC students

Commute

Walking to the study center where classes are held is a great way to enjoy living as a local. The commute takes 30-45 minutes by foot. You can also take the bus to classes.

Homestay

Homestays are located throughout the city, and your Italian host will have experience hosting exchange students. Communicating in Italian at home with your hosts will refine your language skills and help you integrate more quickly into the local culture.

Accommodations

  • Private bedroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Off campus
  • Meal plan (breakfast and dinner Mon-Thurs)

Live with

  • Local residents

Commute

Walking to the study center where classes are held is a great way to enjoy living as a local. The commute takes about 45 minutes by foot. You can also take the bus to classes.