LdM Programs – General Overview

Among the most comprehensive international institutes for higher education in Italy, Istituto Lorenzo de’ Medici offers a broad spectrum of different programs. Students may attend the LdM Study Abroad Programs, ranging from short-term winter and summer sessions and workshops to academic semester and year programs; Marist-LdM Degree Programs, both undergraduate and graduate; LdM Certificate Programs, professionally geared semester-long, one to two-year programs, and even weekly to monthly Italian Language courses.

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Study Abroad

LdM offers a variety of study abroad programs and curricular options to fulfill different academic, personal and professional aspirations. The study abroad experience is an opportunity to gain international knowledge, grow as a person, and engage with others from across the globe.
LdM also offers a distinguished Italian language learning curriculum and believes learning the language of the host country is essential to the study abroad experience.  Learn more…

Summer Programs

Summer at LdM is the perfect opportunity to earn credit and experience Italian culture in a concentrated period of time. A broad selection of courses, hands-on workshops, renowned field schools, featured summer excursions, and culinary arts exploration are all part of LdM’s diverse summer offering. Learn more…

Three Cities Program

The Three Cities Program is a semester-long study abroad experience that allows students to retrace the steps of Greek, Etruscan, Roman, medieval and Renaissance cultures by living and studying in three cities which embody these civilizations in all their richness and splendor: Tuscania, Rome and either Florence (Fall Semester) or Venice (Spring Semester).  Learn more…

LdM Certificates

The LdM Certificates are designed to develop student creativity, artistic talent, and technical skills. They offer a comprehensive curricular structure addressing students’ own professional goals. The course selection has been pre-determined in order to allow students to follow the most appropriate sequence in their area of study. The programs are offered in Florence, on a semester, one or two-year basis. Learn more…

Marist - LdM US Bachelor's

In partnership with Marist College in New York, Istituto Lorenzo de’ Medici offers undergraduate degrees that are approved and accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools in the US. Upon completion of the course of study, students receive a US Bachelor’s Degree from Marist College.
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Marist - LdM US Master in Museum Studies

The M.A. in Museum Studies is a post-graduate degree program that offers students an advanced, in-depth exploration of the dynamic role museums play in society from an international, comparative perspective. Special emphasis is placed on examining the ways in which these institutions engage with the public. Learn more…


Istituto Lorenzo de’ Medici credit-bearing internships offer the possibility to learn different aspects of working in Italy, a country known for its artisan and small business structure. Students get to know the characteristics and structure of the Italian workplace.

LdM arranges internships in the major churches and museums of Florence, in Communications and Public Relations, Business, Marketing and Advertising, Fashion, Jewelry and Graphics. In addition, students have the opportunity to carry out service learning (in Italian only). Placement opportunities are limited.

Application Deadline

Academic Year: June 15th
Fall Semester: June 15th
Spring Semester: November 15th
January Intersession: December 1st
Summer: June Session: April 15th – July Session: May 15th – August Session: July 1st