With almost 40 years of growth and experience, Istituto Lorenzo de' Medici (LdM) is one of Italy's most distinctive and well-established study abroad institutions. LdM is renowned for its many years of offering academic and professionally-oriented courses designed to complement a variety of majors as well as to enrich students' knowledge, experience, and skills.
This is a CSULB Affliate Program which gives CSULB students a discount. Unfortunately Lorenzo de Medici Institute does not have an exchange agreement with CSULB, thus tuition will be about double CSULB's tuition. You must apply on-line through this website and then meet with Sharon Olson or Lauryn White in the Study Abroad Office to complete the Lorenzo de' Medici application process.
- At LdM Florence students can live in shared apartments near LdM’s main campus building – and soak in the vibrant San Lorenzo neighborhood – or in one of the city’s five districts, getting to experience everyday life from a local and genuine perspective. With its world-famous artistic heritage, Florence offers the study abroad student myriad cultural events throughout the year. Students will revel in the city’s centuries-old culinary tradition, known worldwide for its exceptional local specialties and gelato parlors. What’s more, Florence’s thriving economic heart focuses largely on the exciting worlds of fashion, design, luxury goods, banking and tourism.
- Florence, Italy (Central west)
- Spring 59 F - 73 F Summer 65 F- 85 F Fall 57 F - 41 F
On the website you can find courses
and academic calendar
. Students can choose from over 400 different courses in 32 subject areas taught at LdM's four campuses. LdM attracts students from all over the world. They have a large and diverse student body. At the same time, LdM emphasizes the personal development of each student. Lorenzo De' Medici offers courses for all majors including Art History, Business, Design, Film, Communications, Literature, Psychology, and Sociology.
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Students who are eligible for financial aid may apply their award package to most semester or year long study abroad programs. Students are also eligible for either need-based subsidized or unsubsidized non-need-based federal direct loans. A list of alternative student loans is available in the CSULB Office of Financial Aid
Additional financing information can be found at this webpage
The Associated Students Inc. (ASI) and the Center for International Education are pleased to announce
a new scholarship to enable more students to study abroad.
A limited number of $1,000 travel stipends are available for semester programs.
Deadline to apply for scholarships: October 1, 2019