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Students live in Florentine homes, situated either within the city or nearby in the Tuscan countryside.

By boarding with an Italian host family, a student can learn a tremendous amount about Italian culture and make significant progress in speaking Italian. Many students say this experience is one of the most rewarding aspects of their year abroad.

Meals & Allowances

Students typically share breakfast and dinner with their host families. The program provides a monthly allowance to cover lunch costs.