Whether in a homestay or an apartment, the Housing Office will make all the necessary arrangements for your living accommodations and will do everything possible to make Florence become your home sweet home away from home.


Most students live with an Italian host family, something students consistently say is one of the best, if not THE best, part of their study abroad experience.

NOTE: Due to regulations regarding the Covid-19 pandemic, homestays will not be an option for the fall 2021 semester.


Architecture students are typically placed in apartments, but may opt to live in a homestay upon request.

Studio arts students are typically placed in homestays, but may request to live in an apartment on a first-come, first-served basis.

Contact Us

For questions or concerns about housing, please contact Roberta Mugelli, Assistant to the Housing Office.