• Summer Academic Programs

    Summer Academic Programs

    Check out the programs we offer during the summer to see if one of them is right for you!

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  • Semester Academic Programs

    Semester Academic Programs

    See what makes our semester programs unique and check out the courses we're offering in spring 2016.

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  • Applications open for Fall 2016!

    Applications open for Fall 2016!

    Interested in studying abroad this coming fall? Find out all the information you need to apply to the Villa.

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Internationally recognized as Georgetown's Study Center in Florence, the Villa provides eligible college students the opportunity to study abroad for a semester, year, or summer. The Villa also hosts conferences and lectures that are open to the local community in Fiesole and Florence.

Every year, Georgetown welcomes undergraduate students to both study and live at Villa Le Balze. The Villa provides students with a unique study abroad experience that includes classes on site, a comprehensive academic program, intensive Italian language classes, and ample time to travel throughout Italy. 

Meet Our Faculty Members in Residence

Every semester Villa Le Balze hosts a new Georgetown faculty member in residence. Meet the Susan Terrio, our current faculty member, as well as those that will be joining us over the next year.

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To stay up-to-date on all of the happenings at the Villa be sure to follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook.  And don't forget to stop by the Villa Le Balze blog to hear about our recent guest lecturers and our alumni visits.