What better place to find inspiration than the birthplace of the Renaissance? Florence has cultivated the ideas and inventions of visionaries like Galileo, Leonardo, and Machiavelli. It enabled talents such as Brunelleschi, Dante and Donatello to emerge to fame. More recently, designers like Cavalli, Gucci, and Ferragamo call Florence home. There is something in the air of this central Italian city that sparks creativity. Discover your muse in Florence, where you can study art history while gazing at Botticelli’s Birth of Venus, build your artistic portfolio in the city of Michelangelo, be wowed by high-end fashion as you walk down the street, and satisfy your every foodie-and-oenophile dream as you slip into your own Florentine life.
22 Traverse de la Cortesine, 13100 Aix-en-Provence, France
Stroll down the graceful Cours Mirabeau, studded with sparkling fountains and gorgeous aristocratic buildings. Stop to sip an espresso at Les Deux Garçons—Paul Cezanne and Emile Zola’s favorite hangout—before browsing the quirky boutiques and galleries of Vieil Aix. With our two partner universities providing an integrated, authentic student experience, you’ll find programs designed to meet your academic and career interests in Aix-en-Provence. Courses are taught in English or French and take advantage of the culturally rich, visually stunning surroundings through activities like volunteering and excursions to Avignon, Arles, and Carmargue. Explore the traditional aspects of French culture in this idyllic town where cafés, theaters, farmers' markets, sunshine, blue skies, and a warm welcome await.
Zabala 2201-2299, C1426DQO CABA, Argentina
Famous for juicy steaks, local wines, and sultry tango, Buenos Aires offers an exciting backdrop for your study abroad adventure. The city’s European roots are still evident in stunning architecture and grand plazas that wouldn’t look out of place in Paris or Madrid, but the vibe is pure Argentine. Edgy art galleries, chic boutiques, and inviting cafés line the bustling streets, side-by-side with tango bars, ice cream shops selling every flavor you’ve never heard of, and parrillas (steakhouses). Studying abroad in Buenos Aires means never being bored: You can hone your Spanish at the University of Belgrano, explore Argentine culture through courses at the CEA Buenos Aires Center, meet local students, and gain hands-on experience through volunteering opportunities and cultural activities.