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  • Locations: Florence, Italy
  • Program Terms: Intersession
  • Restrictions: JHU applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Intersession
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Notification Start Date End Date
Intersession 2020 10/01/2019 ** Varies by program 01/04/2020 01/25/2020

** Applications must be submitted by 10:00 pm. Study Abroad applicants should note that the deadline indicated here is for Hopkins only; external programs may have earlier deadlines.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
GPA Requirement: 3.0 Housing Type: Hotel
Language of Instruction: English Areas of Study: Humanities
Program Type: Hopkins-sponsored Credit Type: Hopkins credit (grades impact Hopkins GPA)
Program Advisor: Jenny Quijano Sax Language Prerequisite: No
Hopkins Application Fee: $25 (total for up to 3 intersession apps submitted)
Program Description:
Location | Areas of Study | Eligibility | Courses and Credits | Cost  | Housing | Application Process | More Information

Hopkins Intersession Florence, Italy:
History of Art


This intensive course offers students an introduction to the art, architecture and culture of the Italian Renaissance roughly from 1280-1580 with the churches, palaces, museums and piazzas of Florence and nearby cities serving as the classroom. Students examine the art of Giotto, Brunelleschi, Masaccio, Donatello, Fra Angelico, Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael and Michelangelo.

DatesFlorence - Mancera, Osiris
Jan 4 - Jan 25, 2020
Intersession Abroad Fair
A great opportunity to meet program instructors and alumni and have your questions answered in person.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
5:00 - 6:30 pm
Hodson 2nd Floor Lobby  

Info Session


The program is based in Florence, the capital of Italy's beautiful Tuscany region and home to many masterpieces of Renaissance Art and Architecture.

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Areas of Study

  • History of Art

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  • Open to all majors
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Courses and CreditsFlorence-HuyhnM

Students will earn 3 graded Humanities (H) credits for the following course:
AS.010.306 Renaissance Art in Florence

This course will be co-taught by Antongiulio Sorgini, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Art History who specializes in 15th- and 16th-century Italian Art, and fellow Ph.D. student Emily Friedman, whose research focus is 15th- and 16th-century Northern Europe. 

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TBD. The program cost will be billed to the JHU student account and includes airfare, housing, excursions, a daily breakfast, and international health insurance.

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The Hotel Pitti Palace al Ponte Vecchio is located in the historic center of Florence and is adjacent to the thirteenth-century Torre dei Rossi. Breakfast is included and offered on the 6th floor of the hotel. Free Wi-fi is available. Students will stay 2-3 per room. 

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Application Process

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Florence - Duomo

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