Programs and Degrees

Among the most comprehensive international institutes for higher education in Italy, Istituto Lorenzo de’ Medici offers a broad spectrum of different programs.

Students may attend the LdM Study Abroad Programs, ranging from short-term winter and summer programs and workshops to academic semester and year programs; Marist-LdM Degree Programs, both undergraduate and graduate; LdM Certificate Programs, professionally geared semester-long, one to two-year programs, and even weekly to monthly Italian Language courses.

On-site Programs

  • Fall Semester: June 15th
  • Spring Semester: November 15th
  • January Intersession: November 15th
  • Academic Year / One-year Certificates / One-year Professional / Advanced Certificates: June 15th
  • Summer Session I (June): April 10th
  • Summer Session II (July): May 15th
  • Summer Certificate Program (June Session): April 10th
  • Summer Certificate Program (July Session): May 15th

To find out more about LdM Programs at the campus of your choice, click the links below.


Two Italies Program


Summer Certificate Program 2024

LdM’s Summer Certificate Program has been carefully designed to meet increasing demand for flexible, on-site educational opportunities that emphasize career readiness. By enrolling in two purposefully paired LdM summer courses, study abroad students can feel confident knowing their Italian summer is well spent, coupling pre-professional development with specialized enrichment. A Summer Certificate from LdM signifies both intention and curiosity, preparing tomorrow’s leaders to tackle the global challenges of today.

Study Abroad Programs

LdM offers a variety of study abroad programs and curricular options to fulfill different academic, personal and professional aspirations. The study abroad experience is an opportunity to gain international knowledge, grow as a person, and engage with others from across the globe.
LdM also offers a distinguished Italian language learning curriculum and believes learning the language of the host country is essential to the study abroad experience.

LdM Certificate Programs

The LdM Certificates are designed to develop student creativity, artistic talent, and technical skills. They offer a comprehensive curricular structure addressing students’ own professional goals. The course selection has been pre-determined in order to allow students to follow the most appropriate sequence in their area of study. The programs are offered in Florence, on a semester, one or two-year basis

Marist – LdM US Bachelors

In partnership with Marist College in New York, Istituto Lorenzo de’ Medici offers undergraduate degrees that are approved and accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools in the US. Upon completion of the course of study, students receive a US Bachelor’s Degree from Marist College.

Marist – LdM US Master of Arts

The M.A. in Museum Studies is a post-graduate degree program that offers students an advanced, in-depth exploration of the dynamic role museums play in society from an international, comparative perspective. Special emphasis is placed on examining the ways in which these institutions engage with the public.