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.
- Fall Semester: July 23rd
- Spring Semester: November 15th
- January Intersession: November 15th
- Academic Year / One-year Certificates / One-year Professional / Advanced Certificates: June 15th
- Summer Session I (June): May 10th
- Summer Session II (July): June 10th
- Summer Certificate Program (June Session): April 15th
- Summer Certificate Program (July Session): June 10th
Distance Learning Programs
- A Glimpse of Italy: Traveling Through History, Art, and Culture: August 20th
- LdM Distance Learning – Summer term, July 2021: June 28th
To find out more about LdM Programs at the campus of your choice, click the links below.
Two Italies Program
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.
LdM is now offering programs online, featuring a diverse selection of topics for which Italy is world-famous, from art history to fashion marketing, wine business and food culture. Whether attending as a credit-seeking student eager to delve into Italian culture, or taking a class simply for personal enjoyment and professional growth, participants can choose which program fits their needs best.
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.
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
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.
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.