University of Florence Exchange Program

The Faculty of Law at the University of Florence is one of Italy’s most prestigious law faculties. 

About the University of Florence

The University of Florence is part of Italy’s national public university system. The Faculty of Law currently has 2500 students in its 4-year undergraduate law program. In addition to its large selection of law courses taught in Italian, it now offers a portfolio of law courses taught in English, making it possible for UM Law students to complete their semester with these courses.

About Florence

Florence means “the city of flowers”. It remains one of Europe’s finest repositories of art and culture making it a rich historical resource for students who choose to study there.

Tuition and Housing

  • Incoming exchange students: pay tuition to their home school, and required student health insurance and University fees to the University of Miami.
  • Outgoing Miami Law students: pay tuition and other required fees to the University of Miami School of Law. Miami Law students pay no tuition or fees to the partner school except for certain social events and discretionary fees.


Miami Law selects the two most qualified students to propose to Florence each academic year. Florence will make the final decision on admission. To apply, please send:

  • A short letter (1-2 pages) stating the reasons for your interest
  • A copy of one’s CV; and
  • A copy of your unofficial law school transcript.


Application materials need to be received by March 1st for fall semester, and by October 1st for spring semester. Please send to

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