JMU’s Semester in Florence program is a study abroad program designed for students who want to immerse themselves in one of the world’s richest cultures. With countless artistic treasures and dynamic commercial, gastronomical, educational, political, and social scenes, Florence offers outstanding opportunities for students enrolled in multiple degree programs.

On these pages, you will find the most up-to-date information about the program, covering coursework, living arrangements, program-related trips, and much more.

Program Director
John Scherpereel,, 540-568-3933

Program Dates
Summer 2019: May 14 - July 5, 2019

Fall 2019: September 10 - December 13, 2019

Spring 2020: January 7 - April 10, 2020

Updates and Notifications
Spring & Summer 2020 Participants

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