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 2018: May 15 - July 6, 2018

Fall 2018: September 4 - December 7, 2018

Spring 2019: January 8 - April 12, 2019

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