Cultural and Social Activities

Each term the ACCENT Study Center organizes a series of free and inexpensive events that supplement the academic program and help you integrate in Italian culture and have a more complete study abroad experience.

Ongoing Group Activities

  • Language exchange aperitivo with students from the Università di Firenze
  • Film screenings at the Study Center
  • Lectures and workshops on intercultural skills and cross-cultural challenges
  • Group outings to professional sporting events, including Fiorentina soccer games
  • Calcetto – five-a-side soccer team that participates in the International School Calcetto Cup
  • Photography Club – regular meetings and photography contests
  • Cooking classes at a local Tuscan culinary school
  • Pizza-making workshops
  • Social events with local LGBT associations
  • Tours of artisan workshops, including jewelry makers, metal workers, and clothing designers
  • Food tours at local markets
  • Hikes on the hills of Florence
  • Visits to historical villas and gardens
New groups can be formed each term based on student interest.