Closing days and reduced opening hours of the University offices during 2021.
The University of Florence is one of the most important Italian public universities and has a strong international vocation.
It fosters cooperation with academic and research institutions all over the world and welcomes foreign teaching staff, researchers and students to promote cultural and scientific internationalization. To this end, through its Departments and Schools, the University promotes the hospitality of highly qualified guests from all over the world.
Moreover, it traditionally devotes particular attention to the development of collaborative relationships with foreign universities and to the process of internationalization, which has become a strategic and dominant aspect of the life of the university in research, teaching, the organization of study programmes, mobility of teachers, researchers and students.
For these reasons, the University of Florence qualifies itself as one of the privileged destinations for international guests.
The Welcome Service helps international students, PhD students, fellows, researchers and professors hosted by the University of Florence within specific European or International projects to find suitable accommodation in town.
The Welcome Service can book the guest in the university residences and in other local accommodation facilities and provides information on online platforms for finding accommodation (learn more on Accommodation).