News and Announcements

Nature of Italy: Gardens and greeneries around Florence

June 17, 2024

By Delia Binetti Florence doesn’t need to feel like exploring just another Renaissance city in Europe. If you’re looking for a place to enjoy some quiet and surrounded by nature while studying abroad, here are a few green spots in and around the city to make you stop and smell the roses. Bardini Gardens One […]

Student Travel Guide: 4 Easy Day Trips Outside Florence

June 17, 2024

By Annabelle Marenghi While the city of Florence is rich with art, food, and endless experiences to keep you busy, Tuscany extends far beyond its Renaissance capital. As you study abroad in Florence and immerse yourself in Italian culture, I highly suggest taking day trips to the many surrounding cities and landscapes throughout the region. […]

New School of Record for Wells in Florence Program

April 29, 2024

By Anthony Mandela Director, Wells Abroad We are thrilled to announce an exciting new chapter in the Wells in Florence legacy of global education as Manhattanville University becomes the new school of record for the program. This partnership marks a significant milestone in our commitment to continue providing exceptional international educational experiences. Welcoming the Wells […]

Feels Like Home: Quiet spots for Florence students

March 18, 2024

By Delia Binetti Studying abroad means you might be a long way from home, but finding those comforts in your new environment will make your experience more enjoyable. Three students studying abroad this spring shared their favorite spots to unwind and why it means so much to them as they adjust to living in Florence. […]

Student Food Guide: 13 best places to eat in Florence

March 18, 2024

By Annabelle Marenghi Being a student in the city of Florence is incredible for countless reasons. However, one of my favorite things is the abundance of excellent food. Throughout the city, you’ll find wonderful places to sip on great coffee, try traditional Tuscan cuisine, and socialize with friends and locals alike. However, Florence attracts large […]

Top 3 Off The Beaten Path Study Spots

November 16, 2023

Top recommendations from the Wells in Florence Resident Directors. Be sure to drop in and check out these amazing study locations when you are in Florence! #1 Biblioteca Marucelliana #2 Biblioteca delle Oblate #3 National Library of Florence “The Marucelliana Library is a very quiet. Not many people go there so it’s the perfect space […]

Falling For Florence: Why students love Wells in Florence

November 15, 2023

Annabelle Marenghi appreciates her walks along the Arno. One of her favorite bookstores, Todo Modo, has a cafe built into the back, where she can drink a coffee and be surrounded by stories – the perfect environment for a junior English major. Finding a new and different coffee shop every week is a fun activity […]

Save $1000 on Fall 2024 Study Abroad in Florence

October 18, 2023

We are pleased to announce an automatic fee reduction for students who are accepted into our fall semester program in Florence. There are no additional requirements to receive this benefit. Simply apply, and, if accepted, the pricing will be reflected on your final bill. Wells College offers the same program in the fall and spring, […]

Announcing the Barcelona Study Abroad Destination

October 18, 2023

Immerse Yourself in Barcelona’s Creative Tapestry with Wells in Barcelona!Discover a one-of-a-kind study abroad adventure that takes you beyond traditional classrooms. We’ve crafted a transformative experience where academics and innovation integrate. Our program is tailored for students like you, eager to explore creative industries, Spanish culture, and intercultural competence. Unleash Your Creativity:¬†Engage with dynamic courses […]