Taxonomy:Informazioni Pratiche

20/03/2015 | Posted in | Tags:
Does Italy have the same voltage as the United States?

No, the voltage in Italy is different, and we advise you not to buy transformers because generally they do not work properly, and you run the risk of blowing the fuse. It is better to buy hairdryers a… [Read more]


20/03/2015 | Posted in | Tags:
How much money will I need a week for daily life?

It depends on what you want to do. Habits vary enormously from student to student. If you do not include travel or leisure expenditures but only the very basic needs to survive you can budget a minimu… [Read more]


20/03/2015 | Posted in | Tags:
What kind of clothes should I bring?

Comfortable warm clothes for the fall and winter, lighter clothes for the spring and a nice outfit or two for special occasions. … [Read more]


20/03/2015 | Posted in | Tags:
What is the weather like?

The weather in Florence is comparatively mild. The summers are quite warm and often sticky. The winter brings the cold wind from the North. While the surrounding mountains get most of the snow, rain d… [Read more]


20/03/2015 | Posted in | Tags:
Cosa posso fare nel tempo libero ?

Firenze offre infinite possibilità. E’ quasi impossibile finire di vedere tutti i monumenti ed i musei della città. Durante la mattina puoi ad esempio prendere un caffè o entrare in una delle tante pa… [Read more]


20/03/2015 | Posted in | Tags:
Should I bring my computer?

Se prendete le lezioni di disegno, tranne disegno di gioielli, e' necessario portare il portatile per usare durante le lezioni e per fare i compiti. E' meglio se ci siano Illustrator o Photoshop insta… [Read more]


20/03/2015 | Posted in | Tags:
Should I open a bank account?

If you have a bank account with an international cash card (compatible to the "PLUS", "CIRRUS", or "VISA", you will have direct access to your account through the compatible ATM Bank booths, making a … [Read more]


20/03/2015 | Posted in | Tags:
How should I take money in Italy?

Below are some recommend options : 1.) Cash: You should bring some cash changed into EURO prior to your departure, for unexpected expenses and enough to get you throught the first few days. 2.) ATM … [Read more]


20/03/2015 | Posted in | Tags:
How can I access my email in Florece?

You may want to try to open free, web based email account like hotmail or yahoo mail, that you can access freely from anywhere in the world. Internet café are easily found throughout the city.… [Read more]


20/03/2015 | Posted in | Tags:
Do I need a visa to study in Florence?

Yes. Accademia Riaci or our information center will send you visa information and instructions once you have been accepted into the program. All students can apply through the Consulate in person rega… [Read more]