Graduate Admissions

Master’s Degrees

Admissions requirements for the yearlong / 30-credit master’s degrees:

  • Application form and fee
  • Official transcripts
    Submission of a bachelor’s degree transcript (a certified English translation is required along with course descriptions and syllabi for faculty evaluation). For transfer credit requests related to previous graduate coursework, foreign language transcripts as well as course descriptions and syllabi must be submitted with translations that are certified / authenticated. The Admissions Office reviews the transfer requests with the Academic Affairs Office and pertinent faculty members.
  • GPA Requirements
    For US and Canadian students wishing to complete their Graduate Program with AUF, as a transfer student, they must meet a minimum required cumulative GPA of 2.5.
  • Language proficiency
    6.5 IELTS or 71 TOEFL IBT. Students who score 6.0 IELTS or 61-71 TOEFL IBT will be required to take the undergraduate-level courses LACWRS070 (Research and Academic Skills) and LACWWR101 (Fundamentals of Writing).
    Each qualified applicant will be interviewed by an Admissions officer of AUF their nominee in person, by telephone, or other communication means. The main purpose of the interview is to select motivated applicants with the ability to benefit from a solid commitment to AUF’s program. AUF actively encourages applications from students of all ages, gender, ethnic, and/or social background, and from students with disabilities.
  • Letters of Recommendation
    Two letters of recommendation must accompany the application. They must be addressed to AUF Admissions Office and sent electronically directly by the reviewer. Letters submitted by the student are not acceptable.
  • Personal Statement
    Applicants must include a personal statement
  • Professional Resume
    Complete CV related to employment and education history.
  • Interview
    To be conducted by an officer of the AUF Admissions Office.



Application and Contact

Please send the Program Application (signed and completed), official transcript, CV, or statement of prior experience.


(+39) 055 2476234


The American University of Florence
ATTN: Admissions Office
Via Ricasoli, 21
50122 Firenze ITALY

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