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Located in the heart of Florence, Apicius is one of the premier hospitality programs in Tuscany. The school offers summer and semester study abroad programs, as well as one-year certificate courses in Culinary Arts, Wine Studies, Food Communications and P
Location:
Florence, Italy
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
Summer students at Apicius can enroll in programs of between 3 and 12 weeks in length. Students choose from a wide variety of courses in a range of disciplines, including Food and Wine Studies, Hospitality, Italian Studies and Linguistics, Liberal Arts, and Life Studies / Human Services. Courses are taught in English, except Italian language courses, and those courses whose descriptions clearly indicate that they are taught in Italian. There is no language prerequisite for Apicius students.

Located in the heart of Florence, Apicius is one of the premier hospitality programs in Tuscany. The school offers summer and semester study abroad programs, as well as one-year certificate courses in Culinary Arts, Wine Studies, Food Communications and Publishing, Hospitality Management, Baking and Pastry, and Italian Cuisine. In addition, Apicius offers a master's level certificate program in Culinary Arts. Come perfect your craft in one of the great cross-roads of Italian culture! Whether you're approaching culinary arts for the first time, or whether you're an expert chef who wants to re-discover a passion for cooking, SAI and Apicius have a program that's right for you.

Program cost includes the following items: enrollment (including application, course selection and credit transfer), housing, student health insurance, transcripts, and cell phone service. SAI also provides comprehensive student services, beginning at the pre-departure stage and leading to SAI on-site orientation and advising in Italy. Students attending Apicius can choose to receive US credits, or an Italian transcript directly from Apicius.
Setting Description:
As the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, Florence has numerous claims to fame. The city served as a workshop for Leonardo da Vinci, a laboratory for Galileo Galilei, and as the seat of power for the Medici Dynasty. Indeed, through the ages the beauty and wealth of Florence have attracted visitors from all over the globe. In recent times, Florence has become one of the most popular destinations for international students, due in part to its reputation as a safe, centrally-located and exquisitely beautiful city. SAI students in Florence benefit from living in the heart of the Renaissance, while experiencing the energy of modern Italy. Apicius is located in the historic center of Florence where history and contemporary Italian life merge. With a population close to 500,000, Florence offers the amenities and culture of a large city, while delighting visitors with the charms of the intimate historic city center. The historic center of the city is bursting with sights, museums, fi

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