Program Details

SAI Programs students at Florence University of the Arts (FUA) benefit from the institution’s contemporary approach to liberal arts education and from its ideal location in the heart of the city. With small classes taught by a highly qualified internation
Location:
Florence, Italy
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
SAI Programs students at Florence University of the Arts (FUA) benefit from the institution’s contemporary approach to liberal arts education and from its ideal location in the heart of the city. With small classes taught by a highly qualified international faculty, every course aims to enhance the social, intercultural and professional experience of each student. FUA combines innovative curriculum and collaborative teaching methods to create a unique, hands-on educational experience. Students have the opportunity to learn with working professionals in the arts, as many of our instructors are critically acclaimed in their fields. 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 FUA may receive US credits from Fairfield University in Connecticut, or an Italian transcript directly from FUA.
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. Florence University of the Arts (FUA) 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 bursti

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