Program Details

Florence University of the Arts (FUA) offers a wide range of courses which have been carefully planned and designed keeping with current interests and contemporary subjects. Along with specialized courses, such as book and paper making, jewelry, interior
Location:
Florence, Italy
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
FUA offers a wide range of courses taught in English, including Literature, Sciences, Business, Economics, History, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, and more. A highly experienced Italian faculty collaborates with American student service staff to offer students one of the most cost-effective study abroad programs in Florence.

Florence University of the Arts (FUA) offers a wide range of courses which have been carefully planned and designed keeping with current interests and contemporary subjects. Along with specialized courses, such as book and paper making, jewelry, interior design and industrial design, FUA also offers a large selection of liberal arts, science, business and economics courses. Courses are taught in English, except Italian language courses, and those courses whose descriptions clearly indicate that they are taught in Italian. Although there is no prior language requirement at FUA, all semester students are encouraged to take Italian language as part of their program.

Florence University of the Arts (FUA) presents a contemporary and thorough approach to education and the arts. With small classes taught by international faculty, every course aims to enhance the social, intercultural and professional experiences of students. FUA combines innovative curriculum and collaborative teaching methods to create a unique university experience abroad.
Setting Description:
Florence University of the Arts (FUA) is located in the historic center of Florence. The school's location offers students the opportunity to live in the heart of the Renaissance while simultaneously experiencing modern Florentine life. Florence lies in a valley on the banks of the Arno River in the Tuscan region of Italy. Nestled in among low hills covered with olive groves, and vineyards, Florence captivates those who visit. 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, fine art, shopping, fine foods and wines. Florence is also well known as an important center of contemporary art, fashion design, graphic design and business, all of which can be studied at Florence University of the Arts.

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