- Florence, Italy
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer
- Program Description:
SAI invites students to surround themselves with the refined beauty of Renaissance Italy by studying abroad at the Florence University of the Arts (FUA). FUA offers a wide range of courses in English which have been carefully planned and designed keeping with current interests and contemporary subjects including: Literature, Sciences, Business, Economics, History, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, and more. A highly experienced Italian faculty collaborates with SAI's on-site staff to offer students one of the most cost-effective study abroad programs in Florence. With the exception of the Italian Language course, all classes are taught in English.
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.
SAI oversees and coordinates all aspects of student enrollment, including application processing, course selection and credit, visa advising, housing, student health insurance, and transcripts. In addition, SAI provides comprehensive student services, from the moment of application, through the on-site experience, until students return home.
- 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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