Semester in Florence -
Florence University of the Arts

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Study, live, and explore in the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Live like a local in one of the world's most popular and timeless destinations. You'll study at Florence University of the Arts (FUA) alongside other study abroad students just as excited to experience Italy as you are. Discover the city's hidden gems through "Florentine Fridays" (most Fridays are class-free!) that take you on morning jaunts to places like markets, museums, art galleries, churches, and beautiful gardens. Enjoy exceptional support through both FUA and CIS Abroad, ensuring you're comfortable and making the absolute most of your time in Florence. Choose from dozens of courses taught in English in subject areas including the arts, business, communication, education, health, humanities, math, and social sciences, as well as Italian language and culture. There are plenty of reasons why Florence is a top study abroad destination and this program so highly regarded!


What to Expect

Language(s):
English, Italian
Average Courseload:
4-5 courses (12-15 U.S. credits)
GPA Requirement:
2.80

Highlights:

Engaging classes, with an average of 8-20 students
Program based in the heart of it all (between campus and housing), in the historic city center
Robust orientation, exceptional support, and frequent social and cultural activities and trips
Variety of courses taught in English across arts, business, communication, education, health, humanities, math, and social sciences

Learn More About This and Other Programs

  • Semester in Florence - Florence University of the Arts
    Studying abroad helped me to realize that I am capable of so much more than I had ever imagined. I was also further awakened to my role in the global community and the responsibilities that come with that. It was an irreplaceable experience.
    Grace Gibson Elizabethtown College Semester in Florence - Florence University of the Arts
  • Semester in Florence - Florence University of the Arts
    I have always been a huge planner, but ever since studying abroad, I have learned to be more flexible and to go with the flow. Things don’t always go as planned but everything works out in the end.
    Faith Kim University of Massachusetts - Amherst Semester in Florence - Florence University of the Arts

Dates & Prices

Additional Information:

Price Range

SPRING 2024:

12 Credit Option - TSH + Meal Plan: $17,890
12 Credit Option - Apartment: $16,790
15 Credit Option - TSH + Meal Plan: $19,490
15 Credit Option - Apartment: $18,390
18 Credit Option - TSH + Meal Plan: $21,090
18 Credit Option - Apartment: $19,990

FALL 2024:

12 Credit Option - TSH + Meal Plan: $18,990
12 Credit Option - Apartment: $17,890
15 Credit Option - TSH + Meal Plan: $20,590
15 Credit Option - Apartment: $19,390
18 Credit Option - TSH + Meal Plan: $22,190
18 Credit Option - Apartment: $20,890

*Any additional credits in between those listed above are at a rate of $530 USD per credit

Housing is allocated on a first come first-served basis upon payment of program deposit.

Single Room Upgrade

Based on availability, single rooms may be available at an additional cost between $900-$1,770

Program Deposit

There is a non-refundable program deposit of $1,000. This deposit will be deducted from the total cost of the program. Paying the deposit secures your spot on the program.

Please note: As with all study abroad programs, you should count on a few additional expenses.

CIS Abroad reserves the right to alter fees at any time due to currency fluctuations and/or fee changes made by our partner universities.

ADVISOR TIP:

Please WAIT to book flights until you have received confirmed dates in your acceptance paperwork. Dates posted here are subject to change.

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