Past Review

By (arts managment, SUNY Purchase) for

Florence University of The Arts: Florence - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 2 weeks - 1 month
The term and year this program took place: Spring 2010

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

It was very good.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

they were very helpful

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

we were in a seedy area.

* Food:

the food was delicious

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

very good

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

i was sick and the school was very accomodating

If you could do it all over again would you choose the same program? Yes


* Money: How easily were you able to live on a student's budget?

(1 = not very easy/$200+ on food & personal expenses/week, 2.5 = $100/week, 5 = very easily/minimal cost)


Language acquisition improvement?

go out more and interact with poeple

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Apartment
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans

A Look Back

* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? it was very a good program

Individual Course Reviews

Course Name/Rating:

History of Photography

Course Department: FUA
Instructor: Neri
Instruction Language: English
Comments: It was very interesting.
Credit Transfer Issues: no
Course Name/Rating:

Italian Vegetarian Cooking

Course Department: Apicius
Instructor: Cicilia
Instruction Language: English
Comments: very good.
Credit Transfer Issues: no
Course Name/Rating:

Intensive Italian for 6 credits

Course Department: Squola
Instructor: Francessca Purrutsi
Instruction Language: Italian/English
Comments: I learned a lot
Credit Transfer Issues: no
Course Name/Rating:

Wine Appresiation 1

Course Department: apicus
Instructor: Massimo
Instruction Language: English
Comments: it was good.
Credit Transfer Issues: no