Global Semesters: Florence - Semester in Florence
Students on this program can choose to study at either Florence University of the Arts (FUA) or Santa Reparata International School of Art (SRISA).FUA is one of the most prestigious schools in Florence. Students are able to choose from a wide vari... read more
I found studying abroad to be very worthwhile. It was one of the first times I was truly on my own from my parents, having to feed myself and budget my lifestyle. I did some solo travel which made me feel that I could be responsible for myself. I know what kind of person I am, what I like about my living environment, and who I w... Emily DeLessio - Marywood University View Entire Review
Insight into a different culture, it was totally worthwhile Brock Barnes - Susquehanna University View Entire Review
I gained independence as well as the respect and appreciation for many other cultures. A student - Susquehanna University View Entire Review
I learned a lot about myself and my abilities to adapt to other cultural environments. Sierra W - North Carolina A&T State University View Entire Review
Yes A student - Susquehanna University View Entire Review
Everything. Very worth it. Gained so much life experience I would never get here in America. Amanda R - Utica College View Entire Review
I learned about the power and need for language comprehension, I learned about my weaknesses and how to come to terms with them, and I learned how to live more independently on my own- besides the obvious things that I learned about the Italian culture. It was definitely a worthwhile trip. Jessica M - Susquehanna University View Entire Review
I learned so much about myself and the art world in other countries and also so much about Italian culture. It was definitely worthwhile cady.spencer.5 - Alfred University View Entire Review
I gained new cultural perspectives and had the opportunity to travel throughout Europe. A student - Susquehanna University View Entire Review
yes it was! I learned so much about wine and the culture of Italy. A student - Eastern Illinois University View Entire Review
I learned more about myself and learned to be more independent, and I am grateful that I went. Kayla Johnson - Susquehanna University View Entire Review
Yes, choose your travel companions wisely and always have a positive attitude. A student - Susquehanna University View Entire Review
Became more cultured and accepting of others beliefs/lifestyles. opened my eyes to what else is out there and made me want to continue to travel. Best decision I've made. Josh B - University of Northern Iowa View Entire Review
A sense of self, culture, and tolerance. It was absolutely worthwhile A student - Susquehanna University View Entire Review
A lot A student - Florence University of the Arts / FUA View Entire Review
I learned how capable I am on my own, how to manage money, and how to be a better communicator. Studying abroad really opens your eyes and teaches you to appreciate what you have back home, but also to appreciate the world and learning. jennifer g - Virginia Commonwealth University View Entire Review
Students on this program can choose to study at either Florence University of the Arts (FUA) or Santa Reparata International School of Art (SRISA).
FUA is one of the most prestigious schools in Florence. Students are able to choose from a wide variety of courses offered by the university and its schools. From the heart of the historic center of Florence, the program challenges and shapes inquisitive minds that wish to study fine arts and humanities with innovative approaches. Students may also opt to do a non-credit or for-credit internship during the semester.
SRISA is a leading international art and design school in Italy. Students at SRISA are provided with opportunities for artistic, academic, and personal growth in an environment that will develop their understanding of what it means to be part of a dynamic artistic and academic community influenced by an international setting.
In addition to studying in Florence, students will travel to Rome, Siena, Venice, and Verona.
Program Type(s):Study Abroad
Relevant Study Subject(s):
- Visual and Performing Arts
- Italian Studies
- Communication and Media Studies
- Radio, Television, and Digital Communication
University of Nicosia - Global Semesters Scholarships
This award is for semester students with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above. Students must mail their official transcript to Global Learning Semesters for verification. This award can only be combined with our Early Deposit Discount.
Global Learning Semesters awards the Takis Chrysanthou Honored Scholar Award to one student each semester. The student must be attending a semester-long program that is home-based in Cyprus. The award winner is selected based on academic merit, expected contribution to the group experience, and financial need. This award is a $2,500 discount that is credited against program fees.