Global Semesters: Florence - Semester in Florence

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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

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OVERALL RATING 4.3
Based on 12 Reviews
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A student studying abroad with Global Semesters: Florence - Semester in Florence
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... - Marywood University View Entire Review
December 20, 2017 Florence Was Amazing
Insight into a different culture, it was totally worthwhile - Susquehanna University View Entire Review
Past Review Roller Coaster
I learned more about myself and learned to be more independent, and I am grateful that I went. - Susquehanna University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Global Semesters: Florence - Semester in Florence
Yes, choose your travel companions wisely and always have a positive attitude. - Susquehanna University View Entire Review
Past Review Life Changing
Everything. Very worth it. Gained so much life experience I would never get here in America. - 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. - Susquehanna University View Entire Review
I gained new cultural perspectives and had the opportunity to travel throughout Europe. - Susquehanna University View Entire Review
I gained independence as well as the respect and appreciation for many other cultures. - Susquehanna University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Global Semesters: Florence - Semester in Florence
Past Review Cultural
I learned a lot about myself and my abilities to adapt to other cultural environments. - North Carolina A&T State University View Entire Review
Past Review Invigorating
Yes - Susquehanna University View Entire Review
A sense of self, culture, and tolerance. It was absolutely worthwhile - Susquehanna University View Entire Review
Past Review Tuto Bene!
A lot - Florence University of the Arts / FUA View Entire Review

About

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
Internship
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Spring
Instruction Language(s):
  • Italian
  • English
Language Requirement(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Accounting
  • Visual and Performing Arts
  • Business
  • Italian Studies
  • Marketing
  • Communication and Media Studies
  • Radio, Television, and Digital Communication
Year Founded:
2012
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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.

1500.00

Deadlines:
Fall: April 15th Spring: July 15th

Guidelines/Requirements:
The awards will be distributed on a rolling basis as a discount on program fees, to admitted students with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above who request consideration until the spots are filled. There are 100 spots per semester. The GPA will be verified by an official transcript received by mail. We strongly recommend that students apply for this program before April 15th for Fall programs and before July 15th for Spring programs.

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.

2500.00

Deadlines:
Spring Semester - October 15th Fall Semester - April 15th

Guidelines/Requirements:
In order to be eligible for this scholarship a student must first be accepted into a semester-long Global Learning Semesters program based in Cyprus and then send us the following: a copy of his or her latest FAFSA a list of expected financial aid from other sources an essay, not to exceed 600 words, describing what he or she will contribute to the group experience on the program Students should mail their award application material to: Global Learning Semesters 228 Park Avenue S #32004 New York, NY 10003

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