Global Semesters: Florence - Summer 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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I learned so much about the voice. It was definitely worthwhile. - University of Maryland - Baltimore County View Entire Review
Studying abroad in Florence has been my favorite educational experience! I highly recommend it. The opportunity to regularly visit some of the best museums on the planet, and photograph the people and places of Florence, have enriched me far beyond my education. - Maryville University of Saint Louis View Entire Review
I learned a lot about myself and how I fit in with the world. I realized the huge differences between America and the rest of the world and what I think on these issues. It changed my life. - Missouri State 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 summer.

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. 

Students can also select from a 3, 6, 9 or 12-week version of the program.

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Summer
Instruction Language(s):
  • Italian
  • English
Language Requirement(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Environmental Studies
  • Italian Language, Literature
  • Foods and Nutrition
  • Liberal Arts, General Studies
  • Fine Arts, Studio Arts
  • Hospitality Administration
  • Marketing
  • Fashion / Apparel Design
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
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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.


Fall: April 15th Spring: July 15th

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.


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

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