Summer

Students may choose between the following Program Terms:

Business, Hospitality & Studio Art - Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality

The summer program options at the Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality (FUA) allow students with little or no experience in the Italian language to choose from several courses in taught in English in a wide variety of subjects such as: Art History, Italian Studies, Digital Media, Environmental Studies, Fashion Design, Food and Culture, History, Hospitality, Journalism, Marketing, Management, Nutrition, Photography, Studio Art, and more. FUA places a strong emphasis on Experiential Learning, focusing on real-world experience and hands-on learning.

Program Highlights:

  • State-of-the-art facilities give students incredible hands-on learning experences with professional grade equipment and technology.
  • Internships are available across a wide variety of subjects. Language level requirments may vary.
  • Each course offers a field trip as part of the curriculum.
Academic Details:
  • Students will enroll in 1 course per session.
  • Courses are taught in English (except for Italian language courses).
  • No Italian language experience is required for this program.
  • Some courses may require additional fees.
  • Courses will be taught by local and international faculty.
  • Classmates are international students, the majority of whom are North American.
Transcripts:
Upon program completion, students will receive a transcript issued directly from the Florence University of the Arts (FUA). Students requiring a U.S. transcript will have the option to request a supplemental transcript from the University of South Florida (USF), who serves as the U.S. School of Record for ISA programs held at the FUA. For more information on this option, please contact ISA.

Gap students, 18 years old and older, are also eligible for this program.

*Florence summer programs begin in Rome. Please refer to the Itinerary or email the Florence Site Specialist with questions.

ProgramDatesCodePriceStatus
Summer 1 2018May 9, 2018 to Jun 1, 2018IFLU1118$4,350Currently Accepting Applications!
Summer 1 & 2 2018May 9, 2018 to Jun 22, 2018IFLU1518$7,350Currently Accepting Applications!
Summer 1, 2 & 3 2018May 9, 2018 to Jul 13, 2018IFLU1818$9,950Currently Accepting Applications!
Summer 1, 2, 3 & 4 2018May 9, 2018 to Aug 3, 2018IFLU2118$11,950Currently Accepting Applications!
Summer 2 2018May 30, 2018 to Jun 22, 2018IFLU1218$4,350Currently Accepting Applications!
Summer 2 & 3 2018May 30, 2018 to Jul 13, 2018IFLU1618$7,350Currently Accepting Applications!
Summer 2, 3 & 4 2018May 30, 2018 to Aug 3, 2018IFLU1918$9,950Currently Accepting Applications!
Summer 3 2018Jun 20, 2018 to Jul 13, 2018IFLU1318$4,350Currently Accepting Applications!
Summer 3 & 4 2018Jun 20, 2018 to Aug 3, 2018IFLU1718$7,350Currently Accepting Applications!
Summer 4 2018Jul 11, 2018 to Aug 3, 2018IFLU1418$4,350Currently Accepting Applications!

Internships & Experiential Learning - Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality

The Florence Internships & Experiential Learning summer program at the Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality (FUA) allows students to gain real-world experience in a variety of fields. Student will follow either an Internship or an Experiential Learning course. Placements are available for students at varying levels of Italian language proficiency from Beginner to Advanced.

Internships:

  • Internships are worth the equivalent of 3 U.S. semester credits.
  • Students will be placed to work at a local business in Florence where they actively assist professionals in fulfilling daily tasks and chores.
  • Students do not receive academic instruction, but learn by performing tasks.
  • Students will work about 20 hours per week, and evening and weekend shifts may be required depending on placement.
  • Additional application materials are required for an internship placement. Students will submit a Cover Letter and Resume as well as any other materials pertinent to the desired position followed by a Skype interview.
  • Some placements require an Italian language proficiency test.
  • All internships are unpaid.
Experiential Learning Courses:
  • Experiential Learning courses are worth 6 credits and will incur a supplementary fee for the additional tuition.
  • Courses are taught in English. No Italian language experience is required for this program.
  • In addition to regular lecture hours, students will be involved in learning by doing through real projects and integration with the local population in order to remove cultural and learning barriers as well as to develop a strong likelihood for success in life.
  • State-of-the-art facilities give students incredible hands-on learning experiences with professional grade equipment and technology.
  • The Experiential Learning hours are fully supervised by instructors who track students step by step during their learning experience, monitor and advise according to student needs, and support student initiative.
  • Some courses may require lab fees which are to paid directly to the university.
  • Courses will be taught by local and international faculty.
  • Classmates are international students, the majority of whom are North American.
Transcripts:
Upon program completion, students will receive a transcript issued directly from the Florence University of the Arts (FUA). Students requiring a U.S. transcript will have the option to request a supplemental transcript from the University of South Florida (USF), who serves as the U.S. School of Record for ISA programs held at the FUA. For more information on this option, please contact ISA.

Gap students, 18 years old and older, are also eligible for this program.

*Florence summer programs begin in Rome. Please refer to the Itinerary or email the Florence Site Specialist with questions.

ProgramDatesCodePriceStatus
Summer 11 2018May 9, 2018 to Jun 22, 2018IFLU2218$5,500Currently Accepting Applications!
Summer 12 2018Jun 20, 2018 to Aug 3, 2018IFLU2318$5,500Currently Accepting Applications!

Filmmaking or Acting for Film - New York Film Academy Florence

The Filmmaking or Acting for Film summer program allows students the opportunity to gain hands-on, industry specific experience on the New York Film Academy (NYFA) Florence campus.

Academic Details:

  • Students will enroll in one intensive 4-week course
  • Students will choose one of two tracks: Filmmaking or Acting for Film
  • Previous experience is not required for either track
  • Courses are taught in English
  • Courses will be taught by local and international faculty
  • Classmates are primarily European, Italian and international students
  • Students should be prepared to fully dedicate their time to their studies

Filmmaking:
NYFA Florence's Filmmaking course provides students with a thorough introduction to the foundations of film craft. This four week program is structured around the production of three short films of increasing complexity. Students will be introduced to the traditional concepts of shooting motion picture film and will apply this foundation of knowledge to contemporary practices of shooting with digital technology. Classes and hands-on workshops are held throughout the week and some weekends are reserved for additional classes or shooting. Time will be required outside of class for writing, location scouting, casting, and editing. The fourth week is devoted to shooting and editing the final film, culminating in the final screening.

Acting for Film:
The Acting for Film course allows students to participate in a short training workshop that demands full immersion into learning the craft of acting. Classes emphasize the basic elements of the craft of acting using Stanislavski's System, scene study, and monologue work as starting points. In conjunction with these classes, students participate in courses aimed specifically at training the actor for the technical requirements of acting on a film set.

Transcript:
Upon program completion, students will receive a transcript issued directly from the New York Film Academy. Students requiring a U.S. transcript will have the option to request a supplemental transcript from Endicott College who serves as the School of Record for the New York Film Academy. For more information on this option, please contact ISA.

ProgramDatesCodePriceStatus
Summer 13 2018Late Jun, 2018 to Late Jul, 2018IFLU3118$5,950Currently Accepting Applications!