International Studies Abroad ®est. 1987

Semester / Trimester

Students may choose between the following Program Terms:

Business, Hospitality, Design & Liberal Arts - Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality

The Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality (FUA) offers courses across a variety of subject areas, including: 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.
Academic Details:
  • Students will enroll in a total of 12-15 semester credits per semester
  • Courses are taught in English (except for Italian language courses).
  • No Italian language experience is required for this program. Students who have not taken Italian language are strongly encouraged to choose language as one of their courses on this program.
  • Some courses may require additional fees. These fees cover course-related activities. Students will need to pay in cash during the first days of the program. Course fees are not refundable.
  • 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.

ProgramDatesCodePriceStatus
Fall 1 2018Aug 28, 2018 to Dec 13, 2018IFLF1118$15,495Program in Progress
Spring 1A 2019Jan 2, 2019 to May 9, 2019IFLS1219$18,950Closed, Not Accepting Applications.
Spring 1B 2019Jan 22, 2019 to May 9, 2019IFLS1119$15,950Closed, Not Accepting Applications.
Fall 1 2019Late Aug, 2019 to Mid Dec, 2019IFLF1119TBA Currently Accepting Applications!

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Filmmaking or Acting for Film - New York Film Academy Florence

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

Academic Details:

  • You 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 courses provide students with a thorough introduction to the foundations of film craft. 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 courses allow 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
Fall 3 2019Sep 26, 2019 to Dec 21, 2019IFLF3319TBA Currently Accepting Applications!