Florence, Italy

Areas of Study:
Architectural Technology, Bachelor of Professional Studies, Culinary, Exercise and Sports Studies, and Graphic Design

FALL 2015

Courses: CRX210, HUM200, 1 course selected from the FUA schedule and internship

You will spend your first week abroad traveling and learning about the culture and history of Italy as part of the Cultural Perspectives course beginning in Rome, then LaMaremma and Versilia before arriving in Florence. You will visit sites that are well-known and some not-so-well-known to give you the true flavor of the country. You will then settle in to an apartment in the historic city center of Florence. You will attend classes at FUA/Apicius, Monday-Friday, alongside students from around the world and will be free to explore the city or travel on your own while not in class. 



Study Abroad Requirements:

  • Completion of 5 quarters (or equivalent transfer credits) prior to departure. 
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Reference from student's academic advisor
  • $300 deposit*
  • Completed FAFSA, SIGNED financial aid plan and a $0 financial-aid balance at time of acceptance

The cost to study abroad is tuition plus the study abroad fee. The 2015 study abroad fee is $5,200 and includes: Round-trip airfare from Chicago, airport transfers at destination, housing, insurance, and travel in the Cultural Perspectives course. A $300 deposit is required at the time of application. It is returned in the form of a credit to the applicant's account if they are NOT accepted not the program. If accepted, it is credited upon return, if there are no housing damages, flight changes, or any expenses incurred by the student due to negligence. All programs are subject to cancellation in the case of low enrollment. 





I have seen beautiful villages on mountains, castles that belong in the centuries of old, and met people that I will never forget. This trip has been amazing and I am forever grateful to be a part of it.
Josiah, Florence

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