November 2014 conference hosted by Florence University of the Arts and SUNY Stony Brook University.Read More
CULTURAL INTRODUCTION/PERSPECTIVES SUMMER 2015 PROGRAMS •
Learn and experience through active engagement and immersion in Italian culture and society. The Summer Cultural Introduction and Cultural Perspectives programs feature lectures, active participation, and on-site/field learning.
CULTURAL INTRODUCTION TO ITALY
1-WEEK FIELD LEARNING OPTION: ISISCI200/LSSOCI200 Cultural Introduction to Italy
Credit load: 1 credit (45 lecture and field learning hours)
Learning locations: 1 week of field learning with focus on Italian culture: Rome, Southern Tuscany, Versilia.
Dates and Schedules: See our Academic Calendar and Summer C-D-E-F course schedules.
3-WEEK FLORENCE-ONLY OPTION: ISISCI202/LSSOCI202 Cultural Introduction to Italy
Credit load: 3-credit academic course in Florence (45 lecture hours)
Dates and Schedules: See our Academic Calendar and Summer I-II-III-IV course schedules.
4-WEEK FIELD LEARNING AND FLORENCE OPTIONS
ISISCI207/LSSOCI200 Cultural Introduction to Italy
Credit load: 4 credits (45 lecture hours - 45 field learning hours)
Learning locations: 1 week in Rome, Southern Tuscany, Versilia; 3 weeks of classes in Florence.
LSSOCI206/ISISCI206 Cultural Introduction to Italy
Credit load: 6 credits (45 lecture hours - 90 hours field learning hours)
Learning locations: 1 week in Rome, Southern Tuscany, Versilia; 3 weeks of classes in Florence and one weekend trip to Venice.
Dates and Schedules: See our Academic Calendar and Summer V-VI-VII-VIII course schedules.
CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES: AWARENESS, EXPOSURE, AND ENGAGEMENT
6-WEEK PROGRAM: LS SO CP 310 Cultural Perspectives: Awareness, Exposure, and Engagement
Credit load: 6 semester credits (45 lecture hours 90 hours of field learning & field work)
This program fosters learning by action and participation, and builds awareness from the perspective of active engagement beyond mere observation. The focus is on contemporary Italian society and culture – politics, economy, social environment, traditions – and includes communication skills in Italian.
Learning locations: 10 visits in Florence + cultural/fieldwork activities, a weekend trip to Rome, a weekend trip to Verona and the Lakes.
Dates and Schedules: See our Academic Calendar and Summer A and B course schedules.
For further information and course details:
All course schedules mentioned above can be consulted online.
To apply please visit our Undergraduate Admissions Area.
SUMMER HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAM 2015 •
FUA Florence University of the Arts is offering a unique 4-week opportunity for high school students to participate in its cultural and academic offering. Students may select from an exciting range of courses and participate in field trips and supervised afternoon activities such as sports and discovering the city of Florence. Students may select from an exciting range of courses held over 4 weeks at FUA's academic campuses. Courses are designed to prepare students for college entrance and the transfer of credits.
Live-in Resident Assistant for counseling and assistance
Afternoon Extracurricular Activities such as sports and discovering Florence
Culinary Exploration of Florence
2015 Course Offering
Food, Culture and Society
Introduction to Digital Photography
Introduction to Art History - From the Romanesque to Mannerism.
The Italian Soccer Experience
2 courses, 6 credits
Sunday June 28 - Students arrive (after 4PM)
Monday June 29 - Orientation/Final Registration
Tuesday June 30 - Classes start
Friday July 24 - Classes end
Saturday July 25 - Housing check-out (by 10AM)
Please note: The program will be confirmed 2 months prior to the program start date. Program participants are held responsible for all travel arrangements, we highly recommend that participants await program confirmation prior to booking travel.
For information on the application process, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
9-WEEK GRADUATE EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING IN HOSPITALITY •
The Summer Graduate Experiential Learning in Hospitality program prepares students for supervisory and management positions in the world's largest and fastest growing industry. The Florence experience at Apicius is a unique opportunity that is open only to a limited number of students who already possess a professional and advanced educational training in the culinary field. Courses emphasize practical and management skills through a combination of theoretical classes, experiential learning, practical labs and field studies led by professors with extensive industry experience. The overall program is divided into 4 concentrations. All classes and labs will take place at Ganzo School Restaurant - the creative learning lab of Apicius.
Students who have successfully completed the Apicius Master in Italian Cuisine or the 2-year Career Program in Culinary Arts or Hospitality are automatically accepted. Applicants from other institutions who have not completed the above requirements must have a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management or must have been employed in a commercial or institutional kitchen for at least one year prior to the commencement of the program.
Concentrations & Courses
- Food & Beverage Service: Dining Room Service Management & Operations, Food and Wine Pairing & Wine Service
- Food Preparation: Italian à la Carte Cuisine, Italian Style Restaurant Preparation Techniques
- Culinary Management: Restaurant Management Traineeship, Successful Culinary Management
- Special Event Management & Catering: The Italian Chef's Table, Special Event Planning and Catering Management
Each concentration offers two 6-credit courses for a total of 12 credits.
Sunday June 7 - Students arrive (after 4:00PM)
Monday June 8 - Orientation/Final Registration
Tuesday June 9 - Classes start
Friday - August 7 - Classes end
Saturday August 8 - Housing check out (by 10AM)
To apply please visit our Undergraduate Admissions Area.
TUTTOTOSCANA FLORENCE-NYC 2014 FALL PROGRAM •
Learning experiences go beyond simulation and combine two countries and their respective cultures, all in front of a real public.
The 2014 edition of TuttoToscana program has added a new event component of fashion in addition to the experience of managing and producing institutional, commercial and academic events of gastronomy.
TuttoToscana is an academic program that lasts for 3 weeks in Florence, Italy, and transfer to NYC for a week of real life events at prestigious locations. NYC event venues include our yearly James Beard Foundation location. Students specialize in their choice of 5 available areas - event management, art direction, food & wine management, food production and wine service. In NYC, the team of students and faculty fully produce and provide digital media coverage of events intended to showcase contemporary Tuscan cuisine for the US public.
Dates for 2014:
Students arrive - Thurs September 25
Orientation/Final Registration - Fri September 26
Florence classes start - Mon September 29
Classes end in Florence - Fri October 17
Housing checkout - Sat October 18
Orientation in NYC - Sun October 19
Classes & Events in NYC - Mon October 20 through Sun October 26
Presentation of ideas for Final Papers - Fri October 31
On-line Post event Course Critique - November 3/4/5 for Individual Video Conferences
NYC-only options available.
CROSS CAMPUS NEWS:
The first issue of Fall 2014 has been released and features exciting new content written by the students and faculty of FUA.
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November 2014 conference hosted by Florence University of the Arts and SUNY Stony Brook University.
23.10.2014 20:30 - 22:00
27.10.2014 14:00 - 15:00
Abs & Legs
27.10.2014 18:00 - 19:00
Full Body Bootcamp
27.10.2014 19:00 - 20:00
27.10.2014 20:45 - 22:30
28.10.2014 16:00 - 17:00
28.10.2014 19:00 - 21:00
28.10.2014 20:45 - 22:30
29.10.2014 18:00 - 19:00
29.10.2014 18:00 - 22:00
29.10.2014 20:45 - 22:45
30.10.2014 10:00 - 11:00
30.10.2014 14:00 - 15:00
Abs & Legs
30.10.2014 20:30 - 22:00
Sapori di Autunno
30.10.2014 20:45 - 22:45
31.10.2014 15:00 - 17:00
Mind & Body
31.10.2014 19:00 - 22:30
Friday a la Carte