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FUA is offering a unique 3 or 4-week summer 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. Selected courses prepare students for college entrance and the transfer of credits. 


 

SUMMER 2018 DATES


3-week Program
Sunday June 24 - Students arrive in Florence
Monday June 25 - Orientation/Final Registration
Tuesday June 26 - Classes start
Thursday July 12 - Classes end
Friday July 13 - Housing check-out (by 10AM)

 

4-Week Program
Sunday June 17 - Students arrive (Rome, by 5pm)
Monday June 19 - Orientation/Final Registration
Monday June 18 to Sunday June 25 - Cultural Introduction to Italy
Sunday June 24 - Students arrive in Florence
Monday June 25 - Orientation/Final Registration
Tuesday June 26 - Classes start
Thursday July 12 - Classes end
Friday July 13 - Housing check-out (by 10AM)

 
PROGRAM BENEFITS

Live-in Resident Assistant for counseling and assistance

Field Learning excursions

Meal plan (partial)

Daily extracurricular activities such as sports, discovering Florence, and culinary explorations.

Program Options

3-week program: coursework and activities in Florence

4-week program: begins with a field learning week of Cultural Introduction to Italy and continues with three weeks of classes in Florence. 

Credit Load

3-week program: two courses (6 credits)
4-week program: 3-credit Cultural Introduction to Italy field learning week + two 3-credit courses in Florence (9 credits)

Sample Course Offering

Food, Culture, and Society in Italy

Cultural Introduction to the Italian Family
Health and Fitness in the Mediterranean

Food, Health, and Wellness in Italy
Florence Sketchbook

Fashion Design Studio I

Ceramics (Beginner)

Cultural Introduction to Italy

Florentine Art Walks

Travel Writing

Introduction to Creative Accessory Design
Introduction to Fashion Photography

Italian Language

Dante Aligheri's Florence: Readings and Cultural Walks

 

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.  

 

Download the detailed brochure with information on courses and program activities. For information on the application process, please contact admissions@fua.it.

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