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Palazzi academics are located at FUA Florence University of the Arts, which gathers:

  • APICIUS International School of Hospitality
  • DIVA School of Digital Imaging and Visual Arts
  • FAST School of Fashion and Accessories Studies and Technology
  • IDEAS School of Interior Design, Environmental Architecture and Sustainability
  • ISB International School of Business
  • J SCHOOL School of Journalism, Communication and Publishing
  • SAS School of Arts and Sciences
  • SQUOLA School of Center for Contemporary Italian Studies
  • School of Graduate Studies

 

FUA VISION

 

FUA was founded to:

  • Promote and renew creative disciplines in a city renowned for its history-changing innovations.
  • Offer challenging academic programs that shape inquisitive minds capable of:
    • Approaching academic disciplines with the mindset to deeply understand the principles of the past and how they are present in today’s context.
    • Transforming learning, knowledge and cultural experiences into instruments that shape tomorrow’s future.
    • Contributing to the local culture with the findings, research, and creations developed over the course of study.
  • Provide excellent professional and academic facilities at each campus, which not only offer learning spaces but also enhance and inspire learning potential.
  • Go beyond classroom learning by promoting student interaction with the convergence of the multicultural societies and creative presences in the city of Florence. This is accomplished through the presence of Palazzi Community Engagement Member Institutions (CEMI) whose facilities and services are open to the public.

 

FUA MISSION

  • FUA is a multidisciplinary institution that seeks to offer dynamic possibilities of study through a rich selection of academic institutions and departments.

  • FUA unites communities, nationalities, compelling projects, and studies capable of shaping the cultural landscape of Florence.

  • FUA encourages students to be challenged by both classroom and service learning for civic engagement, and to challenge the weight of Florence’s glorious heritage in order to contribute to its future with a fresh mind and open eyes.

  • FUA strives to provide its students with an experience that goes beyond the Renaissance façade of Florence by communicating to them that who we are and what they experience go beyond cultural stereotypes.

  • FUA believes that each student should go back home with a clear concept of Florence and Italy that includes a profound cultural understanding gained from integration. What they receive from the experience is a life changed and newfound understanding and perspectives that they will carry in their hearts for the rest of their lives.

 

FUA VALUES

  • A rich, stimulating course offering taught by an international faculty, spanning all areas of the institutions grouped under FUA and their specific departments and courses.

  • An academic structure based on lectures, workshops, seminars, and laboratories that promote student learning and creation.

  • Quality, state of the art facilities located in historic palaces throughout the Florence city center.

  • Opportunities for student exposure and interaction with the local culture through civic engagement and service learning on both academic and extracurricular levels and cultural integration projects including the on-going involvement available through Palazzi CEMI.

 

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