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Fall 2020 Open Day Oct 30-31

Fall 2020 Open Day Oct 30-31

  Expand learning and career-enhancing opportunities at the Open Day weekend on Oct 30-31, 2020.

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Gap Year Programs in Florence

Gap Year Programs in Florence

  FUA-AUF Gap Years are open to diverse ages, backgrounds, and interests.

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Iconic Florence - Remote Learning at FUA-AUF

Iconic Florence - Remote Learning at FUA-AUF

  Discover a different way of experiencing remote learning with FUA-AUF.

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Iconic Florence - Remote Learning at Apicius

Iconic Florence - Remote Learning at Apicius

  Florentine and Tuscan food and wine experiences through Apicius NC remote learning options.

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Career Change Programs

Career Change Programs

  Looking to change your career pathway? Find out how with FUA-AUF programs.

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FUA-AUF Identified as Representative of Best Practices

FUA-AUF Identified as Representative of Best Practices

  FUA-AUF Identified as Representative of Best Practices

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  • Fall 2020 Open Day Oct 30-31
  • Gap Year Programs in Florence
  • Iconic Florence - Remote Learning at FUA-AUF
  • Iconic Florence - Remote Learning at Apicius
  • Career Change Programs
  • FUA-AUF Identified as Representative of Best Practices

 

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FLY Lost Paradise

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 FLY presents FLY Lost in Paradise. Fashion Show featuring FUA student made collections, Bastah SS19 collection, and original music by Serena Crociato.

 

 

FLY Denim Affair

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 FLY presents FLY Denim Affair. Denim is an unfailing staple in our lives and in our closets; a non-judgmental symbol of equality and power.

 

 

Paintings in Transcendence
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Corridoio Fiorentino hosted "Paintings in Transcendence," Andrea Mancini's collection of digital paintings portraying his favorite people. 

 

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    NEW SUMMER 2020 FIELD LEARNING PROGRAMS

     

    The Summer 2020 academic season at FUA-AUF features two new field learning program alternatives to Cultural Introduction to Italy, based on the topics of Multiculturalism and the start-up ventures.

     

    MULTICULTURALISM, FOOD, AND RELIGIONS IN THE ITALIAN-FRENCH RIVERIA


    When: This 1-week field learning course can be taken in Session D prior to Summer Session II. The field learning coursework and activities take place along the Italian-French Riviera. The course is also offered as a 3-week Florence-only course or a 4-week course (Session VI) that combines the week of field learning and the Florence session.

    Areas of study: Course content is compatible with several areas of study such as food and culture, nutrition, history, food diversity, multiculturalism, art and religion.

     

    For details and upcoming dates please visit the program page.

     

    STARTUP VENTURES AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP


    When:

    This 1-week field learning course can be taken in Summer Session F or during the Fall/Spring Intersession Week. The course can be combined with a 3-week summer session in Florence (VIII) or the Fall/Spring semester (16-Week Session).  


    Areas of study: Course content is compatible with several areas of study such as business development, entrepreneurship, innovation and Made in Italy and experiential learning.

     

    For details and upcoming dates please visit the program page.

     

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    CULTURAL INTRODUCTION SUMMER 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 - LSSOCI200 Cultural Introduction to Italy
    Credit load: 3 credits
    Learning locations: One week of field learning with focus on Italian culture: Rome, Tuscan coast, and Cinque Terre in the fall; Rome, Oriveto, and Perugia in the spring.
    Dates and Schedules: See our Academic Calendar and Summer C-D-E-F course schedules.

    Please note: Students may continue with the below Florence-only Cultural Introduction to Italy course for a total of 6 credits.

    3-WEEK FLORENCE-ONLY OPTION - LSSOCI202 Cultural Introduction to Italy
    Credit load: 3 credits (45 lecture hours)
    Learning location: Florence
    Dates and Schedules: See our Academic Calendar and Summer I-II-III-IV course schedules.

     

    4-WEEK, 6-CREDIT OPTION - LSSOCI207 Cultural Introduction to Italy

    Credit load: 6 credits
    Learning location: 1-week field learning locations (see above), Florence
    Dates and Schedules: See our Academic Calendar and Summer V-VI-VII-VIII course schedules.

     

    Further details, dates, and program brochure are available for download at the program page.

     

    For further information and course details:

    All course schedules mentioned above can be consulted online.

    To apply please visit our Undergraduate Admissions Area.

     

     

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    TUTTOTOSCANA FLORENCE-NYC JAMES BEARD PROGRAM 

    The FUA-AUF TuttoToscana Study Away program is a flexible model for international study opportunities in Florence and NYC in the spring and fall seasons. Students may select Florence Session II 3-week courses that feature a course project geared towards the preparation of FUA-AUF TuttoToscana events and activities in NYC scheduled during the Intersession Week III. After the 3-week session, students may continue with a fourth study away week in NYC featuring events at the James Beard Foundation. Coursework in both Florence and NYC features 3 different areas of involvement and allows students to take on the challenge of bridging two cosmopolitan cities through hospitality, the visual arts, and food management with the objective of bringing Tuscan culture to NYC.

     

    FALL 2019 Dates:

    Sunday Sept 29 Students arrive in Florence
    Monday Sept 30 Orientation/Final Registration
    Tuesday Oct 1 Florence classes start
    Thursday Oct 17 Florence classes end
    Friday Oct 18 Florence housing check-out (by 10AM)
    Saturday Oct 19 - Saturday Oct 26 Study away program in NYC

    Friday Nov 1 Final papers due
    November 6-7-8 Online oral presentations of papers

     

    SPRING 2020 Dates:

    Sunday March 1 Students arrive in Florence
    Monday March 2 Orientation/Final Registration
    Tuesday March 3 Florence classes start
    Thursday March 19 Florence classes end
    Friday March 20 Florence housing check-out (by 10AM)
    Saturday March 21 - Saturday March 28 Study away program in NYC

    Friday Apr 3 Final papers due
    Apr 8-9-10 Online oral presentations of papers


    Program Areas and Course Loads
    Area 1: Event Planning & Communications (3*-6-9 credits)
    Area 2: Art Direction: Visual Arts, Digital Media, and Art History (3*-6-9 credits)
    Area 3: Food Management and Production for Special Events (3*-6-9 credits)
    *3-credit options are held directly in NYC as a 1-week session.

    Further details can be found in the program brochure. For academic details online, please consult the program page.

     

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    PRE-COLLEGE SUMMER PROGRAM

    FUA-AUF 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.

     
    Program Benefits

    A full field learning week of Cultural Introduction to Italy

    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.  

     

    Program dates, details, and downloadable brochure are available at the program page.

 
 
 

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FUA-AUF FALL 2020 CAMPUS UPDATES

The FUA-AUF campus network of facilities/locations are currently open in compliance with national Italian guidelines for schools and universities. All academic and student life activities are held according to the institution's Covid-19 pandemic protocol. Read here for further details.

 

CROSS CAMPUS NEWS:

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Live Fall 2020 campus updates

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Registration info for the Oct 30-31 sessions.

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The Spring 2020 issue of  the Blending Magazine

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ALUMNI SUCCESS STORY

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Michelle Chiarappa is a Fall 2012 FUA-AUF alum. Currently a Fulbright Scholar teaching English language to students in Turkey, Michelle had some time off and decided to return to her favorite city, Florence.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS:

08.12.2020
Immacolata
08.12.2020 20:45 - 22:30
Employability Skills Workshop
25.12.2020
Natale
26.12.2020
Santo Stefano
31.12.2020
San Silvestro
01.01.2021
Capodanno
06.01.2021
Epifania

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