Florence University of the Arts - The American University of Florence
The Institution gathers 9 schools and their related Community Engagement Member Institutions.
- APICIUS: International School of Hospitality
- DIVA: School of Digital Imaging and Visual Arts
- FAST: School of Fashion and Accessory 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: Center for Cultural and Italian Studies
- School of Graduate Studies
The institution's mission is based on a unique educational model for experiential learning, community engagement, and cultural integration.
An overview of the CEMI supporting FUA-AUF academics can be found here.
The teaching staff at FUA-AUF across disciplines represents diverse academic and professional backgrounds, as well as nationalities. FUA-AUF faculty members are appointed according to credentialing standards comparable to those of instructional staff in US higher education.
Furthermore, faculty credentials also meet the standards of the Southern Association of Schools and Colleges (SACS) through the institution’s School of Record, the University of South Florida.
General Eligibility Requirements
In order to be eligible to teach at FUA-AUF instructors must meet the following requirement:
Minimum Master’s Degree or Laurea Magistrale, or Laurea Vecchio Ordinamento in the field or discipline related to the course that will be taught. Some disciplines may require 18 graduate US credits OR 26 ECTS in subjects pertinent to the assigned course.
Eligibility for the International School of Business
In order to be eligible to teach at FUA’s International School of Business instructors must also meet the following requirement:
18 graduate US credits OR 26 ECTS credits in subjects pertinent to the assigned course.
Please note: eligibility of candidates is reviewed according to SACS and AACSB standards.
Eligibility due to Professional Expertise or Repute
When the candidate shows proven record of professional experience in a given field, by decision of the Academic Senate and FUA-AUF’s School of Record, a certain number of credits can be recognized as an equivalent of the academic career.
Please note: “Professional Qualifications” (PQ) may be reviewed and considered for teaching qualification for technical subjects.
The Academic Affairs Office oversees the institutional appointment procedure necessary to determine the eligibility of faculty members. The appointment process includes the collection of required documentation, interviews with faculty management and HR units, and a live teaching assessment in the presence of an academic committee.
Questions regarding faculty and faculty appointments may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org
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