Study abroad at Florence University of the Arts
Florence University of the Arts - The American University of Florence (FUA-AUF) is one of Italy’s leading private institutions. It provides students with the professional knowledge and experience they’ll need to make their mark on the international art scene.
FUA-AUF follows the American model of higher education, and all courses are taught in English. You can study a range of career-focused certificate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate programs in subjects like hospitality management, culinary studies, fine art, fashion, and visual communication.
The University’s nine schools are stretched across seven campuses in Florence’s historic city center. The urban campuses are home to state-of-the-art facilities, including modern photography studios, culinary arts labs, design galleries, and technology workshops.
You won’t be disappointed with the extra-curricular activities offered on campus either. Join one of the several social clubs, or grab a bite to eat at the student-run restaurant.
Why study at FUA-AUF?
- Experiential learning model
You’ll receive a comprehensive educational experience based on theory, practice, and engagement with the local community
- Expert faculty
Programs are led by highly-qualified, international faculty who bring a wealth of professional experience
- Small class sizes
With an average class size of 12, you’ll benefit from personalized learning experiences
- Beautiful location
Florence is renowned for its stunning Renaissance architecture and jaw-dropping artwork
Life as an international student
International students account for around 90% of the University’s student body, and 40 nationalities are represented on campus. The University’s support services do a fantastic job of making sure that every pupil feels at home on campus.
The Student Life and Development office (SLD) at FUA-AUF will support you in all aspects of student life. They can assist with visas, housing, volunteer opportunities, medical services, and more. They also have a 24/7 hotline that you can ring if you ever have an emergency.
A dedicated program of orientation activities takes place before term starts, helping you to find your feet in Florence. SLD also runs a series of cultural integration events so that you can meet fellow students, share experiences, and form friendships.
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Undergraduate tuition: €6,300 per year
Florence University of the Arts
Corso dei Tintori, 21, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy
Florence University of the Arts, its related schools, and the Palazzi CEMI (Community Engagement Member Institutions) are located in important historic palaces throughout Florence’s city center.