Business, Hospitality, Design & Liberal Arts

About this Program

Students will enroll in a total of 12-15 semester credits per semester in a variety of subject areas at Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality (FUA and AISH) including: Advertising, Art History, Contemporary Italian Studies, Digital Media, Environmental Studies, Fashion Design, Food and Culture, History, Hospitality, Italian Language, Journalism, Literature, Marketing, Management, Nutrition, Photography, Political Science, Sport Science and Studio Art. Students who have not completed a college semester/quarter of Italian language or the equivalent must choose language as one of their courses. Some courses may require additional fees. Courses are taught in English except for Italian language courses which are available for students with a beginning through advanced level of proficiency. Also available are elective courses in Italian for advanced speakers and internships. Courses will be taught by local and international faculty. **Term Fall 1B and Spring 1B are included in the program fee. students opting for Fall 1A/Spring 1A Early-Start will have additional costs**


  • Housing is included
    • Apartment
    • Dorm
    • Homestay

Program Dates

  • Fall Semester: late September to mid December
  • Spring Semester: late January - early May

Application Steps

  1. Complete Module I of Global Engagement with Education Abroad Canvas course, including Education Abroad 101 and attending a Planning Meeting with your Education Advisor.
  2. Complete the SU-Sponsored/SU-Exchange Program Application in Module II of the Canvas course by February 1 for selected program.

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The following are scholarships that are associated with this particular program. Scholarship application dates can vary, please check accordingly.


  • Credit Range: 12-15
  • Credit System: U.S. Semester Credits
  • Credit Conversion Rate: 1 U.S. Semester Credit = 1.5 SU Quarter Credits
  • Quarter Range: 18-22.5
  • Credit Per Course: 3
  • Average Courseload: 5