Florence University of the Arts

ABOUT FUA

Palazzi CEMI and their activities support the academics of Florence University of the Arts. 

 

Florence University of the Arts (FUA) is accredited by the Region of Tuscany
(Accreditation Number FI 02219).

 

FUA is also reviewed yearly for European quality certification:

Certified by IMQ S.p.A. UNI ENI ISO 9001:2008 Cert. N. 9175.FLRU

 

Given the range of academic study, FUA is organized, since its inception along the lines of a
US-style higher education institution, with instruction in English language, US processes and structure
with a university comprised of multiple colleges or schools of study as typically implemented in the
United States.

 

Florence University of the Arts gathers 9 Schools:

  • 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 Contemporary Italian Studies
  • School Of Graduate Studies

 

Experiential Learning - CEMI

As an innovator in higher education, Florence University of the Arts is able to provide all enrolled
students a hands-on cultural integration, experiential learning and civic engagement experience
thanks to the Palazzi CEMI Community Engagement Member Institutions. The CEMI are grouped
under the Palazzi Foundation.

 

FUA Locations

The campus is represented by seven unique locations in Florence. FUA's related schools and the CEMI grouped under the Palazzi Foundation are located in important historic palaces throughout Florence’s
city center.

 

FUA Affiliations

Over 80 higher learning institutions are associated/affiliated with Florence University of the Arts,
granting in most cases direct acceptance of credits. The University of South Florida serves as
the School of Record for FUA.

 

FUA Programs of Study

FUA offers undergraduate, graduate, career, study abroad and customized programs: Undergraduate 4-year Programs provide a comprehensive general education foundation and a focused major course of study. Graduate programs prepare students for deep inquiry within a chosen field of mastery or for career advancement. Career programs emphasize technical or job-related skills and can be used as a preparation for a 4-year Program. Study abroad and enrichment programs.

 

The FUA website may be visited for complete details on FUA academics and programs of study.

 

 

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