How about a summer giving expression to your fashion design and artistic talents in one of the world’s treasured locations for art? Or maybe you want to spend your summer learning about Italian life and culture? No matter what you choose to do, this summer program with the world-renowned Accademia Italiana offers you a remarkable opportunity to study a variety of design courses taught by experts in the field, such as fashion, interior design, graphic design and other subjects as well as Italian language from beginner to advanced.
Florence is a hub for artistic and commercial design, as well as home to multiple sites of cultural significance in Italy. Works of art and architecture are everywhere, reflecting the stunning talent of legendary masters and a thriving artistic community. Enjoy the magic and splendor that only Florence can bring with its wealth of masterpieces in art, architecture and landscapes.
You’ll study alongside both Italian and international students, all eager to explore this artistic learning experience. You’ll also enjoy a choice of excursions to help you get to know the Tuscany region better.
You’ll choose from two academic pathway options based at Accademia Italiana (formerly separate programs):
You'll also participate in the Arcadia Italy Weekend: A tailored weekend trip for all Arcadia students coming to Italy to enhance a sense of belonging to the Arcadia community. Students will explore hidden areas of Italy (among the Abruzzo, Marche or Romagna's countryside) that are off the beaten tracks and authentic.
The weekend will provide walking tours, cultural activities and food experiences to immerse students in the Italian culture. It will also be an opportunity to create connections among students in different areas of Italy and encourage exchange visits in reciprocal cities.
|Term/Period||Departure Date||Return||Credits||Base Program Fee||Application Deadline|
|Summer 2023||6/6/2023||7/21/2023||3-6||$6,850||3/31/2023||More Info|
Program fees listed are base fees only. Please select MORE INFO for an estimate of additional expenses and any additional fees that may be incurred based on enrollment selections or housing placements. Dates and fees for future terms will be posted as they become available. Please see Program Calendar for detailed dates.
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As a participant on an Arcadia program, you are guaranteed housing. Our priority is to provide a safe, clean, cost-effective and convenient place for you to live, while offering you every opportunity to explore the local culture and community.Housing
Student health, safety and security in Italy are our top priorities. Our experienced and well-connected staff are prepared to deal with any emergencies that may arise...Health & Safety