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  • Locations: Florence, Italy
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Partner Website: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: SAI Programs 
  • Restrictions: UK applicants only
  • Program Cost and Budget: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 06/15/2019 ** Rolling Admission 08/27/2019 12/12/2019
Academic Year 2019-2020 06/15/2019 ** Rolling Admission 08/27/2019 05/16/2020
NOTE: These dates indicate multiple sessions. Please visit SAI's website for exact dates.

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be notified of acceptance into this program and will then need to complete post-decision materials prior to departing for the program.
Program Description:

UK Partner: Florence University of the Arts (FUA) (SAI)

Florence, Italy


Please be sure to check exact program and application dates and deadlines on the partner website. 

Program Overview

Florence University of the Arts (FUA) presents a contemporary and thorough approach to a Liberal Arts education, along with an extensive curriculum in Studio Arts. With small classes taught by a highly qualified international faculty, every course aims to enhance the social, intercultural and professional experience of each student. Students have the opportunity to choose classes from any of the 8 schools/departments contained within Florence University of the Arts.

SAI oversees and coordinates all aspects of student enrollment, including application processing, course selection and credit, visa preparation, housing, student health insurance, transcripts, pre-departure, on-site orientation & advising, and cell phone service. bsae

FUA Academic Programs

  • Semester Programs (Fall and Spring)
  • Summer Sessions:
    • 3 weeks (3 - 6 credits)
    • 4 weeks (6 - 9 credits)
    • 6 weeks (6 - 9 credits) with:
      • Optional 1 week "Cultural Introduction to Italy"
      • AND/OR Optional Internship
  • 12 weeks (9 - 12 credits) + Optional Internship


This program is open to undergraduate students from all academic disciplines.


Academic Credit

Students will earn transfer credit from Florence University of the Arts. For all successfully completed courses, the credit hours, course title and course equivalency will be indicated on the UK transcript. Students must complete the coursework during this program according to the established guidelines by Florence University of the Arts. The grades earned will be important to progression in future academic endeavors, including graduate or professional school; however the grades earned will NOT be indicated on the UK transcript. For more information visit the Academic Credit website.

  • PRIOR to participating on this program, students must complete an Academic Approval Form (AAF). The AAF indicates how the course will be used, or course equivalency, once they are transferred back to UK. Instructions on how to complete the AAF are included in application materials.
  • Upon completion of the term abroad, the transcript should be sent to the UK Education Abroad office. Once received, Education Abroad staff will facilitate the transfer of credits to UK.
  • All students will be enrolled in EAP 599: Study Abroad (1 credit hour) at UK during their term abroad.

Housing & Meals

Housing is included by SAI.


Program Costs

Costs and cancellation policies vary by program. Please see the Program Cost and Budget information page. Be sure to consider the associated UK costs, program specifications, and related travel expenses.

Required Applications:
2 | UK Education Abroad & SAI
For the SAI application, click the "Partner Website" link at the top of this page.