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Study abroad helps students compete globally
"Employers and graduate schools don’t just want to see the degree", said Beverly Hawk, a professor in the international honors program and the director of the Crossroads Community Center, which assists international students and provides intercultural education. “They know when you graduate you have overcome many obstacles."
Fall Semester 2013
This specially structured program takes place for 3 weeks of learning in Florence and 1 week of events in New York City. The program focus is event production from the perspectives of event management, communications & public relations, food & wine management, art direction. Final exams are held online in the 5th week. Alternately, NYC event week-only and final exam options are also offered, see below for details.
This Florence study abroad program is a journey of cultural integration within the city and the local economy through an academic program of study, offered by Florence University of the Arts. The program concept seeks to unveil the vivacity and vibrancy of Florence’s contemporary activities as opposed to the touristic view of the city as one giant museum.
Paros Island International Music Study Abroad Programs: Duration: # weeks. Application Deadline: 90 days before the beginning of the program Eligibility Requirements: The program is open to second, third and fourth year undergraduate students of Music with an interest in composition, improvisation, 20th century music and musicology Language: English
The Czech Summer School (Prague) is an intensive course focusing on language and communication. We strike a balance between spoken and written communication, as well as between reading and listening skills, without overlooking grammar.
Southern Spain - the land of olive groves and rolling hills of almond blossom, flamenco dancers and gypsy songs, and fiestas. This fascinating region offers an incredible medley of sights, sounds, tastes and scents.
Program Details The Summer Post Graduate Apprenticeship program prepares students for supervisory and management positions in the world's largest and fastest growing industry. The Florence experience is a unique opportunity that is open only to a limited number of students who already possess a professional and advanced educational training in the culinary field.
Paros Island International Music Study Abroad Programs: Duration: 4 Weeks. Application Deadline: 90 days before the beginning of the program Eligibility Requirements: The program is open to second, third and fourth year undergraduate students of Music with an interest in composition, improvisation, 20th century music and musicology Language: English
This 6 credit program is one of the study abroad programs offered by FUA designed to explore the unique light and its effect on the architecture and landscapes of Tuscany. Students and Program leaders travel together as a community of scholars - 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for one week of onsite shooting in Tuscany and then work closely on a daily basis in Florence for another session
Florence University of the Arts is offering a unique opportunity for high school students to participate in its cultural and academic offering. Students may select from an exciting range of courses offered for study abroad programs and participate in weeklong cultural explorations in locations such as Rome, Sicily, and Florence as well as supervised afternoon activities such as sports and discovering the city of Florence.
Study Abroad Europe scholarship offers awards that range from $250 to $1,000 per session. Fall, Spring, Academic Year and Summer students are eligible to apply.
All applicants must meet the following requirements to be eligible to apply for the scholarship:
1. Student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 (B average) or higher.
2. Student must have applied and been accepted to one of our program. Students may submit a scholarship application before they are officially accepted and should do so if applying close to the deadline.
3. Student must obtain one letter of recommendation for the scholarship from a professor or an assistant professor.
4. Write one-page personal essay stating your goals for studying abroad, financial aid status and need, and/or special circumstances about which you would like us to know.
All applicants will be notified of scholarship decisions 3-5 weeks after the scholarship application deadline. If full payment is due before scholarship awards are issued, payment should be sent according to the Study Abroad Europe Payment Policies and Schedule. The scholarship amount will be deducted from the student’s balance, or a refund will be issued if the student has paid in full.
Guidelines for selected scholarship recipients:
Any student who withdraws before or during their program will forfeit their scholarship award.
Scholarship application deadlines:
Fall/Year: June 10
Spring: November 15
Summer: April 1