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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.
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.
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All locations for our programs require that students have a passport. To obtain a passport for the first time, you need to go in person to one of 7,000 passport acceptance facilities located throughout the United States with two photographs of yourself, proof of U.S. citizenship, and a valid form of photo identification such as a driver's license.
While each country has its own specific requirements, issuance of a student visa generally requires verification of enrollment in a foreign institution of learning, a financial statement guaranteeing the student will have access to adequate funds during their stay, and other forms or documents required by the consulate.
In accordance with Italian law all students studying in Italy for MORE than 90 days are required to obtain a student visa. It is no longer necessary for US students studying for LESS than 90 days to obtain a visa. Our office will guide students through this process and direct them to the appropriate consular office. However, it is the responsibility of each individual student to obtain necessary visas.
Obtaining a student visa may be a timely process therefore the application should be started as early as possible. Upon acceptance into the programs, each student should immediately print the Student Visa Application Guidelines and the Consulate Visa Application. Study Abroad Europe cannot intervene for students who do not acquire appropriate passports or visas
Non US Citizens and students not residing in the US should contact their nearest Italian Consulate and follow their directions for obtaining a student visa. Students may request the necessary documents from our office.
For visa information relating to your specific study abroad location, please refer to the required readings in your Study Abroad Europe account (you must have started an application)
Getting the proper documents for travelling abroad is essential. Below are links from the US State Department website: