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  • Locations: Florence, Italy
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CEA Study Abroad 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2025 10/15/2024 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2025 03/15/2025 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Areas of Study: Architecture, Art, Art History, Arts, Culture, European Studies, Italian, Studio Art Click here for a definition of this term Minimum Undergraduate GPA: 2.5
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English, Italian Click here for a definition of this term Housing Options: Apartment-Shared, Home Stay
Program Type: Study Abroad
Program Description:

Study Abroad in Florence

Designed for both art and non-art majors, this program challenges you to transform your Italian experience into art. Choose from printmaking, fashion design, painting, drawing, and more; close instruction by practicing artists encourage your contemporary work in response to Florentine traditions. Italy’s history, culture, and art are typical themes of complementary elective courses. Studio art courses are taught at our partner institution, Santa Reparata International School of Art (SRISA). Semester students attend courses both SRISA and the CEA CAPA Florence Center; over the summer you will take courses only at SRISA. At the end of your program, you will exhibit your work at SRISA’s highly visible art gallery. 

 Semester/Term Eligibility Requirements Rec. Semester Credits
 Semester  2.5 Min GPA; High School Graduate; All levels of Italian  12-16
 Year  2.5 Min GPA; High School Graduate; All levels of Italian  26-32
 Summer  2.5 Min GPA; High School Graduate; All levels of Italian  3-6


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Where You'll Study

Students take classes the CEA CAPA Florence Center and our partner institution, Santa Reparata International School of Art (SRISA). The CEA CAPA Florence Center offers a variety of courses that allow you to explore all that Florence has to offer, with your professors as guides. Classes are small, taught in English, and take full advantage of the city just beyond our doors. Experiential learning opportunities outside the classroom are plentiful and bring lessons to life, exposing you to new perspectives and starting you on your journey toward global citizenship. SRISA is one of Florence’s leading schools in studio art and design for English-speakers. Professors of art practice in their field, and will instruct you with up-to-date methods, techniques, and ideas. Semester students receive a transcript from Maryville University for SRISA courses and CEA CAPA’s School of Record, upon completion of their program; summer students receive a transcript from Maryville University. 

What's Included

  • Pre-Departure Advising
  • Housing
  • 24/7 Onsite Emergency Assistance
  • Excursions & Cultural Activities
  • and more

Excursions

  • Rome
  • Cinque Terre
  • Siena
  • and more.

Funding Options

CEA CAPA has several ways to help you fund your program, including scholarships, grants, and flight credits. Find out more about what we have to offer.

Learn more about funding