Art, psychology, and philosophy have been rounded up in one new course through Florence University of the Arts - The American University of Florence: Art, Space, and the City: Mixed-Media Walks. Students walk and engage in a variety of artistic projects, exercises, and experiments to open up their minds to the world and art around them, connecting them with the urban space.
Gap Year in Florence
FUA-AUF Gap Year Programs go beyond the concept of “spending a year abroad” by offering options that are both focused and flexible for diverse participants.
With the aim of different needs and interests in mind, the following programs are an opportunity to enhance and internationalize college pathways, careers, and volunteer experiences in the stimulating environment of Florence, Italy.
- Break Year for high school students transitioning from graduation to college, with fully transferrable credits.
- Gap Year for college students wishing to design a yearlong curriculum abroad. Career Break Year for individuals seeking to explore new fields or deepening their
- Service Year for participants of any background who want to be involved in volunteer service and community-oriented experiences.
The FUA-AUF campus and Florentine community are a dynamic extended network of learning and experience-building spaces. The unique educational model ensures that all Gap Year participants, while participating in the above tailored options, are fully involved in program activities leading to cultural integration, community engagement, and experiential learning.
Art, Space, and the City: A New Course on How to Experience Florence through Contemporary Art and City Structure
FUA-AUF launches a new internship program at Careggi University Hospital
This month, Florence University of the Arts – The American University of Florence launches a new internship program for international nursing students, offering the opportunity to take clinical placements at Careggi University Hospital.
The Future of Fashion | Students in Florence Define Tomorrow’s Trends
Much like Milan, New York City, and Paris, Florence is commonly considered one of the world's fashion capitals. However, different from these other cities, Florence is better known as a fashion capital by those who work directly in the industry than by the general public.