Soak up the magic of Florence, one of the world's most artistic and creative places. Spend time among history and modern day life while earning academic credit and embracing all that Florence has to offer. As befits a location that sits amid such artistic magnificence, the Accademia offers internationally acclaimed programs in design and studio art, as well as a wide range of courses in Italian language, history, and culture. Count on your courses taking advantage of the rich cultural and historical treasures of Florence as well as integrating class time with visits to museums, galleries, and design studios. The Italian Language and Culture in Florence Program offers courses in design, studio art, and Italian language, with an option to take one course or two courses. Prior study of Italian language is not required
If you have an urge to study abroad in one of the world’s most famous and historic cities, then Rome is the place to go. Arcadia in Rome combines academic learning inside the classroom with experiential learning on the streets and with the people of this daunting yet friendly cosmopolitan capital. Experience the beauty and wonder of the Eternal City at the Arcadia Rome Center. Together with our academic partner, the Universita degli Studi Roma Tre, you will have a wealth of course options and support available to you. Two mandatory courses on Italian language and culture are offered in addition to your choice of two to three electives.