Renaissance palaces and the Ponte Vecchio aside, you'll find that Florence rivals most world-class cities in the matters of food, cultural events, fashion, and sheer academic opportunity. The city is nothing less than a joyous living museum where architectural and artistics masterpieces greet you at nearly every turn.
The SU Beijing program is located at top-ranked Tsinghua University, and offers students at all language levels (including those with no prior Chinese language knowledge) an opportunity to study the complexity of contemporary China. The program offers coursework options across disciplines - including history, political science and international relations, public communications, and economics.
Attend the world’s most famous classic film festival, Cinema Ritrovato, while immersing yourself in all aspects of film. Based on a total filmmaker/film studies approach, this intensive program combines the study of film history, visual strategy, preproduction planning, and production. The Italian Cinema class will give you a broad perspective on Italian Neorealism and its legacy—from filmmakers such as Rossellini and Fellini to contemporary filmmakers. Film projects are done in groups of two or three, with a focus on filmmaking. The goals are to engage in creative and ongoing dialogue with your new surroundings and to reduce the gap between reality and perception through use of the film medium.