This program is open to Art History majors ONLY with a 3.0 minimum GPA in ARTH courses.
Highly qualified Art History minors may be considered based on the following criteria: 1) minimum 3.0 GPA in art history courses; 2) completion of at least two courses in art history, one of which must be ARTH 101 or 102 3) approval of the art history minor advisor.
Studio Art majors should apply to the SACI program; Studio Art minors may be considered for the SACI program (see program for more information).
Welcome to Syracuse University Abroad in Florence
Come rediscover the Renaissance and the rebirth of antiquity in the city whose streets and piazzas overflow with art and life. Florence is your classroom as the top researchers and scholars in their fields help you to uncover the connections between history, politics, and creative genius.
What You Need to Know
Course offerings at SU Florence are extensive. Our academic programs include: Architecture, Art History/Fine Arts, Italian Language, and Studio Arts. A new Management/Arts Management component is also being offered. Both Architecture and Fine Arts also offer graduate programs.
Expect to be deeply engaged with your studies and host culture. Field study and site visits within Florence and throughout Italy are integral to the academic program, and your home-stay will round out both your personal and educational experience. There are options for all language levels, and intermediate and advanced Italian language students may take courses at the University of Florence. Consider supplementing your academic program with one of over 30 internships.
The SU Florence Center's campus is located on historic Piazza Savonarola and contains classrooms and lounges, a renowned library (the largest English-language collection in the city), a garden, a caffe bar, and computer cluster with Internet capability. Syracuse art and architecture studios are located nearby at Piazzale Donatello.
Experience more than you ever imagined! The SU Florence program is known as a pioneer in creative community engagement. You'll have opportunities not only to take from the cultural wealth of the city and its people, but to contribute of yourself and your culture too. SU Abroad in Florence arranges one-of-a-kind partnerships with artisans, schools, theaters and more to provide unique learning experiences. You can check out the latest in a series of innovative collaborations at the SU Florence website.