SU Abroad in Florence
Sponsor: Syracuse University
Location: Florence, Italy
Description:Like many study abroad programs in Florence, SU Abroad’s program in Florence is large but has a number of components that provide students the opportunity to immerse themselves in Italian culture. The program is run like a top-quality small college, with many departments and particularly strong courses in Italian language, art history, and studio arts. Some students participate in the program’s “Option II,” which involves taking some Italian courses at the University of Florence, or “Option III” which allows advanced language students to enroll in regular courses at the University of Florence. Internship options are also available.
- Full Year
- NU students must enroll in a minimum of 15 semester credits per semester, even though SU Abroad only requires 12 credits.
- NU does not accept credit in transfer for courses worth 1-semester credit. If you enroll in a 1-semester credit course, it must be in addition to the required 15 semester credits.
- Students must ensure that courses are considered transferable by NU, i.e. that the subject matter is taught at the undergraduate level at NU. The "Mediterranean Food and Culture: A Florence Experience" course, for example, is not considered transferable because NU does not offer a department of Nutrition Science & Dietetics at the undergraduate level.
- Read Internships and Service Learning for specific information about earning credit for internships.
Languages: Italian, English
Language Requirements:Northwestern students must have completed 1 year or the equivalent of college-level Italian. This requirement does not apply to McCormick or Music students.
Housing:Home stays. Exception: Students in the studio art and pre-architecture tracks are housed in apartments together.
Program Costs:Estimated costs, Fall 2012
(See the program site for the most updated cost information.)