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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Partner Academic Level: 2. Sophomore, 3. Junior
Language of Instruction: English, Italian Click here for a definition of this term Language Prerequisite: 000 - No language prerequisite
Housing Options: Shared Apartment Click here for a definition of this term On-Site Language Course Required: No
Click here for a definition of this term Credits: 6 Program Advisor: Robert Dowden
Areas of Study: Art Studio, European Studies Minimum GPA: 2.5
Program Description:
Fashion Show

Intensive Design in Florence

Arcadia's Approach

Arcadia opens the doors to new experiences, different academic learning, people, cultures and perspectives so you can build your own lifelong learning and memories:

  • Enjoy academic success – earn credit abroad
  • Explore a new world – excursions, activities, events, and so much more!
  • Get to know yourself – gain a new view of the world and your place in it.
  • Rely on us for support – 9 centers in 12 countries worldwide
  • Boost your resume – employers AND graduate schools.

Academics & Curriculum

Students enroll in either Intensive Fashion Design or Design in Italy for a total of six credits. All courses are taught in English, and prior knowledge of Italian is not required.

Accommodation & Meals

Students live in furnished apartments in the heart of Florence. The properties typically house between two and six students in shared bedrooms. A furnished kitchen is available, allowing you to do your shopping at nearby markets and prepare your own. You can also purchase meals at any of the nearby local eateries. Properties are with a 10-20 minute walk of the Accademia Italiana. Bedding and towels are provided. For more information, visit the Arcadia accommodation website.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2021 03/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.