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Students who are interested in study abroad are invited to come to the Farmingdale Office of International Education and Programs, Laffin Hall, Room 320. Email for inquiries or to schedule an appointment.

Students may also participate in another SUNY schools' Study Abroad Program.  Information can be found at

*New and updated program information will be added regularly.

Florence University of the Arts Faculty-led programs, Summer 2015

Option A: 1 FSC Faculty-led course + 1 FUA free elective course….. =$3,981*

            Sports Culture in Italy course with Professor Sab Singh, add $15.

Option B: 2 FUA free elective courses……………………………………..=$3,760*

Please note, the refundable housing deposit of $300 is in addition to the costs listed above.

Optional Cultural Introduction to Italy (one-week field learning prior to session, 1 credit) = $1,100


*Included in Program and Tuition Costs:

  • Accommodations in a shared apartment in the city-center
  • FSC and FUA course tuitions, 6 credits in total
  • Orientation sessions at both FSC and FUA
  • Initial international cell phone rental and rental fee (all outgoing calls and texts are an additional cost to you)
  • HTH Worldwide Insurance, international coverage
  • Museum pass which grants you access to all of the most prestigious museums, cultural sites and gardens in Florence.
  • Wifi in all school facilities
  • 15 meal plan units to be used at GANZO or Fedora (restaurants run by students of the hospitality college Apicius). Some meals may requires more units than others. Additions units may be purchases.
  • Library access to FUA course textbooks and computer lab access.
  • Airport pick-up upon arrival (in Florence only for group flight only of 5+)
  • Use of the school gym
  • Student Services Fee (Extracurricular activities) and Lab fees


NOT Included in Program and Tuition Costs:

  • Airfare: Approximately $1,000.00
  • Books and Supplies: Approx $200.00
  • Food and Leisure: Approx $250.00 per week
  • Cell phone: calls and texts both in Italy and Internationally (initial rental cost is the only cost included above)
  • ** Housing Deposit: $300.00 (refunded upon return from program pending there are NO damages)
  • Single Occupancy Supplement: $250

FLORENCE SUMMER 2015 Farmingdale State College Faculty-Led Courses

Summer Session

FSC Course


FSC Professor


Session I: 5/17-6/6

Introduction to Renaissance Art

ART 242

Professor Thomas Germano

Visual Communications

Session I: 5/17-6/6

Sports Culture in Italy

SMT 335

Professor Sarbjit Singh

Sport Management

Session III: 6/28-7/18

World Civilizations II

HIS 118

Dr. Stephen Patnode


Session IV: 7/18-8/8

Introduction to Pastels

VIS 106

Professor Allison Puff

Visual Communications

Session IV: 7/18-8/8

Cognitions, Culture and Society

PSY 255

Dr. Michaela Porubanova





FLORENCE SUMMER 2015 Dates and Deadlines

Session #

Arrival Date

Departure Date

Application Due

Deposit Due

Summer Session I

Sunday, May 17th

Saturday, June 6th

Monday, March 16th

Monday, March 23rd

Summer Session III

Sunday, June 28th

Saturday, July 18th

Monday, April 20th

Monday, April 27th

Summer Session IV

Sunday, July 18th

Saturday, August 8th

Monday, May 11th

Monday, May 18th