SAI semester students at FUA begin the semester with a 3 week intensive course in Italian language, culture or any other offered course followed by their regular semester courses. Students select multiple elective courses from the wide range of offerings for a total of 12 - 15 credits. In addition to typical liberal arts courses, FUA includes such courses as Travel Writing, Pairing Food and Wine, Fashion Design, and Science of Happiness. Semester students have opportunities to pair academic coursework with internships, the SAI Global Leadership Certificate, and unique experiential learning courses for hands-on experience.
Application: now open
Closes: July 1, 2020
Apps accepted on a rolling basis, and after closing as space permits
Complete online application
Personal statement (300-500 words)
Passport scan (photo & signature page)
USF student conduct form
Italian privacy consent form
September 1, 2020 – December 17, 2020
dates may differ as a result of add-ons
Academic Year: High school graduate or above
* contact SAI if you don’t meet requirements
Cumulative GPA:* 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale)
English Language:* Non-native English language speakers must submit TOEFL: 500+ (paper-based), IELTS: 5+, OOPT: 50+, or equivalent.