PALAZZI Summer 2012

 

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summer 2012 st u dy abroad in f lo re n ce italy 2012 summer academic sessions and programs offered at palazzi florence association for international education apicius international school of hospitality fast fashion and accessories studies and technology diva digital imaging and visual arts ideas school of interior design environmental architecture and sustainability squola center for contemporary italian studies fua florence university of the arts www.palazziflorence.com

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academic summer at palazzi 2012 study abroad in florence italy · flexibility short terms offer three or four week sessions for academic credit for students who can commit shorter periods of time to studying abroad longer terms may last for 6 weeks or a full 12 week summer semester for students who can commit more time to an experience abroad · stimulating curriculum each summer session at palazzi opens up a rich academic offering in diverse areas of study ­ art history fine arts fashion liberal arts sustainable studies wine and culinary studies digital media and visual arts to name a few · discovering destinations 1 week sessions offered for credit or non-credit are held in unique areas such as tuscany and sicily for a deeper insight of these areas and their cultures through challenging academic field research trips · services full access to services created for student life and development as well as extracurricular activities tailored to integrating students to italian culture · service learning volunteer community service and internship opportunities palazzi summer benefits for study abroad students about florence italy during summer study abroad at palazzi students will partake in one of europe s most breathtaking cities renown for the renaissance movement just two hours by train from rome and 3 hours from milan florence is located in the heart of the tuscan region that is home also to the italian gems of siena livorno lucca and pisa an hour train ride provides access to the tuscan coastline off of the mediterranean sea palazzi facilities are all located in the historic city center which can be entirely explored on foot and is pulsing with museums the headquarters of famous italian brands many of which are florentine fine dining and the myriad of other stimulating cultural activities that the city has to offer getting involved services and opportunities for students · student life and development a palazzi department offering services to students such as housing counseling on-campus workout room and the following extracurricular activities sports connecting cultures italian family club snapshot photography club music cinema blending student-produced magazine and newsletter and city walks · service learning department volunteer community service and internship opportunities in a vast array of fields · eft education field trips day or weekend educational trips in destinations all over italy and europe · ganzo cultural association the palazzi student-run gallery and restaurant open to the public and offering events throughout the year meal plans are available for an inexpensive fresh and gourmet meals a culinary library and free wifi are available all day long to students regular summer sessions please note:studentswhowishtoearnmoreuscreditsthanlistedpersessionmustreceiveapprovalfromtheirhomeinstitution florence summer session dates and offered areas of study may be consulted on the last page of this brochure one week sessions cultural introduction to italy · credit load 1 credit or non credit option · classes are held sunday through saturday · may be added at the beginning of six week sessions or the twelve week summer semester these sessions are comprised of field study and travel research in tuscany students travel and research learning on location in destinations unique for their local cultures economies histories and societies lectures visits to historic and contemporary sites tastes of local gastronomy expanded cultural horizons and contact with local culture will directly strengthen and challenge perspectives of italy three week sessions · credit load up to 6 credits approval from home institutions required to earn more than 3 credits per session · classes are held monday through friday students select courses from the regular florence schedule of courses offered during three week sessions four week sessions · credit load up to 7 credits · classes are held monday through friday students select courses from the regular florence schedule of four week session courses in addition to a week of field study and travel research six week sessions · credit load up to 10 credits · classes are held tues-wed-thurs students select from the regular florence schedule of six week courses tues-wed-thurs three week courses mon-fri or combine classes from the two a one week cultural introduction to italy 1 credit session may be added only at the beginning of the six week session twelve week summer semester · credit load up to 15 credits · classes are held tues-wed-thurs on a six week basis students select from the regular florence schedule of six week courses tues-wed-thurs three week courses mon-fri or combine classes from the two one week cultural introduction to italy 1 credit may be added only at the beginning of the summer semester thirteen week program www.palazziflorence.com

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the summer program in the italian riviera proposes courses in regular sessions at the suggestive location of the northern tuscan coast it supports sustainable learning cultural studies and community immersions the northern tuscan coast provides a breathtaking campus location where the communities and cultural lifestyle provide the sources of daily learning this program is recognized and supported by the city of forte dei marmi one week sessions offered in sessions d and e · credit load 1 credit or non credit option · classes are held sunday through saturday these sessions are comprised of field study and travel research in tuscany students travel and research learning on location in destinations unique for their local cultures economies histories and societies lectures visits to historic and contemporary sites tastes of local gastronomy expanded cultural horizons and contact with local culture will directly strengthen and challenge perspectives of italy three week sessions offered in sessions ii and iii · credit load up to 6 credits approval from home institutions required to earn more than 3 credits per session · classes are held monday through friday students select three week courses from the regular riviera schedule four week sessions offered in sessions vi and vii · credit load up to 7 credits · classes are held monday through friday this four week program begins with a week of field study and travel research in tuscany students travel and research learning on location in destinations unique for their local cultures economies histories and societies the following three weeks are held at the italian riviera location where students may choose from the regular riviera schedule of three week courses riviera three week courses focus on sustainable studies and include the subject areas of sustainable life strategies sustainable community a way of life cultural tourism greenmapping family run businesses sustainable tourism the mediterranean diet a guide to healthy living sustainability in the italian food industry tuscany and its wines eno-gastronomic tourism in italy tracing territories and cultures the italian soccer experience travel writing marble arts from michelangelo s scalpel to contemporary practices opera puccini as well as the three week internship option changing communities through sustainable internships pleasenote:programdatesareforarrivalandcheckout.separatebrochureswithmoredetailedinformationavailableforallfollowing programs new florence open city three week sessions offered may 13 june 2 june 3 june 23 june 24 july 14 july 15 aug 4 · credit load up to 15 credits · classes are held monday through friday this program integrates students within the unique culture of local artisanal arts and craftsmanship in florence each three week session offers an academic hands-on experience 3 credits alongside florence s artisans in their botteghe and laboratories combined with italian languge study 3 credits the goal is to breathe a fresh contemporary air into the vibrant sphere of traditional crafts and trades in town the three week 6 credit program may be repeated in all session dates maximum credit load is 15 summer semester credits please note students wishing to obtain more than 15 credits must seek approval from their home institutions three week course on ancient civilizations offered june 24 july 14 · credit load 6 credits · classes are held monday through friday some academic activities may be held over the weekend the program traces the development of greek etruscan and roman civilizations with the objective of exploring how their distinct cultures have shaped and continue to affect italy today combines lectures visits and onsite research in the locations of rome sicily and tuscany please note four week session option available with one week cultural introduction to italy at the beginning of the program four week photography course on the light of florence and tuscany offered may 27 june 23 · credit load 6 credits · classes are held monday through friday some photography shot on-site in tuscany may be scheduled on weekends this program is designed to explore the unique light and its effect on the architecture and landscapes of tuscany combines one week of on-site shooting in tuscany and three weeks of photography coursework in florence four week cultural introduction to italy offered may 6 june 2 may 27 june 23 june 17 july 14 july 8 aug 4 · credit load 3 credits please note any 3 credit courses from the general summer schedule may be combined to this program · classes are held sunday through saturday during the week of travel research and three times a week during coursework in florence this four week program begins with a week of field study and travel research in tuscany students travel and research learning on location in destinations unique for their local cultures economies histories and societies the following three weeks are held either in florence at palazzi facilities or at the italian riviera location and continue the cultural learning with an emphasis on how italian culture is expressed in the tuscany the entire program is characterized by lectures visits to historic and contemporary sites tastes of local gastronomy expanded cultural horizons and contact with local culture will directly strengthen and challenge perspectives of italy five week publishing program sirens of the eastern sicilian coast offered june 10 july 14 · credit load 12 credits · classes are held monday through friday some academic activities are held over the weekend during the first two weeks this program conducted in five weeks is a brief intense foray into the world of travel books and publishing students research on location in special destinations such as the eastern sicilian coast and subsequently complete during classes at the florence campuses a professional book produced by palazzi university press ingorda for florence campus publishing nine week graduate apprenticeship in hospitality offered may 13 july 14 and june 3 aug 4 · credit load 12 credits · classes are held monday through friday apprenticeship hours are also held over the weekend this graduate level apprenticeship program prepares students for supervisory and management positions in hospitality students choose from four different concentrations all take place at ganzo non-profit cultural assocation and restaurant-art gallery operated by palazzi students open to culinary or hospitality graduates new italian riviera summer session dates may be consulted on the last page of this brochure special sessions highlight programs www.palazziflorence.com

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three week sessions ­ classes are held mon through fri summer i sun may 13 arrival after 4:00pm mon may 14 orientation/final registration tue may 15 classes start fri june 1 classes end sat june 2 housing check out by 10am summer ii sun june 3 arrival after 4:00pm mon june 4 orientation/final registration tue june 5 classes start fri june 22 classes end sat june 23 housing check out by 10am summer iii sun june 24 arrival after 4:00pm mon june 25 orientation/final registration tue june 26 classes start fri july 13 classes end sat july 14 housing check out by 10am summer iv sun july 15 arrival after 4:00pm mon july 16 orientation/final registration tue july 17 classes start fri august 3 classes end sat august 4 housing check out by 10am four week sessions classes are held mon through fri summer v sun may 6 arrival rome mon may 7 orientation mon may 7 through sun may 13 cultural introduction to italy sun may 13 arrival in florence after 4:00pm mon may 14 orientation/final registration tue may 15 classes start in florence fri june 1 classes end sat june 2 housing check out by 10am summer vi sun may 27 arrival rome mon may 28 orientation mon may 28 through sun june 3 cultural introduction to italy sun june 3 arrival in florence after 4:00pm mon june 4 orientation/final registration tue june 5 classes start in florence fri june 22 classes end sat june 23 housing check out by 10am summer vii sun june 17 arrival rome mon june 18 orientation mon june 18 through sun june 24 cultural introduction to italy sun june 24 arrival in florence after 4:00pm mon june 25 orientation/final registration tue june 26 classes start in florence fri july 13 classes end sat july 14 housing check out by 10am summer 2012 dates and sessions summer viii sun july 8 arrival rome mon july 9 orientation mon july 9 through sun july 15 cultural introduction to italy sun july 15 arrival in florence after 4:00pm mon july 16 orientation/final registration tue july 17 classes start in florence fri august 3 classes end sat august 4 housing check out by 10am six week sessions classes are held tue,wed thu please note students can also select classes from 3-week schedule monday through friday summer a sun may 13 arrival/final registration mon may 14 orientation mon through fri classes start tue may 15 tues,wed thu classes start thu june 21 tues,wed thu classes end sat june 23 housing check out by 10am summer b sun june 24 arrival after 4:00pmorientation/final registration mon june 25 orientation mon through fri classes start tue june 26 tue,wed thu classes start thu august 2 tues,wed thu classes end sat august 4 housing check out by 10am twelve week summer semester classes are held tue,wed thu on a 6 week basis please note students can also select classes from 3-week schedule mon through fri sun may 13 arrival/final registration mon may 14 orientation mon through fri classes start tue may 15 tues wed thu classes start thu august 2 tues,wed thu classes end fri august 3 mon through fri classes end sat august 4 housing check out by 10am one week sessions in tuscany classes are held sun through sat summer c sun may 6 arrival rome mon may 7 orientation mon may 7 through sun may 13 cultural introduction to italy sun may 13 classes end summer d sun may 27 arrival rome mon may 28 orientation mon may 28 through sun june 3 cultural introduction to italy sun june 3 classes end summer e sun june 17 arrival rome mon june 18 orientation mon june 18 through sun june 24 cultural introduction to italy sun june 24 classes end summer f sun july 8 arrival rome mon july 9 orientation mon july 9 through sun july 15 cultural introduction to italy sun july 15 classes end areas of study offered at palazzi school of business at apicius accounting and finance arts entertainment and media decision sciences economics entrepreneurship resources management marketing school of journalism communication and publishing at fua/apicius publishing creative advertising food communications and publishing mass communication journalism school of digital imaging and visual arts at diva digital media photography video production visual communication school of fashion and accessory studies and technology at fast accessory design and technology fashion design and technology fashion communication and publishing jewelry design school of fine arts at fua art education ceramics classic photography creative arts mixed media painting and drawing printmaking sculpture school of food and wine studies at apicius baking and pastry culinary arts dietetics and nutrition food and culture food family and consumer sciences wine and culture wine expertise school of global studies at fua anthropology multicultural diversity and gender studies sustainable development urban studies school of hospitality at apicius hospitality and tourism management restaurant food and beverage management hotel and lodging management school of interior design enviroment architecture sustainability at ideas architectural studies sustainable architecture and design interiors and design product design restoration and history in architecture school of italian studies and linguistics at squola italian language italian literature italian studies school of liberal arts at fua art history and architecture cinema and theatre studies classical studies comparative literature creative writing criminology geography history music studies dramatic and performing arts dance dramatic arts music political science and international relations psychology religious studies philosophy school of life studies and human services at fua environmental studies sociology school of professional studies at apicius diva fast fua squola portfolio development community services internships volunteer projects special projects postgraduate offerings school of sciences and mathematics at fua biology chemistry mathematics physics school of sports and health sciences at apicius physical education and physical therapy sports sciences school of graduate studies at apicius corso tintori 21-50122 florence italy ph +39 055 0332727 fax 39 055 033 2728 info@palazziflorence.com www.palazziflorence.com brochure created april 2011

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