Conducted in English
This course is
designed to take full advantage of the student's unique experiences of living and
studying in the city of Florence. With on-site inspiration channeled into
artistic creativity, students will draw on location at sites of historical
significance and visual interest, ranging from architectural masterpieces,
landscape vistas and medieval streets to formal gardens, street markets and
Renaissance fountains. Slide lectures will document the rich history of how Florence
and its environs have attracted and inspired visiting artists for centuries.
Students will develop individual sketchbooks with the aim of building up a professional portfolio with source
material for future projects. No prerequisites required for this course.
Travel during class time is strictly prohibited.
Location: Rome & Florence, Italy
NY departure and return dates: June 18 - July 15, 2016
Arrive in ROME morning of June 19
Credits: 4 credits
Faculty: Florence University of the Arts
Housing: Shared housing in apartments
Cost (includes all expenses below except
CUNY tuition (for in-state, matriculated
Queens College program fee: $400
fee (includes Tuition Differential, Housing, Student and Lab Fees): $1955
Not included in the
Airfare: $1000 - $1300 (estimate)
for meals and personal expenses of $25 to $30 per day.
Application Deadline: March 28, 2016
Programs are open
to all undergraduate students from all CUNY campuses (unless restricted by
level of study, language fluency, or other program criteria). Travel on Fridays
and some Saturdays for some programs.
Education Abroad Office
King Hall, Room 203
Queens College, CUNY
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Flushing, New York 11367-1597
Email: Education Abroad
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