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  • Locations: Florence, Italy; Rome, Italy
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 03/15/2018 03/16/2018 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Adviser: Gemignani, Christine
Program Director:
Ringholz, Allison, Thye, Ann, Wise, Chris
Housing Options: Apartment/Flat Cumulative GPA: 2.5
Language of Instruction: English Host Country Language: Italian
Online Course Catalog Available: Yes
Iowa State
ISU Course:
Program Description:
Study Abroad Center, 3224 Memorial Union, (515) 294-6792
A Summer in Italy: Accademia Italiana
for Design and Fashion/Apparel Merchandising students)
Semester programs are available in Florence and Rome. For more information on semester programs please see
Semester in Italy: Accademia Italiana.

Accademia Italiana is an international school of art and culture welcoming students from all over the world and from every region in Italy. It is among the most highly qualified European institutes in the field of design, art, and professional training at the university level. It provides students with unparalleled professional opportunities to advance in the fields of art and design.

The Accademia Italiana collaborates with some of the most important art and design universities in the world and with important companies internationally. This international flavor favors cultural exchange and the development of new ideas that have always characterized the activities of the Institute. Today, thousands of ex-students of the fashion school in Italy hold important roles within companies, and they have achieved huge successes in the professional and artistic fields world-wide.

Program locations:
Florence is Accademia Italiana's oldest and main location. The institution is in Florence's historic center.

Accademia Italiana's Rome location is just outside the historic center of Rome.


For a complete course list for both locations, see Accademia Italiana Summer Courses.
Accademia Italiana 2016-2017 Course List.pdf
AI 2016-2017 Liberal Arts & Studio Arts.pdf
AI 2016-2017 Interior And Product Design .pdf
AI 2016-2017 Fashion Design And Textile Design.pdf

ISU registration for the term is a full-time placeholder registration listed as INTED.
For ISU study abroad programs at partner institutions abroad, courses offered for credit are automatically transferred to ISU. Transfer courses are usually listed at ISU with a general ending such as 100, 200, 300, or 400. To determine how these transfer courses are applied to specific degree requirements in your major/minor, speak with your academic advisor. Should you need further assistance or approval from your college regarding any transfer credit issue, contact the college advisor listed here:
Transfer Credit Contacts

Program Fee

The ISU Program Fee for Summer 2016 is $3,800.
The ISU Program Fee includes tuition, fees, airport pick-up service, and ISU's CISI insurance. The ISU Program Fee does not include airfare, housing, food, and all other additional expenses.
The ISU Program Fee (billable subtotal) above is for Summer 2016.
The ISU Program Fee is charged to students' ISU bill. The ISU Program Fee is assessed in 2 fees indicated as "qualified" and "other." "Qualified" figures are automatically added to the 1098T tax form that appears on students AccessPlus accounts. "Other" includes all other fees.
Click the "budget sheets" tab above for more details.


Shared student apartments are available. Apartments typically house between 2 to 6 students. Single bedrooms are available. Apartments are furnished and include kitchens.

Summer 2017
Student arrival in Florence         June 7
End of program                           July 21

NOTE: For airport pick-up service, students need to arrive on start date between 12:00 PM and 3:00 PM