Upcoming Programs




Florence, Italy Summer 2021

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Description of the Program

Purdue students have the opportunity to participate in a summer academic program featuring 4 weeks of study in Italy with Florence University of the Arts. The program theme features topics related to the Italian practices of farm to table and sustainability for hospitality students as well as students from other majors. The academic course is held at the FUA campus in the historic center of Florence, Italy and taught by highly qualified international faculty. In addition to lectures, students will also experience a gastronomy-based field learning activity in Tuscany, visits and food tours in the city of Florence, as well as tastings and cooking labs.

Program Includes:

  • Housing in the heart of Renaissance Florence within close proximity to main squares, museums, and restaurants
  • Partial meal plan at FUA’s school restaurant & pastry shop serving seasonal gourmet cuisine to the local community
  • Welcome dinner upon arrival
  • Cell phones with free incoming calls
  • Free wifi access at all FUA facilities
  • Extracurricular activities and free use of school mini-gym
  • Earn up to 6 credit hours


  • The Purdue Study Abroad Office is making $1,000 scholarships available to all students
  • The John and Emma Tse Scholarship
  • Departmental Scholarship may also be available

For further information please contact Richard Ghiselli, ghiselli@purdue.edu




Study Aboard Trips for 2020 - 2021

The following are trips being planned for the next academic year. More information to follow in the year to come. 

  • Dubai

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