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Bachelor's and Master's Programs

Florence Courses

At the Florence campus, students may choose their courses across a variety of disciplines. Alternatively, students can focus their studies within a specific discipline by enrolling in an academic track, specialized program, or certificate program. Internships and Field Study Trips and Tours round out the academic options available at the Florence campus.

Course Lists

Summer 2024 Course List

Fall 2024 Course List

Spring 2024 Course List

See below for an example overview of IAU's full course catalog below if the course list for your planned term of study is not yet available. You may also look at the most recent term for examples of typical course offerings. 


Click below to access available syllabi. It is important to consult with your study abroad advisor to confirm course approvals at your home institution. If syllabi for your planned term of study are not yet available, you may reference and submit syllabi from the most recent term.

General Syllabi

Example Courses

The table below lists all currently available disciplines in Florence. It's important to note that the list below is only a sampling of the courses IAU offers and that not all courses you see will be offered in any given term. 

Note that some courses are cross-listed between one or more disciplines.

Discipline Courses
Art / Art History ♦ Drawing
 History of Art - Audiences of Art
 The Italian Art of Textile Design
 Travel Photography

Business ♦ Business Ethics
 Consumer Behavior
 Fashion Business and Product Strategy
 Finanicial Management
 Global Marketing
 Intercultural Management
 Intermediate Macroeconomics
 Intermediate Microeconomics
 International Finance
 Luxury Brand Management
 Marketing in Sports and Events
 Operations Management
 The Business of Social Media
 Wine Marketing and Analysis 

Communication Studies ♦ Communication and Gender
♦ Intercultural Communication
 Italian Cinema
♦ Media and Conflict
Dance ♦ Ballet III
 Ballet IV
 Ballet V
 Dance History I
 Dance History II
 Modern III
 Modern IV
 Modern V
History ♦ History of Contemporary Italy
 Modern Italy Since 1815
International Relations &
Political Science
 Italian Politics 
 Making the European Union
 Media and Conflict
 Modern Italy Since 1815
Language & Culture - Italian ♦ Beginning Italian I
 Beginning Italian II
 History of Contemporary Italy
 History of Fashion
 Italian Cinema
 Italian Conversation
 Italian Politics
 Intermediate Italian I
 Intermediate Italian II

 Making the European Union
 Modern Italian Literature
Literature  Modern Italian Literature
Music ♦ Diction for Singers I
 Diction for Singers II
 Music Theory III
 Music Theory IV
 Opera Workshop
 Operatic Repertory
 Vocal Technique
Philosophy ♦ Ethics Skills for the 21st Century
Psychology  Cross-Cultural Psychology
 Human Sexuality
 Positive Psychology and Happiness

Religious Studies  The Problem of God
Wine Studies  International Wine Trade 
 Wine and Food Pairing for the Sommelier
 Wine Marketing and Sensory Analysis