Studio Art Centers International (SACI)
SACIâ€™s mission is to provide unique, life-enhancing study abroad experiences and graduate degree programs in the center of Florence for students of both traditional and contemporary studio arts and design by offering: direct access to centuries of Florentine and Italian culture; a wide range of art and design studio and complementary academic courses of outstanding quality; the opportunity to be part of an institution engaged in leading areas of research and exploration; and the opportunity to interact with the Florentine community through a variety of social and humanitarian programs.
Founded in 1975, SACI is a US non-profit university program for undergraduate and graduate students seeking NASAD accredited studio art, design, conservation, and liberal arts instruction. Classes meet in two Renaissance palazzi in the historic city center and include many field trips in and around Florence.
- Academic Year Abroad and Academic Semester Abroad
- MFA in Studio Art Degree
- MFA in Photography Degree
- Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program in Art History, Conservation, or Studio Art
- Summer Studies
SACI offers a wide range of studio art, art history, conservation, photography, media, design, crafts, literature and Italian culture courses, all taught in English, as well as Italian language courses at all levels.