NECA - New Etruria College Associationhttp://www.necaflorence.com
via Scipione Ammirato 98 Florence, 50136 Italy
Fall, Spring, Summer, Academic Year, Throughout the year
Fall (Sep-Dec), Spring (Jan-May), Summer (June)
Unique and affordable opportunity to earn up to 18 credits for semesters and 6 (or 3) for Summer programs. Upper division courses. Experience Florence and immerse yourself in Italian culture. High academic standards and individual attention. Students choose up to 6 interdisciplinary courses per semester and 2 (or 1) for Summer programs from the following fields of study:
* Liberal Studies/Humanities
* Art History/Architecture/Studio Arts
* History/Political Science/Sociology
* Italian Language/Italian Studies.
NECA works with an academic priority and is able to offer small group courses and individual attention. Students will be completely immersed in Florentine and Italian lifestyle. At NECA students earn U.S. credits.
Fields of Study: Architecture, Art History, Business, Composition, Design, Drawing, Economics, Film, Fine Arts, History, Humanities, Interdisciplinary Studies, International Studies, Italian Language, Italian Studies, Liberal Studies, Literature, Painting, Performing Arts, Photography, Political Science, Sculpture, Sociology, Studio Art, Sustainable Development and Women's Studies.
Eligibility: To be eligible participants must have completed two semesters of college or the equivalent and be at least 18 years of age. For Special Enrollments (students at their freshmen year, recent high school graduates, or non-traditional students) NECA should first contact them and talk to them to understand if they are suitable to study abroad. Selection is based on academic achievement as well as seriousness of purpose and individual stability and maturity. The GPA (Grade Point Average) is important and it is requested on the on-line application form, but it is not the only issue taken into consideration. NECA also considers other factors to understand if a student meets certain requirements, both academic and non, to study abroad.
Scholarships: The NECA Scholarship Program has been developed to assist students (enrolled in 2-year or 4-year institutions) and Adults with academic merit and/or that do not have enough resources. No full scholarships are awarded.
To apply for a scholarship applicants should send NECA their on-line application from the NECA website and a 200-word essay/email stating why they want to study in Italy.
Examples of scholarships available: Scholarship for NSCS members. NSCS is an honors organization in Washington, DC.
Bachelors Degree (Undergraduate)
Inquire for more information and you will be emailed the updated brochure file
* NECA application fee
* NECA enrollment fees
* Transfer credits
* Pre-departure academic advising
* Pre-departure travel counseling
* On-site orientation program
* Student assistance for visa application (before you leave your country) and for the permit of stay (at your arrival in Florence)
* Student assistance in Florence.
American, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, South African, Worldwide and Asian Participants.
Independently or in Groups
Independently or in Groups of five to ten students
NECA was founded to provide university students a quality study abroad program in Florence, Italy, that meets U.S. university academic standards, and is committed to providing students high academic standards and individual attention in a friendly atmosphere that enables students to study and experience Italian culture firsthand.