The New Etruria College Association (NECA) was founded to provide university students a quality study abroad program in Florence, Italy, that conformed with United States university academic standards. NECA is committed to providing students with individual attention in a friendly atmosphere that enables them to study and experience Italian culture first hand. NECA is an accredited study abroad program dedicated to a high level of instruction with an experienced international teaching staff that encourages students to make the most of their experience abroad. NECA aims to nourish each student's desire for learning and to give them the ability to see things from new and different perspectives. With its aim to provide students with an enriching learning experience, NECA welcomes the opportunity to develop unique and specialized study abroad programs together with U.S. university administrators and faculty.