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SACI's mission is to provide a unique, life-enhancing study-abroad experience in the center of Florence, Italy, 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;
*The unparalleled opportunity to interact with the Florentine community through a variety of social and humanitarian programs.

Founded in 1975, Studio Art Centers International (SACI) is a U.S. non-profit 501c(3) NASAD accredited university-level institution in Florence, Italy, offering undergraduate and graduate students studio art, design, conservation, and liberal arts instruction. SACI's study programs include: Academic Year Abroad, Academic Semester Abroad, MFA in Studio Art, MFA in Photography, MFA in Communication Design, MA in Art History, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Year Abroad, Venice Summer Program and Summer Studies.

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Studio Arts College International (SACI) is more than an opportunity to study abroad...

Studio Arts College International (SACI) is more than an opportunity to study abroad...

Study in the birthplace of the Renaissance: it’s an experience you will carry with you, in your career and throughout your life. Our alumni have been nominated for Academy Awards, exhibited in the London National Portrait Gallery, and designed jewelry for major Hollywood productions—there is no limit to what you can achieve. Yet for many it’s the opportunities to embrace and adapt to new challenges, to collaborate with people from all different backgrounds and cultures in one of the most vital artistic centers of Europe, and fully engage with art and design in a transformative way that defines the SACI experience. read more