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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, Low-Residency MFA in Studio Art, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Year Abroad, Venice Summer Program and Summer Studies.

For more information or to contact our New York Admissions Office, please see our website: