526166_10150901910158604_2044873169_n6-300x220Marshall University College of Arts and Media CAPA Florence Summer Program

May 10-31, 2015

CAPA Program Website


2015 Program Faculty and Dates:

May 10-31, 2015


The Marshall in Florence Program is a 3-week academic immersion program located in the historical city of Florence, Italy. The program is hosted by the College Arts and Media and is under the direction of CAM Dean, Mr. Don VanHorn. The program is currently in its 6th year of operation and offers educational opportunities in the disciplines of Arts and English.

Academic Details:

Students have the opportunity to receive up to 3 or 6 credits of Art from Marshall University. ART 112-Intro to Visual Art, ART 220-Art in Context, ART 414-Art and Architecture of the Italian Renaissance, ART 475-Advanced Studio Sequence, Mixed Media

Program Details

The Marshall in Florence Program is led by two full-time Marshall professors from the School of Art and Design. Students and Faculty are housed in fully furnished local apartments around the city of Florence. Students are within a 40 minute commute to the local CAPA classrooms where in-class academic instruction takes place.

2014 Program Cost

  • $4,359 – 3 credits
  • $4,569 – 6 credits
  • Airfare- Estimated $1,600 (not included)

What’s Included

  • Ground Transportation From Rome to Florence
  • Shared Apartment Housing
  • Local Walking Tour
  • Arrival Orientation and Reception
  • Florence Museum Pass
  • Cultural Activities Relative to Courses
  • 24-Hour CAPA Support Services
  • CAPA Medical and Travel Insurance

What’s Not Included

  • Airfare
  • Daily Meals
  • Personal Weekend Excursion Costs
  • Spending Money

How to Apply

Students interested in participating in the CAM Marshall in Florence Program should contact the 2014 Program Teachers.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Students can use financial aid they have available to them from the current academic year for the CAPA Florence Program. Students must be enrolled for 6 credits in the summer term at Marshall for their financial aid to be used.

The Marshall University Office of Study Abroad annually offers a few summer scholarships for Marshall students who have applied and been accepted to a Marshall summer study abroad program. Visit the Office of Study Abroad for more information.