Global Affairs

Italy: Art Therapy

Forge connections with local communities in Florence this summer as you practice hands-on art therapy training. Through your work in schools, rehabilitation facilities, orphanages, and other service organizations, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the skills needed as an art therapist.

Location:

Florence, Italy

Program Dates:

July 3 - July 23, 2018

Application Deadlines:

Priority Deadline: Tuesday, December 5, 2017 

Regular Deadline 1: Tuesday February 13, 2018

Regular Deadline 2: March 22, 2018 

Admissions rolling thereafter as space remains available 

Who Can Participate:

  • NYU graduate students
  • Non-NYU graduate students and professionals who are not enrolled at an academic institution

Related Areas of Study:

  • Art Education
  • Art Therapy
  • Global Health
  • Health Education
  • International Education

This is not a complete list. We value diverse perspectives in our programs and encourage students from other majors and professions.

Course(s):

Students register for a total of 3 points and may choose from the following courses: .

  • ARTT-GE 2302 Section 099 (Class #1931) - Internship in Art Therapy (3 points)
  • ARTT-GE 2300 Section 099 (Class #1962) - Independent Study (3 points)

Offered through the Department of Art and Art Professions 

Important Note: All program applicants are encouraged to meet with their academic adviser to determine if and how this course may be applied towards their program requirements and degree completion.

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Draft 2015 Syllabus

Faculty:

Ikuko Acosta, PhD, MA

Clinical Assistant Professor of Art and Art Education, New York University

Tuition:

2018 Graduate Tuition: $1,660 per point plus registration and services fees.

NYU students: this course counts toward your Summer 2018 course load and tuition Tuition will be due based on the Bursar's Payment Schedule for Summer 2018.

Bursar’s Payment Deadline Dates

Learn about scholarship opportunities

Other Costs:

2018 Housing Fees: $1100

2018 Activity Fees: $300

Housing and Activity fees are billed through the Bursar and will be due in accordance with the Bursar's Summer 2018 billing schedule.

International airfare to and from the program location is not included in the program fee. Students must purchase their own round-trip tickets and are responsible for their own accommodation for travel beyond the program dates.

Student will be notified when to book flights. We recommend comparing tickets on multiple sites to ensure the best fare. Past participants have used the following flight search engines: KayakHipmunkVayama Google Flights and StudentUniverse.com for student rates.

Accommodations:

Students stay in shared-occupancy housing arranged by the Office of Global Affairs.

Your accommodation arrangements are included in your Housing and Activity Fees.

Group accommodation dates correspond with the program dates listed above.

Flight, Travel, and Visa Information:

Flight: Students book their own travel to coincide with program dates.

Passport: All program participants are required to have a valid passport, which must be valid at least six months beyond the program end date.

Visa: US citizens require a valid passport and do not require a visa for visits to Italy of less than six months in duration. All other passport holders should check  with their respective visa requirements.

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Weather: In Florence, June temperatures tend to be similar to New York, usually in the low 80°s (Fahrenheit).

Helpful Links: BBC Weather