FUA collaborates with many institutions for the direct acceptance of credits, as indicated in the list of affiliates. For students from non-affiliated institutions, US credit can be issued through Palazzi’s School of Record. Adhering to the Guidelines of the Forum on Education Abroad, the University of South Florida ("USF") serves as the School of Record for Palazzi. Located in Tampa, Sarasota, St. Petersburg and Lakeland, Florida, USF is a global research university that recognizes and promotes the benefits of international education, collaboration and engagement. USF offers 232 degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate, specialist and doctoral levels, including 89 bachelor, 97 master, two education specialist, 36 research doctoral, and four professional doctoral programs. USF is one of only three Florida public universities classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in the top tier of research activities. For questions regarding the School of Record relationship, please contact James Pulos, Assistant Director of Education Abroad at the University of South Florida.

Florence University of the Arts (FUA) is accredited by:
the Region of Tuscany (Accreditation Number OF0110 - DGR1407/16 e

Florence University of the Arts gathers:
APICIUS: International School of Hospitality
DIVA: School of Digital Imaging and Visual Arts
FAST: School of Fashion and Accessory Studies and Technology
IDEAS: School of Interior Design, Environmental Architecture and Sustainability
ISB: International School of Business
JSCHOOL: School of Journalism, Communication and Publishing
SAS: School of Arts and Sciences
SQUOLA: Center for Contemporary Italian Studies School Of Graduate Studies

FUA is also reviewed yearly for European quality certification:
Certified by IMQ S.p.A. –ISO 9001:2008 Cert. N. 9175.FLRU


FUA is further affiliated with colleges and universities throughout the world for global study opportunities. Please see the FUA institution intro area for an updated list of affiliate partners.