The School of Journalism, Communication and Publishing (J SCHOOL) offers six distinct departments in the following disciplines:
- Convergence Media and Broadcasting
- Creative Advertising
- Food Communications and Publishing
- Mass Communication
J SCHOOL sustains the role of communication both locally and globally in today’s connected world.
J SCHOOL seeks to explore the various forms and impact of information diffusion with the fresh perspectives of its students.
J SCHOOL and its academic disciplines contribute to PALAZZI’s mission of cultural integration by bridging international students with the contemporary aspects of Italy.
J SCHOOL shapes the critical, discerning approach of students who dig beyond the Renaissance façade of Florence to uncover stories and issues that are the antithesis of stereotypes.
In a city where craftsmanship plays a crucial role, J SCHOOL challenges and refines the craft of thought, elaboration, and expression to shape the voices of the future.
To provide the communicative tools to uncover the surface of cultures, societies, and urban movement within Italian landscapes through its departments of Journalism.
To offer an interdisciplinary approach to education through interactive cooperation with other areas of FUA academic disciplines and departments.
To face the ethics and evolution of communication in the spheres of human interaction and digitalization through its departments of Communication.
To sustain and develop creative expressions and interpretations in both printed and electronic form through its departments of Publishing.
To promote student integration within the professional sphere of Florence. The central position in the city center offers immediate, transversal access to the rich stratification uniting the past, present, and future coexisting within the city.
Florence’s position as one of Italy’s principal cities is home to important publishing houses, regional headquarters of national newspapers, and communication agencies.
An active, dynamic presence of the professional realities related to the Schools academic disciplines create a stimulating study environment for our students.
An international faculty with solid academic and industry backgrounds.
A stimulating and forward-thinking academic curriculum that integrates publishing projects drawn both PALAZZI’s dynamic environment and the local community.
A campus press that sustains publishing activities of students and faculty.
Officially licensed periodicals – newsletter and magazine – that represent the voices of FUA student and faculty.
Collaboration with local journalism and citywide projects of communication.