2017 July 14th, the President of DIDA visited Global Institute of Software Technology, Suzhou, fully affirmed the cooperation intension with Suzhou Educational Investment co ltd.
2017 November 20th, the general manager of Suzhou Educational Investment co, ltd., and senior managers payed a return visit to UNIFI, confirmed the cooperation intension and cooperation field.
2018 April 17th, the director of the research institute headed for ministry of education in Roma, Italy for a visit, and confirmed the orientation in running the research institute.
2018 May 17th, after the council discussion of UNIFI, FRIDA was established.
- Oversea study tour, workshops and master courses
Workshops: “1001 crafts”; leather workshops, woodworking workshops, jewelry workshops, oil painting workshops, and wine-tasting workshops.
- UNIFI courses & language courses
UNIFI courses: Interior design, product design, visual communication design
Language courses: Italian language courses, Italian language proficiency test.
- Industry – university – research connection
- Convention and exhibition services
UNIFI Master degree programmes
The Master Degree programmes offered by the Department of Architecture of the University of Florence are post-graduate courses designed with the purpose of developing proficiency in terms of knowledge, skills and new approaches.
The courses blend theoretical knowledge with practical applied activities, and respond to specific requirements of the labor market.
The courses are intended for students, but also for professionals wishing for further education and advanced training.
First level master courses have a duration of one academic year and are accessible to students with a First or Second Cycle Degree as well as other type of diplomas.
Second level master courses are accessible only to students that have a Second Cycle Degree or equivalent.
Master 1st Level | Interior Design
The Master degree trains professionals to critically and creatively interpret the relationship between objects, environments and people, combining planning and design know-how in the areas of decoration, mounting of exhibitions and window-dressing, including the application of new multimedia technologies, with a solid core training (social sciences, history of interior design, materials and technologies), necessary for carrying out the profession with awareness. The educational programme is completed with practical activities such as workshops and apprenticeships in companies, as well as in professional studios and ateliers operating in the field of interior design.
Master 2nd Level | ABITA – Bio-ecologic Architecture and Technological Innovation for the Environment
The 12th edition of the Abita Master programme responds to the increasing interest from independent contractors, the public administration and private enterprises in new professionals with specific skills in the field of innovative strategies for the diffusion of renewable energies and their integration in both the urban environment and in built spaces, as well as in sustainable environmental and regional planning.
Master 2nd Level | Sustainable Architecture in Mediterranean Cities
The Master degree programme aims to train, with a high degree of proficiency and based upon a scientifically grounded experience, a new professional figure, that of the specialized professional capable of developing and/or coordinating an organic and integrated project which unifies the traditional field subdivisions. The programme focuses on urban settlements and architectural structures placed in environments with water.
Master 2nd Level | The Smart City Project
The Master degree aims at training and updating professionals and employees of the public administration with the purpose of responding the growing need for highly qualified professionals working in the design, planning and management of the Smart City. During the lessons and through the workshop experience, the course will address theoretical and methodological issues as well as those regarding the design and planning of the Smart City, understood as a green, creative and intelligent city.
Master 2nd Level | Design of Green Public Spaces
The Master degree programme aims at training a specific professional figure capable of operating with a high degree of skill in the field of landscape architecture. The programme thus contributes as well to the application of one of the specific requests of the European Landscape Convention (signed in Florence in October, 2000, and in effect in Italy since September 1, 2006), which commits member states to train specialists in the field of landscape design.