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  • Locations: Florence, Italy
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Semester, Spring
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  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2020-2021 08/01/2020 08/01/2020 08/26/2020 04/30/2021
Fall 2020 08/01/2020 08/01/2020 08/26/2020 12/04/2020
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Community Service-Learning Abroad, International Internship, Semester/Year Abroad Minimum GPA: 2.5
Class Eligibility: 2-Sophomore, 3-Junior, 4-Senior Language of Instruction: English, Italian
Areas of Study: Art, Art History, Arts, Business, Communication, Criminology, Economics, English, Film and Media Arts, Government & Politics, History, Humanities, International & Cultural Studies, International Business, Internships, Italian, Journalism, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Psychology, Religion, Sciences, Service Learning, Social Sciences, Sociology Housing Options: Apartment (shared), Homestay
Program Description:

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Florence, Italy
Spend a semester or academic year in Florence with AIFS. Earn up to 16 credits studying at Richmond University in Florence. No previous Italian language study is required.

Select the Traditional Academic Program to begin or advance your Italian language and select courses from a variety of subjects. During Spring semester, a Fashion Management and Marketing Program is also available.

The program includes a one-week orientation. Fall semester orientation is on the coast of Tuscany, while orientation for spring semester is in Rome.

Live in an Italian homestay or a shared student apartment. Both housing options include a meal plan.

You’ll enjoy cultural and social activities including:
  • Guided city walks
  • Visits to museums
  • Italian cooking classes
  • Opera and ballet performances
  • Day trips to Pisa, Lucca and the Vespa Factory.
Fall students take a 3-day trip to Rome. Spring students take a 5-day trip to Rome. All students enjoy 2-days in Venice and a day trip to Siena.
 
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Offering more than $800,000 in scholarships, grants & financial support each year!  
   
AIFS is recognized as a premier provider of study abroad programs. All-inclusive program fees cover tuition, housing, a meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service. Since 1964, more than 1.5 million students have traveled abroad with AIFS.