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  • Locations: Florence, Italy
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Semester, Spring
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  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
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Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English, Italian Click here for a definition of this term Class Status: 2-sophomore, 3-junior, 4-senior
Housing Options: Apartment (shared), Homestay Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Architecture, Art, Art History, Arts, Business, Classical Studies, Communication, Communications, Criminology, Culinary Arts, Culture, Design, Ecology, Economics, European Studies, Fashion Design, Fashion Merchandising, Film, Gender Studies, History, Human Resources Management, Humanities, International Business, International Relations, International Studies, Internships, Italian, Italian Language & Literature, Journalism, Liberal Arts, Literature, Management, Marketing, Math/Statistics, Media Studies, Music, Peace & Conflict Studies, Philosophy, Photography, Political Science, Psychology, Religion/Theology, Service Learning, Sociology, Studio Art
Program Type: internship abroad, study abroad, Volunteer Abroad Minimum GPA: 2.5
Click here for a definition of this term Program: Direct
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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.