Study Abroad in Florence, Italy
Study art, art history, Italian language and culture and more during a summer, January term, semester or year with AIFS in Florence, Italy. By including your tuition, housing, meals, airfare and cultural activities in one guaranteed price, AIFS makes it simple for you to live and study in Florence and experience all that this historic Italian city has to offer.
|Richmond in Florence|
|Richmond Florence Internship Program|
|Florence Fashion Internship Program|
The compact city center puts the history, art and architecture of the Renaissance right at your doorstep. Be a part of the community, not just a tourist, living in your own Florentine apartment and enjoying restaurants and cafes throughout the city with your AIFS meal vouchers. Experience the culinary side of Italian culture with wine tasting and cooking classes. Explore Italy's artistic heritage with visits to museums, art galleries and monuments.
En route to Florence, all students visit the exciting city of London. In Italy, AIFS offers trips to historic Rome and enchanting Venice, plus semester students will spend 2 weeks in Viareggio (fall) or Siena (spring) for orientation. From Florence, students can easily explore on their own Tuscany's rolling hills and valleys, dotted with tall cypress trees, olive groves and Chianti vineyards; venture north to Milan, one of the fashion capitals of the world, and where the operas of Donizetti, Puccini and Verdi are performed; or travel south to Naples to see Mount Vesuvius and explore the ruins at Pompeii and Herculaneum.