AIFS in Italy Program Highlights

Semester, year, and summer programs available in Florence and Rome

"Italy is a dream that keeps returning for the rest of your life." – Anna Akhmatova

Stunning, centuries-old architecture; world-class museums and cultural events; internationally celebrated cuisine...these are just a few of the countless reasons to spend a semester, year, or summer in Rome or Florence. With AIFS, you'll experience all of these things, as well as an academic, social, and cultural program that immerses you fully in Italian life.

Here are just a few highlights of the great features offered on AIFS Italian programs.

AIFS in Florence Highlights

  • Courses in Italian language, art history, economics, international business, literature, marketing, music, religion, and many other subjects
  • Studio art classes offered in drawing, painting and photography
  • Cultural and social activities include Italian cooking classes, wine tastings, fashion shows, visits to museums and art galleries, concerts and theater performances, and field trips to destinations like Milan, Pisa, Tuscany
  • Volunteer opportunities available in schools, hospitals, museums, and day care and recreational centers
  • Included excursions to London, Rome, and Venice
  • Summer program also available

AIFS Florence Internship Highlights

  • Internship for academic credit with an Italian organization in the fields of international business, marketing, international relations, media, museums and galleries, social services and education
  • Courses in Italian language and other subjects offered through Richmond
  • Cultural and social activities include Italian cooking classes, wine tastings, fashion shows, visits to museums and art galleries, concerts and theater performances, and field trips to destinations like Milan, Pisa, Tuscany
  • Included excursions to London, Rome, and Venice

AIFS in Rome Highlights

  • Courses in Italian language, art, design and media, economics, history, international business, literature, management, marketing, philosophy, religion, and many other subjects
  • Two-week language orientation in Florence
  • Cultural and social activities include pizza tastings, wine tastings, visits to the Colosseum and Vatican Museums, concerts and theater performances, art tours, and field trips to destinations like Pisa and Ostia Antica
  • Volunteer opportunities available in local primary schools, charities, museums, and environmental organizations
  • Included excursions to London, Naples and Pompeii, and Venice
  • Summer program also available
Florence, Italy
Richmond in Florence

Florence, Italy
Richmond Florence Internship Program

Florence, Italy
Florence Fashion Internship Program

Rome, Italy
Richmond in Rome

Rome, Italy
Richmond Rome Internship Program