Study Abroad in Florence, Italy

Overview

Spend a summer in the artistic and cultured city of Florence, Italy with AIFS! Study a variety of academic program options with credit awarded through Fairfield Univesity. The AIFS Florence Global Education Center is located in the Palazzo Michelozzi, a 16th-century palace situated between the Arno River and the Pitti Palace.

Academic Program Options in Florence (credit awarded by Fairfield University)

Session 1, Session 2, Sessions 1 + 2 Combined, Wine Marketing Program, Wine Marketing Program + Session 2, Internsip Program

What’s Included

  1. TUITION

    Up to 10 semester credits (subject to program, course and optional trip selection)
  2. courses

    art history, drawing, fashion, history, Italian language, marketing, painting, photography, sociology, Internship Program in hospitality, tourism management, Italian food and wine culture, fashion, art, marketing and event planning available
  3. HOUSING

    in apartments. Wine Marketing students stay in a hotel for the first week. Students taking both Sessions 1 and 2 may also choose to stay in a homestay
  4. MEALS

    Meal vouchers to use in a choice of selected local restaurants, cafés and grocery stores. Wine Marketing Program students also receive breakfast and dinner at the hotel for the first week of the program
  5. EXCURSIONS & DAY TRIPS

    May include day trips to places such as Pisa, Siena, Lucca and Cinque Terre
  6. CULTURAL & SOCIAL ACTIVITIES

    Museum visits, dinner with Italians, cooking and wine tasting classes, artisan workshops and gelato tours
  7. HEALTH & SAFETY

    24/7 emergency support and comprehensive insurance
  8. ON-SITE RESIDENT DIRECTOR

    to help with any questions or advice you may need throughout the program
  9. Unique to Florence

    • Included meal plan offering the best in local cuisine and hospitality
  10. Optional Components

  11. AIFS FLIGHT PACKAGE >>

    Round-trip flights from 25 U.S. gateways
    Airport and hotel transfers to and from campus
    2-night London stopover
  12. EXCURSIONS >>

    Venice (3 days)
    Rome (3 days) Session 1, Sessions 1 + 2 Combined, Wine Marketing + Session 2
    Rome pre-tour (4 days) Session 2 only

Visa

Visas are are not required for U.S. citizens for less than a 3-month stay. Non-U.S. citizens are responsible for obtaining a visa as required.

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