Study Abroad in Florence, Italy

Study Abroad in Florence: Fees

Session/Term Fee
3-Week (Maymester Program) $4,495
4-Week Program $5,995
7-Week (Maymester plus 4-week program) $8,995

The Program Fees Include:

  • Tuition—up to 10 semester credits (subject to program, course and optional trip selection)
  • Housing in apartments or as a paying guest in an Italian home (utilities included)
  • Meals Vouchers
    • Maymester—10 breakfast vouchers and 10 dinner vouchers to use in a choice of selected local restaurants, cafès and grocery stores (valued at $400)
    • 4-week Program—20 breakfast vouchers and 20 dinner vouchers to use at selected restaurants, cafés and grocery stores (valued at $700)
    • 7-week Internship and Maymester + 4-week Program––students receive all meal vouchers outlined above.
  • Cultural and social activities such as museum visits, dinner with Italians, cooking and wine tasting classes and gelato tours
  • Access to the British Institute Library
  • Comprehensive insurance and assistance package
  • Student support including services of a pre-departure Student Advisory Center and an on-site Resident Director
  • Pre-departure handbook

Please note, fee does not include the non-refundable application fee and $250 refundable damage deposit. Students choosing not to take the AIFS Flight package are responsible for making their way to and from campus (or Rome and campus) by the scheduled program dates.

Optional Components

Earn an extra credit on your excursion!

Students taking both the Rome pre-tour and the excursion to Venice can earn an additional credit when they register for ARH 273 (1) Introduction to Italian Art.

Summer in Florence and Rome - Save $1000

Students participating in both the Florence Maymester and Rome Session 1 program will receive a total reduction of $1,000 from the combined fee. This includes a $500 AIFS Study Again Fee Reduction. AIFS will also arrange free transportation from Florence to Rome for students selecting this option.

AIFS Program with Optional Round-Trip Flights and Airport Transfers

AIFS Flight Package includes visit to London Round trip flights U.S.-London, London-Italy, Italy-U.S. and round trip transfers between the airport and campus overseas. The flight package also includes a 2-night stopover in London on the way to campus.

For your convenience, AIFS will arrange your round-trip airfare (including all fuel surcharges, taxes and fees), meet you at the arrival airport(s) and provide transportation to and from the program site on scheduled arrival and departure dates.

Summer Program Flight Package


  • U.S. to London
  • London to Italy
  • Italy to U.S.

Airport Transfers

  • Airport to London Hotel
  • London Hotel to Airport
  • Airport to Campus
  • Campus to Airport

London Visit

  • 2-Night London stopover on the way to campus

Fees by departure city

Des Moines$2,340
Los Angeles$2,400
New York$2,020
San Francisco$2,360
St. Louis$2,200

The optional flight package prices listed are subject to change and will be confirmed at time of invoicing. (Program fee is guaranteed.)