Study Abroad in Florence, Italy

Study Abroad in Florence: Fees

Session/Term Fee
Fall or Spring Semester (with meal allowance) $15,995
Fall or Spring Semester (without meal allowance) $14,295

Stay for a year and save $1,500
Students enrolling for a full year (two semesters) at the same campus receive an automatic fee reduction of $1,500 toward their second semester fee.

Program Fee Includes:

Pre-Departure

  • Personalized assistance from site specialists on the AIFS Admissions Team in the U.S. to help you prepare for your study abroad experience, answer questions about the academic program, provide course syllabi and assist with the student visa process
  • Pre-departure resources including online course descriptions, an information handbook and an online AIFS account to help you manage your application and pre-departure materials
  • Student networking resources allow you to connect with other students who will be going on your program, as well as AIFS alumni who can provide first-hand information and advice on what to expect

On-Site

  • Tuition—up to 16 semester credits
  • 1-week Orientationin Marina di Pietrasanta (fall) or Rome (spring). Includes accommodation, breakfast, and dinner.
  • Orientation workshops to help you get to know your classmates better, familiarize you with the local area, advise you about living in Florence and to help you adjust to Italian culture
  • Housing—in an Italian home or student apartments
  • Meals—meal vouchers (worth approximately $1,700) for five breakfasts and five lunches or dinners a week in specified local restaurants
  • Excursions and day trips including a 4 days (fall) or 5 days (spring) excursion to Rome, a 3-day trip to Venice and a day trip to Siena
  • Cultural and social activities such as: visits to museums, art galleries, churches and theaters plus course-related field trips and galleries and discounted tickets for soccer matches at the local stadium
  • Resident Director and student services support staff to help with any questions or advice you may need while in Italy
  • Study center access to a dedicated Study Center with library and computer facilities
  • Comprehensive insurance and assistance package
  • 24-hour emergency telephone service allows you to reach AIFS staff at any time in an urgent situation

Upon Return

  • Official transcript issued by Richmond, The American International University in London will be sent to your home institution on completion of your program
  • Re-entry materials and support upon return to the U.S. to help you make the transition back to life after your study abroad experience
  • Alumni network and career development opportunities on the AIFS Alumni Advocate and AIFS Alumni Ambassador Programs

Optional Components

Please note fee does not include the non-refundable application fee and $250 refundable damage deposit. Students not selecting the AIFS Flight Package are responsible for arranging their own flights according to the most up-to-date itinerary.

AIFS Program with Optional Round-Trip Flights and Airport Transfers

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.

Fall or spring semester

Flights

  • 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/orientation

Fees by departure city

Atlanta$1,820
Boston$1,860
Buffalo$1,780
Chicago$1,860
Cincinnati$1,860
Dallas$1,920
Denver$1,940
Des Moines$2,120
Detroit$1,860
Houston$1,860
Los Angeles$1,940
Miami$2,000
Minneapolis$1,880
New York/Newark$1,760
Orlando$1,880
Philadelphia$1,760
Phoenix$2,020
Pittsburgh$1,940
Raleigh/Durham$1,800
San Francisco$1,940
Seattle$1,980
St. Louis$2,120
Washington/Dulles$1,820

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