Study Abroad in Florence, Italy

Overview

Spend a semester or academic year in the artistically and culturally rich city of Florence, Italy, with AIFS! Study a variety of academic program options at Richmond, the American International University in London – Florence Center. Equipped with elegant rooms and amenities, the Richmond Center is located in Palazzo Michelozzi, just a short walk from the Ponte Vecchio and the Uffizi Gallery.

Academic Program Options in Florence (Richmond in Florence)

Traditional Academic Program, Fashion Management and Marketing Program (Spring Only), Italian Studies Certificate Program, Internship Program

Volunteer opportunities available

What’s Included

  1. TUITION

    Up to 19 semester credits
  2. courses

    Wide variety of courses available; taught in English and Italian
  3. HOUSING

    Italian home or student apartment
  4. MEALS

    Meal vouchers for five breakfasts and five lunches or dinners a week in specified local restaurants, valued at $1,700
  5. EXCURSIONS & DAY TRIPS

    Trips to Rome, Venice and Siena
  6. CULTURAL & SOCIAL ACTIVITIES

    Visits to museums, art galleries, churches and theaters plus courserelated field trips, wine tasting and cooking classes
  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

    • Discounted tickets for soccer matches, operas and ballets
    • Internship opportunities
    • 1-week orientation on the coast in Tuscany (fall) or in Rome (spring)
    • Study center
    • Registration with local police authorities (permits of stay)
    • Volunteer opportunities and Service Learning and Active Citizenship course (3 credits)
    • AIFS meal plan for local restaurants
  10. Optional Components

  11. AIFS FLIGHT PACKAGE >>

    Round-trip flights from 25 U.S. gateways
    Airport transfers to and from campus

Visa

Students must apply for a visa with the Italian Consulate. Upon acceptance, AIFS will provide instructions and the necessary official documents required to obtain a student visa; however, students must contact the Italian Consulate directly for the appropriate visa forms. For further information visit the Italian Ministry for Foreign Affairs website: http://vistoperitalia.esteri.it/home/en.

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