Study Abroad in Rome, Italy

Study Abroad in Rome: Fees

Session/Term Fee
Fall or Spring Semester (with meal allowance) $15,995
Fall or Spring Semester (without meal allowance) $14,695

Stay for a year and save $2,000
Students enrolling for a full year (two semesters) at the same campus receive an automatic fee reduction of $2,000 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 19 semester credits
  • Housing in apartments or in an Italian homestay
  • Meals group meals, tastings and meal vouchers for five breakfasts and five lunches or dinners a week (valued at $1,300)
  • 2-Week Orientation on safety abroad and Italian Culture Start off the program with an intensive Orientation designed to help you adjust in your host country. Enjoy local cultural activities and participate in ice-breakers, meetings on safety, cultural orientation workshops and practical tours to discover your neighborhood and learn to navigate the city
  • Cultural activities including day trips to Viterbo and the hot baths, Ostia Antica, Sperlonga, visits to museums, art galleries, churches, theaters, archaeological sites, concerts, cooking and wine tasting, urban trekking, hiking, language exchange with Italian students
  • Excursions Florence (3 days), Naples and Pompeii (3 days), Assisi and Trevi (1 day)
  • Museum entrances for all course related visits
  • Resident Director to help with any questions or advice you may need while in Rome and to help you adjust to a different learning environment and to navigate University policy and procedure
  • AIFS Office to meet with the Resident Director and staff
  • University services including use of the library, computer labs and access to career services and a broad arts and culture program
  • Permits of Stay (registration with local police authorities)
  • Volunteer opportunities, for-credit internships and service learning programs
  • 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. One official copy will be sent to the studentís home institution
  • 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

Fees by departure city

Atlanta$1,700
Boston$1,680
Buffalo$1,720
Charlotte$1,900
Chicago$1,800
Cincinnati$1,800
Columbus$1,720
Dallas$1,720
Denver$1,820
Des Moines$1,740
Detroit$1,720
Houston$1,760
Los Angeles$1,840
Miami$1,700
Minneapolis$1,780
New York$1,660
Orlando$1,740
Philadelphia$1,680
Phoenix$1,820
Pittsburgh$1,680
Raleigh/Durham$1,720
San Francisco$1,840
Seattle$1,900
St. Louis$1,760
Washington$1,760

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