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Fashion Marketing

England, France, Italy | AIFS Global Education Center | Summer 2023
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Overview

Spend a summer studying and traveling through 4 European fashion capitals with AIFS! Spend 7 nights in London, 5 nights in Paris, 4 nights in Milan and 5 nights in Florence. 

What’s Included

The AIFS inclusive program fee includes all of the great features below in addition to many pre-departure, on-site and upon-return services to help students make the most of their time abroad.

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  • Tuition

    3 semester credits

  • Courses

    fashion, marketing

  • Housing

    Shared rooms in student residences or tourist-class hotels

  • Meals

    Breakfast throughout (students need to budget for daily lunch and dinner)

  • Cultural & Academic Activities

    Field trips to fashion companies and exhibitions, museum visits and sightseeing tours to places of historical and cultural interest

  • AIFS Travel Manager

    who will be with the group throughout and will be available to provide local information, answer questions, take care of logistics and deal with emergencies

  • Health & Safety

    24/7 emergency support and comprehensive insurance
  • Personal/Professional Development

    Access to the renowned Clifton StrengthsFinder assessment and alumni network
  • Green Initiative

Additional Options & Opportunities

  • AIFS Flight Package

    Round-trip flights from 25 U.S. gateways

    Transfers between the airport and accommodations overseas

Program Details: Study + Travel Fashion Marketing

Dates

June 19, 2023July 9, 2023

Term

Summer

Application Deadline

March 1, 2023

Inclusive Fees

$7,590

Eligibility

Open to Sophomore, Junior, Senior College Students

Minimum of 2.5 GPA

Additional requirements may vary by course selection. See Academic section below.

Visa Requirements

A visa may be required for this program. Please contact your advisor or log into your portal for more information.

Areas of Interest

  • Communications
  • Fashion
  • Marketing

Global Themes

  • Business, Innovation & Social Entrepreneurship
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Academics

AIFS Abroad offers a unique global educational experience for students on this program, with the following academic options available:

Academic credit for the program is awarded by Fairfield University. Fairfield University is a private Jesuit university founded in 1942 in Fairfield, Connecticut, well known for their commitment to international education. Fairfield is a fully accredited university and member of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. 

In 2020 Fairfield and AIFS partnered to develop a school of record relationship that will allow academic credit to be available for both Fairfield and non-Fairfield students. 

Course syllabi and faculty credentials are reviewed and approved by Fairfield University. 

  • Communications
  • Fashion
  • Marketing

This program introduces students to marketing in the context of the fashion industry. Students will learn about the role of marketing communication, its cross-functional importance and its contribution to fashion business success. Students will also examine the spectacular evolution of fashion from small dressmakers’ workshops serving the elite to an explosion into mainstream global consumption in which marketing and communication principles revolutionized the business of fashion forever.

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Living Abroad

Day 1Optional overnight flight from the U.S. to London.* 
Day 2Arrive London. Transfer to student residence or hotel.* Balance of day free to relax. 
Day 3Morning orientation with AIFS staff. Afternoon sightseeing tour of London. 
Day 4Morning class. Afternoon visit to the Fashion and Textile Museum. 
Day 5Morning class. Afternoon visit to the Victoria and Albert Museum’s Fashion Collection. 
Day 6Morning class. Afternoon entry to a fashion exhibition. 
Day 7Free day. 
Day 8Free day. 
Day 9Morning departure by Eurostar train to Paris. Evening sightseeing on a River Seine cruise. 
Day 10Morning class. Afternoon visit to the Textile collection at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs. 
Day 11Morning class. Afternoon visit to the Musée Galliera to learn about the history of fashion in Paris. 
Day 12Morning class. Free afternoon. 
Day 13Free day in Paris. 
Day 14Departure by train to Milan. 
Day 15Morning class. Afternoon walking tour of Milan’s famous fashion neighborhoods. Free afternoon. 
Day 16Morning visit to the Armani Museum. Free afternoon. 
Day 17Excursion to Lake Como to visit the Museum of Silk. Free afternoon. 
Day 18Departure by train to Florence. Evening city sightseeing tour. 
Day 19Morning class. Afternoon visit to the Gucci Museum. 
Day 20Morning class. Afternoon visit to the Salvatore Ferragamo Museum. 
Day 21Morning class (including final exam).
Day 22Free day.
Day 23Program ends. Optional return flight to the U.S.* 
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Social identity & access

One of the best things you can do before departure is enter into the journey knowing that your time abroad will be unique to this experience. The resources, community, and support available to you when abroad will likely be different as well. In order to help you prepare for your experience, we have compiled many resources about social identity and access in specific locations abroad. Your program staff will also provide you with more details pre-departure and during orientation.

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Important Dates & Deadlines

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Dates & Deadlines

Details

  • Early Application Deadline*
  • Application Deadline
    March 1, 2023
  • Deposit Deadline
    March 15, 2023
  • Scholarship Deadline
    March 1, 2023
  • Optional Departure Flight from US***
    June 18, 2023
  • Program Begins
    June 19, 2023
  • Program Ends
    July 9, 2023
  • Optional Return Flight to US***
    July 10, 2023
  • *** Included for students on AIFS flight package.

Optional Flight Package

Students can select an optional transportation package for all AIFS programs. Students who choose to book their own flights should meet up with group at the program location and will need to make their own ground transportation arrangements.

Below are fees by departure city based on average historical costs and subject to change. If you select this option on your application, the total flight package price will be confirmed in your account 6 months prior to departure. (Program fee is guaranteed.)

Depature City

Fee

  • Atlanta
    $1,909.00
  • Boston
    $1,771.00
  • Buffalo
    $1,794.00
  • Charlotte
    $2,001.00
  • Chicago
    $1,932.00
  • Cincinnati
    $2,070.00
  • Columbus
    $1,840.00
  • Dallas
    $2,093.00
  • Denver
    $2,162.00
  • Des Moines
    $2,001.00
  • Detroit
    $2,001.00
  • Houston
    $2,208.00
  • Los Angeles
    $2,024.00
  • Miami
    $1,978.00
  • Minneapolis
    $1,955.00
  • New York
    $1,656.00
  • Newark
    $1,656.00
  • Orlando
    $1,886.00
  • Philadelphia
    $1,886.00
  • Phoenix
    $2,139.00
  • Pittsburgh
    $1,840.00
  • Raleigh/Durham
    $1,955.00
  • San Francisco
    $2,024.00
  • Seattle
    $2,185.00
  • St. Louis
    $2,001.00
  • Washington/Dulles
    $2,185.00
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For more dates or questions, contact your program consultant:
(203) 399-5163 or email: aifsabroad@aifs.com