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  • Locations: Florence, Italy
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
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  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
  • Restrictions: UNCW applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2020-2021 04/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission 08/26/2020 04/30/2021
Fall 2020 04/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission 08/26/2020 12/04/2020

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English, Italian Program Type: Study Abroad
Provider: AIFS Field of Study: Art, Art History, Arts, Business, Classical Studies, Communication Studies, Culture, Design, Economics, Education, European Studies, Fashion Design, Fashion Merchandising, Film, Fine Art, History, Hospitality Management, International Business, International Relations, Internships, Italian, Italian Language & Literature, Liberal Arts, Literature, Management, Marketing, Media Studies, Philosophy and Religion, Photography, Religion/Theology, Service Learning, Tourism
Minimum GPA: 2.75 High Impact Experiences: Internship, Volunteer
Class Standing: Junior, Senior, Sophomore Advisor: Natalie Palmer
Program Description:

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Florence, Italy
Spend a semester or academic year in the classic city of Florence with AIFS. Earn up to 13 credits each semester studying at Richmond University in Florence. No previous Italian language study is required. You’ll live in an Italian homestay or a shared student apartment. Both housing options include a meal plan.

Select the Internship Program to begin or advance your Italian language, gain international work experience and study relevant coursework to your internship placement.

AIFS in Florence includes a one-week orientation in Tuscany (fall) or Rome (spring) before the semester begins to help you acclimate to life in Italy. 

You’ll enjoy cultural and social activities including:
  • Guided city walks
  • Visits to museums
  • Italian cooking classes
  • Opera and ballet performances
  • Day trips to Pisa, Lucca and the Vespa Factory.
Fall students take a 3-day trip to Rome. Spring students take a 5-day trip to Rome. All students enjoy 2-days in Venice and a day trip to Siena.
 
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Offering more than $800,000 in scholarships, grants & financial support each year!  
   
AIFS is recognized as a premier provider of study abroad programs. All-inclusive program fees cover tuition, housing, a meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service. Since 1964, more than 1.5 million students have traveled abroad with AIFS.