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  • Locations: Florence, Italy
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
  • Restrictions: UNCW applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2020 02/15/2020 ** Rolling Admission 05/13/2020 07/04/2020

** 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 Program Type: Study Abroad
Provider: AIFS Field of Study: Anthropology, Art, Art History, Arts, Culinary Arts, Design, Fashion Design, Fashion Merchandising, Food Communications, Food Technology and Management, Hospitality Management, International Business, Management, Marketing, Tourism
Minimum GPA: 2.75 High Impact Experiences: Internship
Class Standing: Junior, Senior, Sophomore Advisor: Natalie Palmer
Program Description:

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Florence, Italy - Internship
Spend the summer in Florence, Italy with AIFS! Earn up to 7 credits through the International Internship Program at Richmond, the American International University. Courses are taught in English or Italian with no previous Italian language study required.

The International Internship Program in Florence combines a 3-credit course with a 7-week, 3-credit internship placement. Internships are available in a range of local businesses including fashion companies, museums, restaurants, wineries and more. For 3, 4 and 7-week students on the Rome and Venice excursions, an additional 1-credit is obtainable by taking an Introduction to Italian Art course.

In Florence, you’ll enjoy cultural activities such as:
  • Museum visits
  • Concerts, operas and ballets
  • Cheese tasting
  • Gelato tasting
  • Day trips to Pisa, Cinque Terre, Siena and the Tuscan coast.
An optional 3-day trip to Rome and a 3-day visit to Venice are available. A 2-night tour of London is available to students on the AIFS Flight Package.
 
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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.