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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language Prerequisite: No Housing Options: Apartment (shared), Homestay
Language of Instruction: English, Italian Program Type: External Providers' Program
Program Meets Bethel Residency Requirement: No Minimum GPA: 2.5
Eligibility by Grade Level: 2-sophomore, 3-junior Areas of Study: Anthropology, Art, Art - Drawing, Art - Painting, Art - Photography, Biblical and Theological Studies, Business, Classical Studies, Communication Studies, Economics, English Literature, Filmmaking, History, Human Resources Management, International Business, International Relations, International Studies, Journalism, Management, Marketing, Media Studies, Missional Ministries, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociocultural Studies, Sociology, Theater/Drama
Program Name: AIFS Open to all majors: Yes
Gen Ed Tags: Z-tag Cross-Cultural Experience
Program Description:

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Rome, Italy
Spend a semester or academic year in the historic yet modern city of Rome, Italy, with AIFS! Choose from a wide variety of courses at the AIFS Global Education Center with up to 19 credits awarded by Fairfield University. No previous Italian language study is required.

Live in an Italian homestay or a shared student apartment. An excellent meal plan is included with both options.

All programs begin with a 1-week language and cultural orientation. Choose between 4 academic programs: 
  • Traditional Academic Program 
  • Italian Language and Culture Certificate Program 
  • International Internship Program 
  • Music Program
Volunteer opportunities are also available. Students can choose from the Service Learning and Volunteering Program and the Service Learning and Active Citizenship course.

You'll enjoy numerous social and cultural activities including a:
  • 3-day excursion to Sorrento, Naples, Pompeii and Capri 
  • 3-days in Florence 
  • Day trip to the villages of Assisi and Spello. 

Optional excursions include 3-days to Venice, 3-days to Auschwitz and Kraków, Poland and 3-days in Palermo, Sicily.
 
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Over 50% of our students receive financial support from AIFS in the form of scholarships or grants!  
   
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.
 
     
 

 



Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2021 08/31/2021 08/31/2021 09/11/2021 12/11/2021
Spring 2022 12/31/2021 12/31/2021 01/29/2022 04/30/2022
Fall 2022 05/01/2022 05/14/2022 TBA TBA
Fall 2023 04/01/2023 05/01/2023 TBA TBA