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  • Locations: Florence, Italy
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
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  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
  • Restrictions: BU applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language Prerequisite: No Housing Options: Apartment (shared), Homestay
Language of Instruction: English, Italian Program Type: External Providers' Program
Internship/Service-Learning/Practicum Availability: Yes Minimum GPA: 2.75
Eligibility by Grade Level: 2-sophomore, 3-junior Areas of Study: Art, Art - Photography, Biblical and Theological Studies, Business, Communication Studies, Economics, Education, English Literature, Filmmaking, History, International Business, International Relations, Management, Marketing, Media Studies, Missional Ministries, Philosophy, Sociocultural Studies
Program Name: AIFS Open to all majors: Yes
Gen Ed Tags: Z-tag Cross-Cultural Experience
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.
 
     
 

 



Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2021 11/14/2020 12/01/2020 TBA TBA
Spring 2021 12/20/2020 12/20/2020 01/14/2021 04/30/2021
Fall 2022 05/01/2022 05/14/2022 TBA TBA
Spring 2022 11/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** 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.