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  • Locations: Florence, Italy
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2024-2025 05/15/2024 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2024 10/15/2024 ** Rolling Admission 01/03/2025 01/24/2025
Spring 2025 11/15/2024 ** 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.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Area of Study: Anthropology, Art, Art History, Business, Classical Languages, Communication, Community Leadership & Civic Engagement, Economics, English, Environmental Sciences, History, Internships, Italian, Journalism, Language Arts, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Studies, Management, Marketing, Mathematical Sciences, Music, Nutrition, Dietetics and Hospitality Administration, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Textiles, Apparel, and Merchandising Program Type: Cosponsored, Internship Abroad
Class Eligibility: Junior, Senior, Sophomore Housing Options: Apartment, Home Stay
Language of Instruction: English, Italian Program Provider: AIFS
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.5 Program Advisor: Jill Vodden
Program Description:
 

Italy: AIFS Global Education Center in Florence

Spend a semester or academic year in the artistically and culturally rich city of Florence, Italy, with AIFS! Choose from a wide variety of courses at the AIFS Global Education Center with credit awarded by Fairfield University.

 Semester/Term Eligibility Requirements Rec. Semester Credits
 Fall, Spring or
Academic Year
 Open to First Year, Sophomore, Junior, Senior Minimum of 2.5 GPA  Up to 16


EXPLORE THIS PROGRAM APPLY WITH AIFS

Where You'll Study

The AIFS Global Education Center in Florence is in the heart of the historic center. It is within walking distance of the Duomo, Uffizi Gallery, Ponte Vecchio and Accademia as well as numerous stores, restaurants and trattoria. Located in the AIFS Center is a Resident Director and Student Advisors to help scholars adjust to life in Italy. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the building and there are a small number of computers for student use/printing. Academic credit for the AIFS Florence program is awarded by Fairfield University.

What Makes AIFS Abroad different?

Career Readiness

Professional development is at the foundation of our preparation for participants' time abroad. We utilize the CliftonStrengths assessment as a tool to help all participants understand themselves better, provide a vocabulary around their natural talents, and deepen the impact of their experience abroad.

Access, Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity (AIDE)

As an organization we are committed to ensuring all identities are able to thrive in an inclusive global educational environment. Everyone has a complex identity, and the different aspects of your identity are important when deciding on a program and location. Review our Social Identity Pages to assist you when selecting a program that best fits your interests and needs.
AIDE General Social Identity Resources

Sustainability

We are the first education abroad provider to sign on with the
Climate Action Network for International Educators (CANIE.)
Focused on making education abroad carbon neutral we include
carbon offsets for all participant's return flights, environmental
education connecting students on the ground to environmental
projects, and making our own business practices more
sustainable.

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WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Tuition
  • Pre-departure advising
  • Housing
  • Onsite Resident Director
  • Cultural & Social
    Activities
  • Excursions & day trips
    24/7 Emergency
    Support
  • Comprehensive
    insurance
  • Carbon offsets
  • and more

EXCURSIONS COULD INCLUDE

  • Rome
  • Venice
  • Siena
  • and more.

ADDITIONAL OPTIONS & OPPORTUNITIES

  • Group flight package
  • Airport transfer
  • Additional excursions

SCHOLARSHIPS & GRANTS

AIFS funding, combined with other sources of financial support students can access, will help make international education goals attainable. Find out more about what we have to offer.

Learn more about funding