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  • Locations: Rome, 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
Fall 2024 06/01/2024
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Rolling Admission 09/06/2024 12/07/2024
Spring 2025 10/15/2024 ** Rolling Admission 01/31/2025 05/03/2025

** 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.

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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Area of Study: Anthropology, Art, Art History, Business, Classical Languages, Communication, Community Leadership & Civic Engagement, Economics, English, History, Internships, Italian, Journalism, Language Arts, Management, Marketing, Music, Nutrition, Dietetics and Hospitality Administration, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Theatre Arts Program Type: Cosponsored
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 Rome

Spend a semester or academic year in the historic yet modern city of Rome, Italy, with AIFS Abroad! Choose from a wide variety of courses at the AIFS Abroad 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 17


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Where You'll Study

The AIFS Abroad Global Education Center in Rome is in the heart of the city within walking distance of historic sites such as the Trevi Fountain and Colosseum. Classes are held in the AIFS Abroad Center and the Resident Director is based there to help students adjust to life in Italy and provide a friendly and familiar face. 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 Abroad Rome program is awarded by Fairfield University, AIFS Abroad School of Record. Fairfield is a fully accredited university and member of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

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 participants' return flights, environmental
education connecting students on the ground to environmental
projects, and make 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

  • Assisi and the Umbria Region
  • Florence
  • Sorrento, Naples, Pompeii and Capri Island
  • 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