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  • Locations: Rome, Italy
  • Program Terms: Summer, Summer I, Summer II
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2024 03/01/2024 ** Rolling Admission 05/16/2024 07/26/2024

** 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: Art, Art History, Communication, History, Italian, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, Textiles, Apparel, and Merchandising Program Type: Cosponsored
Class Eligibility: Freshman, Junior, Senior, Sophomore, Student At Large Housing Options: Apartment, Home Stay
Language of Instruction: English, Italian Program Provider: AIFS
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.0 Program Advisor: Jill Vodden
Program Description:
 

Italy - Rome

Spend a summer in the historic and cultured city of Rome, Italy with AIFS! Study a variety of academic program options with credit awarded by Fairfield University. The AIFS Global Study Center is centrally located in Rome’s historic center in a beautiful building in Piazza Sant’Andrea della Valle.

 Semester/Term Eligibility Requirements Rec. Semester Credits
 Fall, Spring or
Academic Year
 Open to High School Graduate, First Year, Sophomore, Junior, Senior Minimum of 2.5 GPA  From 3 to 10


EXPLORE THIS PROGRAM APPLY WITH AIFS

Where You'll Study

The AIFS 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. 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.

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

  • Florence
  • Sorrento, Naples, Pompeii and Capri Island (Add on) (Only applies to some sessions)
  • 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