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  • Locations: Florence, Italy
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
  • Restrictions: SIU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 12/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Summer 2020 06/15/2020 06/15/2020 05/13/2020 07/04/2020

** 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:
Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Anthropology, Art, Cinema and Photography, Fashion Design and Merchadising, History, Internships, Italian*, Liberal Arts*, Management, Marketing, Sociology Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English, Italian
Click here for a definition of this term Housing: Apartment, Family Stay Click here for a definition of this term Class Status: 1-Freshman, 2-Sophomore, 3-Junior, 4-Senior, 6-Non-degree/Other
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2 Click here for a definition of this term Type of Experience: *Study Abroad, Internship
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Direct/Program Click here for a definition of this term Credit Type: Transfer
Click here for a definition of this term Applicants: SIUC Students Only Click here for a definition of this term Sponsor: AIFS
Program Description:

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Florence, Italy
Spend the summer in the classic city of Florence, Italy with AIFS! You’ll earn up to 10 credits at Richmond, the American International University in Florence. Courses are taught in English or Italian with no previous Italian language study required.

Live in a student apartment in the center of the city. Apartments come with a fully-equipped kitchen and bathroom, and access to a washing machine. Homestays are available for students on the 7-week program. Meal vouchers are included and are a program highlight – with nearly 100% of AIFS summer students rating the meal program as “excellent.”

In Florence, you’ll enjoy cultural activities such as:
  • Museum visits
  • Concerts, operas and ballets
  • Cheese tasting
  • Gelato tasting
  • Food and wine pairing
  • Day trips to Pisa, Cinque Terre, Siena and the Tuscan coast.
An optional 3-day trip to Rome and an optional 3-day visit to Venice are available. A 2-night tour of London, England is available to students on the AIFS Flight Package.
 
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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.