Spend the summer in the classic city of Florence, Italy with AIFS!
You’ll earn up to 10 credits studying a variety of academic program options with credit awarded through Fairfield University. The AIFS Florence Global Education Center is located in the Palazzo Michelozzi, a 16th-century palace situated between the Arno River and the Pitti Palace. 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.”
AIFS Florence also features the popular Wine Marketing program!
In Florence, you’ll enjoy cultural activities such as:
Concerts, operas and ballets
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.
Over 50% of students receive financial support from AIFS!
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.