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  • Locations: Florence, Italy
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
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  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2021-2022 08/15/2021 08/15/2021 09/09/2021 04/28/2022
Fall 2021 08/31/2021 08/31/2021 09/09/2021 12/09/2021
Spring 2022 12/15/2021 12/15/2021 01/27/2022 04/28/2022
Fall 2022 03/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2022-2023 03/01/2022 ** 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:
Instruction Language: English, Italian GPA: 2.5
Housing Option: Apartment, Host Family Academic Standing: Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Areas of Study: Alternative Design, Art, Art History, Business, Classical Civilization, Communication, Criminal Justice, Culinary Arts, Culture, Design, Ecology, Economics, European Studies, Family & Consumer Sciences, Fashion Merchandising, Film, Gender and Sexuality Studies, History, Humanities, International Relations, International Studies, Internships, Italian, Journalism, Liberal Arts, Literature, Marketing, Media/Media Management, Music, Peace & Conflict Studies, Philosophy, Photography, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, Service Learning, Spanish, Statistics, Studio Art Program Type: BGSU Affiliate Program, Internship Abroad, Service-Learning/Volunteering Abroad
Program Description:

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Florence, Italy
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 up to 16 credits awarded by Fairfield University. No previous Italian language study is required.

Select the Traditional Academic Program to begin or advance your Italian language and select courses from a variety of subjects. During Spring semester, a Fashion Management and Marketing Program is also available.

The program includes a one-week orientation. Fall semester orientation is on the coast of Tuscany, while orientation for spring semester is in Rome.

Live in an Italian homestay or a shared student apartment. Both housing options include a meal plan.

You’ll enjoy cultural and social activities including:
  • Guided city walks
  • Visits to museums
  • Italian cooking classes
  • Opera and ballet performances
  • Day trips to Pisa, Lucca and the Vespa Factory.
Fall students take a 3-day trip to Rome. Spring students take a 5-day trip to Rome. All students enjoy 2-days in Venice and a day trip to Siena.
 
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Over 50% of our students receive financial support from AIFS in the form of scholarships or grants!  
   
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.