Spend a semester or academic year in the historic yet modern city of Rome, Italy, with AIFS! Choose from a wide variety of courses at the AIFS Global Education Center with up to 19 credits awarded by Fairfield University. No previous Italian language study is required.
Live in an Italian homestay or a shared student apartment. An excellent meal plan is included with both options.
All programs begin with a 1-week language and cultural orientation. Choose between 4 academic programs:
Traditional Academic Program
Italian Language and Culture Certificate Program
International Internship Program
Volunteer opportunities are also available. Students can choose from the Service Learning and Volunteering Program and the Service Learning and Active Citizenship course.
You'll enjoy numerous social and cultural activities including a:
3-day excursion to Sorrento, Naples, Pompeii and Capri
3-days in Florence
Day trip to the villages of Assisi and Spello.
Optional excursions include 3-days to Venice, 3-days to Auschwitz and Kraków, Poland and 3-days in Palermo, Sicily.
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.