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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Academic Level: Junior, Senior, Sophomore Language(s) of Instruction: English, Other (non-English)
Housing Options: Apartment, Homestay Program Model: Partner Provider
Area(s) of Study: Art and Design, Art and Design - Graphic Design, Art and Design - Studio, Art History, Biological Sciences (Biology), Communication, Criminal Justice and Criminology, Cross-cultural and Global Studies, Digital Media Studies, Economics, Foreign Language, General Business, History, Human Resource Management, Humanities, Internship, Literature, Management, Marketing, Other, Philosophy, Professional Writing, Psychology, Public Service Leadership, Service Learning, Sociology, Statistics, Women's and Gender Studies Minimum GPA: 2.5
Open to Non-UHCL Applicants: Yes
Program Description:

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Florence, Italy
Spend a semester or academic year in Florence with AIFS. Earn up to 16 credits studying at Richmond University in Florence. 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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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.
 
     
 

 



Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2021 01/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission 01/14/2021 04/30/2021
Academic Year 2021-2022 08/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2021 08/01/2021 ** 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.