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Spend your Maymester in Italy! Study abroad in Florence—with AIFS.
Florence, Italy
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
MayMester Intersession

Program Overview

Program Description:

Spend 3 weeks studying Wine Marketing in Florence, Italy this May! Earn 3 credits studying Wine Marketing through a mixture of classroom based learning and field trips in and around Florence. Transcripts are issued by Richmond, The American International University in London. This course is taught in English. 

Spend your first week in the Langhe, Barolo area and stay in double rooms in a hotel. In Florence, you’ll live in apartments. Breakfast and dinner are included at the hotel, and 14 vouchers are included in Florence to be used in restaurants, coffee shops, delis, and grocery stores. 

Cultural activities are included such as cheese tastings, food and wine pairings, and walking tours. Visits to wineries and vineyards are included as well. Optional 3-day excursions to Rome and to Venice are also available. Students taking both excursions can earn an additional 1-credit through an Introduction to Italian Art course.

Setting Description:
Heart of the Roman Empire, birthplace of the Renaissance, and home of the Vatican and Roman Catholic Church, Italy has made innumerable contributions to Western Civilization. In Florence, the compact city center puts the history, art, and architecture of the Renaissance right at your doorstep.
AIFS is a premier provider of study abroad programs. Comprehensive program fees cover tuition and housing and over 50% of our study abroad participants receive financial support from AIFS in the form of scholarships or grants. A meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service are also included. Coordinated AIFS flight packages are available.

Additional Program Information

Open to high school graduates, college freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors Minimum 2.5 GPA required (2.0 and above considered on a case by case basis) Must be 18 years or older to apply.
Scholarships Description:
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