- Florence, Italy
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Program Description:
Spend the summer in the classic city of Florence with AIFS and earn up to 6 credits. Live in a homestay or a shared student apartment, meal plan available. Enjoy cultural activities such as guided city walks, visits to museums, churches and cultural sites of Florence, Italian cooking classes, opera and ballet performances, Italian cheese tastings, a gelato tour, and day trips to Pisa, Lucca, the Cinque Terre and more. Optional excursions include a 3-day trip to Rome and a 3-day visit to Venice.
The Internship Program consists of a 3-credit Italian Food and Culture Course along with a 7-week, 3-credit internship placement. Internships are focused in the fields of hospitality, tourism management, and Italian food and wine culture, with the purpose of preparing students for the global work force, and helping them gain skills and expertise in management, marketing and operations.
AIFS is recognized as a premier provider of study abroad programs. Comprehensive program fees cover tuition and housing with $800,000 in scholarship and grant funding available each year. A meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service are also included. Coordinated AIFS flight packages are available.
- Setting Description:
- In Florence, artistic, cultural and historic richness is ever present. Take in the sites in and around Florence on visits to museums, art galleries, churches and theaters. You can learn how to make pasta from scratch or experience a typical trattoria, where you can find some of the best food in Italy. You can shop in the chic stores of Via de‘Tornabuoni or the flea market in Via Petrapiana. Whatever your tastes, Florence is the perfect city to acquire a genuine experience of Italian life and culture.
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Additional Program Information
- Scholarships Description:
- Please see website for deadlines and eligibility requirements.
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