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 credit awarded by Fairfield University.
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|Rec. Semester Credits
| Fall, Spring or
| Open to First Year, Sophomore, Junior, Senior Minimum of 2.5 GPA
| Up to 17
Where You'll Study
The AIFS Global Education Center in Rome is in the heart of the city within walking distance of historic sites such as the Trevi Fountain and Colosseum. Classes are held in the AIFS Center and the Resident Director is based there to help students adjust to life in Italy and provide a friendly and familiar face. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the building and there are a small number of computers for student use/printing. Academic credit for the AIFS Rome program is awarded by Fairfield University, AIFS Abroad School of Record. Fairfield is a fully accredited university and member of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
What Makes AIFS Abroad different?
Professional development is at the foundation of our preparation for participants' time abroad. We utilize the CliftonStrengths assessment as a tool to help all participants understand themselves better, provide a vocabulary around their natural talents, and deepen the impact of their experience abroad.
Access, Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity (AIDE)
As an organization we are committed to ensuring all identities are able to thrive in an inclusive global educational environment. Everyone has a complex identity, and the different aspects of your identity are important when deciding on a program and location. Review our Social Identity Pages to assist you when selecting a program that best fits your interests and needs.
AIDE General Social Identity Resources
We are the first education abroad provider to sign on with the
Climate Action Network for International Educators (CANIE.)
Focused on making education abroad carbon neutral we include
carbon offsets for all participant's return flights, environmental
education connecting students on the ground to environmental
projects, and making our own business practices more
- Pre-departure advising
- Onsite Resident Director
- Cultural & Social
- Excursions & day trips
- Carbon offsets
- and more
EXCURSIONS COULD INCLUDE
- Assisi and the Umbria Region
- Sorrento, Naples, Pompeii and Capri Island
- and more.
ADDITIONAL OPTIONS & OPPORTUNITIES
- Group flight package
- Airport transfer
- Additional excursions
SCHOLARSHIPS & GRANTS
AIFS funding, combined with other sources of financial support students can access, will help make international education goals attainable. Find out more about what we have to offer.
Learn more about funding