Depending on the term you select, choose from a wide variety of courses and subjects to earn semester credits living and studying in Rome, Italy. Studio art classes in drawing, painting, and photography are also available. All courses are taught in English, with the exception of Italian language (no previous Italian language study required). Live in a student apartment or Italian homestay. Numerous social and cultural activities are included in each academic term. Trips and excursions may include sightseeing tours of Rome, visits to Viterbo and the Hot Baths, rugby and soccer matches, visits to the Vatican museums and a trips to Assisi, Sorento, Naples, Pompeii, Capri and Florence, with a range of optional excursions as well.
Students choose from courses in art history, communications, fashion, film, history, business, Italian, journalism, photography, social sciences and more. Academic year, fall and spring semester students earn 2 credits taking a 2-week Language Preparation and Culture Program in advance of their studies. An International Internship program is offered for summer, semester, and academic year students. and volunteer opportunities are available and interested students can enhance their volunteer work with a for-credit Service Learning and Active Citizenship course. Students who study music have the opportunity to do extra coursework through Saint Louis College of Music in Rome through the Music Program. The Traditional Academic Program is available for all terms, including winter (January term). Please visit the AIFS website for term-specific details.
- Italian Language Literature And Studies
- Studio Arts
- Art History
- Art/Fine Arts
- Visual Arts
- Political Science
- International Affairs/Relations
- Human Rights Advocacy
- Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations
- Business Management
- International Business
- European Studies
- Religious Studies
- Community Service
- Public / Comunity Service Sciences
Select from a wide range of courses from business to economics and political science to sociology, studying at DEREE - The American College of Greece in Athens. Your student apartment, built to house the 2004 U.S. Olympic Team, is located a short walk from campus. Depending on the academic term you select, numerous social and cultural activities may include day trips to Delphi and the Sanctuary of Apollo; the Island of Hydra; or Nafplio and Palamidi Castle. Optional excursions may include a tour of London England; and a visit to Cape Sounion and the Temple of Poseidon. Please visit AIFS website for term-specific details.
Stellenbosch, South Africa
Spectacular mountain ranges surround Stellenbosch, the university town in the winelands of the Western Cape, South Africa. The elegant Cape Dutch, Georgian and Victorian houses that grace the oak tree-lined streets reflect the history of one of South Africa’s oldest towns. Take a stroll and you’ll find interesting museums, open-air coffee shops, bistros and a thriving art scene; go further afield and you can hike through vineyards, orchards and mountain ranges. Study here and become part of a vibrant academic community with a tranquil and laid-back atmosphere. AIFS in Stellenbosch offers a traditional academic program as well as a Learning for Sustainable Community Engagement Program (LSCE). Students can choose courses from Stellenbosch University’s full course catalog which covers a broad range of subjects. LSCE students take specific courses in Sustainable Community Engagement, plus one or two electives, in addition to volunteer work in the community. AIFS also offers students with an interest in art, photography, ceramics or marketing the opportunity to intern at the Ardmore Ceramic Studio in Kwazulu Natal.Please refer to our website for term-specific details. The AIFS program in Stellenbosch, South Africa is available for winter (January), summer, semester and academic year terms.