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  • Locations: Rome, Italy
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
  • Restrictions: U of A applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year U of A Application Deadline U of A Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2022 04/01/2022
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Rolling Admission 09/08/2022 12/10/2022
Academic Year 2022-2023 04/01/2022
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Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2023 11/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission 01/26/2023 04/29/2023

** If you are applying for an external program, please note the U of A application deadline listed may be different than the external program provider's application deadline.

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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Advisor: Bumpers College: Madison Barnes, College of Architecture & Design: Brian Poepsel, College of Education & Health Professions: Madison Barnes, College of Engineering: Brian Poepsel, Fulbright College: Katie Sabo, Walton College: Megan Hull Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.5
Credit Hours Available: Between 12-18 Credit Hours Area of Study: Anthropology, Architecture, Art, Business (Economics), Business (General), Business (International), Business (Management), Business (Mktg & Logistics), Classical Studies, Communication, Drama, English, European Studies, Fine Art, Food, Human Nutrition & Hsptly, Graphic Design, History, Human Resource & Workforce Dev, Humanities, International Relations, Italian, Journalism, Music, Philosophy, Photography, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology
Program Duration: Academic Year, Semester, Varies Credit Type: Transfer Credit
Language Courses Offered: Yes Language of Instruction: English, Italian
Open to non-U of A students?: No Open to Graduate Students?: No
Click here for a definition of this term Automatic Discounts: $200/summer, $400/semester Housing Options: Apartment, Homestay
COVID-19 Vaccination: Vendor requires (AIFS/Global Experiences); see more at https://studyabroad.uark.edu/covid-19.php
Program Description:

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Rome, Italy
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 up to 19 credits awarded by Fairfield University. No previous Italian language study is required.

Live in an Italian homestay or a shared student apartment. An excellent meal plan is included with both options.

All programs begin with a 1-week language and cultural orientation. Choose between 4 academic programs: 
  • Traditional Academic Program 
  • Italian Language and Culture Certificate Program 
  • International Internship Program 
  • Music Program
Volunteer opportunities are also available. Students can choose from the Service Learning and Volunteering Program and the Service Learning and Active Citizenship course.

You'll enjoy numerous social and cultural activities including a:
  • 3-day excursion to Sorrento, Naples, Pompeii and Capri 
  • 3-days in Florence 
  • Day trip to the villages of Assisi and Spello. 

Optional excursions include 3-days to Venice, 3-days to Auschwitz and Kraków, Poland and 3-days in Palermo, Sicily.
 
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Over 50% of our students receive financial support from AIFS in the form of scholarships or grants!  
   
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.