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  • Locations: Florence, Italy; Lausanne, Switzerland; London, United Kingdom; Milan, Italy; Nice, France; Paris, France; Rome, Italy; Venice, Italy
  • Program Terms: January Intersession
  • 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
January Intersession 2025 11/01/2024 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** 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.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Advisor: Bumpers College: Miranda Behrends, College of Architecture & Design: Brian Poepsel, College of Education & Health Professions: Miranda Behrends, College of Engineering: Madison Barnes, Fulbright College: Katie Sabo, Walton College: Kat Stoddard Type of Program: External
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.5 Credit Hours Available: 3 Credit Hours
Area of Study: Architecture, Art, European Studies, History, Humanities Credit Type: Transfer Credit
Language of Instruction: English Open to non-U of A students?: No
Housing Options: Dorm, Hotel/Hostel COVID-19 Vaccination: Vendor strongly recommends (AIFS/GE); https://studyabroad.uark.edu/pandemic-studyabroad/
Program Description:
 

European Art and Culture

Spend January Term traveling through iconic cities in Europe with AIFS! Spend 3 nights in London, 4 nights in Paris, 2 nights in Nice, 2 nights in Milan, 2 nights in Venice, 3 nights in Florence and 3 nights in Rome studying the masterpieces of art history.

 Semester/Term Eligibility Requirements Rec. Semester Credits
 Fall, Spring or
Academic Year
 Open to First Year, Sophomore, Junior, Senior Minimum of 2.5 GPA  3 credits


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Where You'll Study

Academic credit for the European Art and Culture program is awarded by Fairfield University. Fairfield University is a private Jesuit university founded in 1942 in Fairfield, Connecticut, well known for their commitment to international education. Fairfield is a fully accredited university and a member of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. In 2020 Fairfield and AIFS partnered to develop a school of record relationship that will allow academic credit to be available for both Fairfield and non-Fairfield students. Faculty credentials for the European Art and Culture Program are reviewed and approved by Fairfield University.

What Makes AIFS Abroad different?

Career Readiness

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

Sustainability

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 make our own business practices more
sustainable.

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WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Tuition
  • Pre-departure advising
  • Housing
  • Onsite Resident Director
  • Cultural & Social
    Activities
  • Excursions & day trips
    24/7 Emergency
    Support
  • Comprehensive
    insurance
  • Carbon offsets
  • 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