AIFS: Rome - Richmond in Rome and Internship Program

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Spend a semester, academic year, summer or January term studying abroad in Rome, Italy with AIFS! Earn up to 19 credits depending on program selection from Richmond University in Rome. Internship and volunteer opportunities are available during th... read more

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Based on 12 Reviews
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July 03, 2019 Culturally Rich
Definitely worth while. Learnt a lot about different perspectives. - University of Hartford View Entire Review
July 04, 2018 Rome
A sense of independence and adventure. - University of Hartford View Entire Review
To say it was "worthwhile," is an understatement! This experience is one that you grow in ways words cannot describe. It will change your life in the best ways. I learned a much deeper meaning of independence, and it has allowed me to live a very fearless life. I couldn't recommend it more. It is what you make of it, but if you ... - Curry College View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with AIFS: Rome - Richmond in Rome and Internship Program
Worldly experience, international relationships and how to deal with people who are different. Of course it was worth while, I think everyone who has the opportunity to study abroad should. - University of Hartford View Entire Review
September 22, 2016 Home In Rome
I learned to be so independent and be able to be confident in myself. - University of Nebraska - Lincoln View Entire Review
I learned about my heritage (Italian) and who I am. I learned that the Italian lifestyle is so much better than how Americans live and how disgusting America/American culture is. I am already planning my next return to Rome. - Ball State University View Entire Review
I grew in so many ways that I never even knew were possible. It was truly the best choice of my life. - University of Hartford View Entire Review
Past Review Perfect
I gained the travel bug! I now have so many other places I want to travel and feel comfortable doing so. I now have a new understanding and appreciation of other cultures. - Regis University View Entire Review
I learned that you should never let a once in a lifetime opportunity pass. Enjoy it and don't regret it. Also, learn to explore new things more. I essentially spent a majority of my time abroad exploring the city on my own, and it was so worth it. - University of Houston View Entire Review
You gain a respect for the culture, and learn hands-on for your classes - University of Connecticut View Entire Review
I learned more about myself than I ever imagined. The relationships I formed while in Rome were incredible. The students in my program bonded so much that we are having a reunion in the US this summer. My outlook on life has changed so much, and I feel like a much more accepting and cultured person. I'm even planning on moving t... - University of South Dakota View Entire Review
I learned so much about myself and the world around me. If I could do it again I would do it in a heartbeat. - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
Past Review Rome: Do It
I was very close to not coming on my study abroad program because I thought I would be missing out on too much at school in Berkeley, but I am so happy that I went. It was definitely the best and most rewarding semester of my life. This was my first time out of the country and it was definitely the best way to experience it. ... - University of California - Berkeley View Entire Review
December 17, 2018 Personal Growth!
I was nervous for typical things like I wouldn’t meet anyone I connected with or I would feel like the odd one out, but most people in your abroad experience are feeling the Sam way and embark on the journey on their also. I already felt like I was a friendly person who didn’t struggle to make friends, but this experience really... - University of Tampa View Entire Review
September 27, 2017 Amazement
A new out look on life and a deeper appreciation other cultures. - Oklahoma State University - Stillwater View Entire Review
Handling stress, foreign language skills, organization, adaptability, independence, responsibility, ability to take initiative, communication and planning. - Saint John Fisher College View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with AIFS: Rome - Richmond in Rome and Internship Program
May 26, 2017 Unforgettable
I've never had the chance to leave the country, let alone have the opportunity to travel all over Europe while earning credits through the Italian system. I not only gained friends, and a different cultural way of living, but I gained a lot of knowledge about myself along the way. - University of Hartford View Entire Review
June 24, 2016 Interesting
How to adapt to another culture - Xavier University of Louisiana View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with AIFS: Rome - Richmond in Rome
It was the most worthwhile experience I've ever had in my life. I gained so much confidence in everything I do now. I am completely okay with trying new things and going outside of my comfort zone. These new perspectives and attributes were all taught to me through studying abroad. - University of Minnesota - Duluth View Entire Review
I learned about different cultures and how easily it is to travel around Europe. It was the best experience of my life! I plan on going back to live there after I graduate. - Texas A&M University - College Station View Entire Review
Past Review Rome Is Home!
I learned to be more accepting of new cultures, ideas, and ways of life. I also learned about my own capabilities and grew in confidence. It was definitely a worthwhile experience! - University of Kansas View Entire Review
I learned about the culture. It was definitely worthwhile! i had so much fun. - University of Nebraska - Lincoln View Entire Review
It was worthwhile. You learn to think for yourself. - Drake University View Entire Review
I gained a sense of self, greater independence, a more complex world view. I gained knowledge about what life is like in a foreign country and how similar yet different people can be. It was by far the most amazing experience of my life and I would do it again in a heartbeat. - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
Past Review Amazing Month!
My time abroad was absolutely worth it. The art and culture of the country was everything I wanted and more. I saw things I had only dreamed about for years, and there were completely surreal moments that I still look back on like it was all a dream. Completely and 100% worth it. - Western Washington University View Entire Review

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Spend a semester, academic year, summer or January term studying abroad in Rome, Italy with AIFS! Earn up to 19 credits depending on program selection from Richmond University in Rome. Internship and volunteer opportunities are available during the semester and summer. 

Living in central Rome puts 3,000 years of history at your doorstep. With its sunny climate and unparalleled wealth of ancient history and monuments, Rome offers a rewarding international education experience. Learn history and art while visiting the Colosseum, the Pantheon, Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain or the Vatican Museums. Immerse yourself in the Eternal City and find inspiration while strolling down streets trodden by emperors, popes, writers, musicians, poets and artists. 

Over 50% of students receive financial assistance from AIFS in the form of grants or scholarships.

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Internship
Volunteer
Gap Year
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
  • January Term
  • Short Term
Instruction Language(s):
  • Italian
  • English
Language Requirement(s):
  • Italian
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Communication and Media Studies
  • History
  • International Relations
  • Italian Language, Literature
  • Social Sciences
  • Cultural Studies
  • European Studies
  • Human Resources Management
  • Journalism
  • Literature
  • Marketing
  • Philosophy
  • Anthropology
  • Archeology
  • Business
  • Business Administration and Management
  • Business Communications
  • Economics
  • Film, Video, Photographic Arts
  • Fine Arts, Studio Arts
  • International Business
  • Liberal Arts, General Studies
  • Political Science and Government
  • Religion / Religious Studies
  • Italian Studies
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Year Founded:
1964
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Each year, AIFS awards more than $800,000 in scholarships, grants and financial support to deserving students & institutions. Funds are available for both summer and semester programs. Additional scholarships and grants are available to students at many schools across the country.

More than $800,00 in scholarships and grants are awarded each year

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AIFS is a leading provider of study abroad programs, with a wide range of unique opportunities in Asia, Australia, Europe, South Africa and the Americas. Most AIFS campuses offer courses in English or in foreign languages from beginner to advanced levels, so you can have the study abroad experience that best suits you. The program fee is all-inclusive, making it simple for you to live, study abroad, and experience all that the world has to offer. Each year, more than $800,000 in scholarships and grants is awarded to deserving students & institutions. Funds are available for both summer and semester programs.

Scholarships to Study Abroad with AIFS

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Ongoing

Guidelines/Requirements:
Each year, more than $800,000 in scholarships and grants is awarded to deserving students & institutions. Funds are available for both summer and semester programs.

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