AIFS Study Abroad in Florence, Italy: Semester or Academic Year
Earn up to 16 credits through a wide variety of courses when you study with AIFS in Florence, Italy. You may choose to live in a homestay or a shared student apartment and enjoy activities such as guided city walks, visits to the many museums, churches and cultural sites of Florence, Italian cooking classes, opera and ballet performances, Italian cheese tastings, a gelato tour, and day trips to Pisa, Lucca, the Vespa Factory and more. AIFS in Florence includes a 4-day trip to Rome and a day trip to Siena.
AIFS is recognized as the premium provider of study abroad programs. Our all-inclusive program fees cover tuition and housing with $800,000 in scholarship and grant funding available each year. A meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service are also included. Since 1964, over 1.5 million students have traveled abroad with AIFS.
Offering more than$800,000 in scholarships, grants and financial support each year!
“We bring the world together”
Chapman University maintains a record of the courses that previous study abroad students have taken, and the equivalent Chapman credit that was granted for each course. To view the course equivalencies for this program, click “Sample Pre-Approved Courses” at the top of each program brochure page. Please note that Sample Pre-Approved Courses are courses that have been previously requested by a Chapman student for credit. It is not a comprehensive list of all courses available at the institution. You may view the entire course catalog for this program on the AIFS Florence website. Students are encouraged to request additional or revised equivalencies during the pre-departure process, which will be evaluated by the appropriate academic units on campus.
Credit and Grading Transfer
Credits from Richmond in Florence will transfer as follows:
Credits at Richmond in Florence
Credit at Chapman
Courses are graded according to the US grading scale. Students must enroll in the equivalent of 12-18 Chapman credits.
Grades will transfer according to the following scale:
Grade at Richmond in Florence
Grade at Chapman University
Credits are articulated based on U.S. credit equivalencies and credit hours earned.
All courses must be taken for a letter grade. Classes taken as ‘Pass/Fail’ will not be accepted, with the exception of internships. Internships must be approved by the Center for Global Education.