Buenos Aires, the charismatic capital of Argentina, combines European style and sophistication with South American energy, flair, and passion. Academic year, Fall, Spring, and Summer students will study at the University of Belgrano and earn college credits through a wide variety of courses from art history and architecture to business and sociology in our Traditional Program, or in our Medical Spanish Immersion Program. When you study with AIFS in Buenos Aires, you may choose to live in a homestay, or student apartment, depending on the program term. Enjoy a wide range of social and cultural activities such as trips to museums and galleries, tours around the city and its museums and galleries, a tango dancing night, and traditional 'mate' tea and 'asado' Argentine grill get-togethers. Day trips and excursions include a trip to Colonia del Sacramento, and optional excursions to Iguazu Falls and a Fiesta Gaucha. Please refer to the AIFS website for program and term-specific details.
Study in the lively capital of Costa Rica at Veritas University where you will enjoy all the attractions and amenities of a big city while being within reach of two coasts, volcanoes and national parks of the central highlands. Experience “Tico” culture first hand and practice your language skills by living in a local homestay and sharing meals with your host family. Get to know more of Costa Rica with cultural activities including tours and museum visits. Explore vibrant markets, buzzing nightlife, street art and charming neighborhoods as you immerse yourself in beautiful San José. Various cultural and social activities are included, such as walking tours, on-campus clubs, cooking classes, and visits to local museums and markets. Excursions and day trips are also included, and additional excursions may be optional. Please visit the AIFS Study Abroad website for term-specific details!
Earn credits through a wide variety of courses when you study in beautiful, historic Florence at Richmond University. You’ll have the option to live in a homestay or in a student apartment as you experience many social and cultural activities, such as trips to local art galleries, an Italian cooking class, and visits to the local museums. Enjoy trips to Rome, Siena and Venice, immersing yourself in the Italian culture. Volunteer and internship opportunities are also available. AIFS in Florence includes a one-week orientation before the semester begins so students can acclimate themselves to Italian language and culture. Fall semester students attend orientation in the beach-side town of Pietrasanta, while spring semester students attend orientation in Rome. A for-credit International Internship Program (IIP) is also available, in which students take a 2-week Intensive Language Preparation course worth 2 credits. In the spring semester, a Fashion Management and Marketing Program is also offered. Volunteer opportunities are available and interested students can enhance their volunteer work with a for-credit Service Learning and Active Citizenship course. Please refer to our website for term-specific program details!