• LEARNING ABROAD
    LEARNING ABROAD Apply for the highest quality educational program
  • LEARNING ABROAD
    LEARNING ABROAD Apply for the highest quality educational program
  • UNITY IN DIVERSITY
    UNITY IN DIVERSITY We bring the world together
  • CULTURAL DISCOVERY
    CULTURAL DISCOVERY Join our group activities, field trips, volunteer opportunities
  • CARING SUPPORT
    CARING SUPPORT Get to know our friendly staff
  • ROME, ITALY, EUROPE
    ROME, ITALY, EUROPE Come study the city and culture you live in
  •  ITALIAN LIFESTYLE
    ITALIAN LIFESTYLE Experience living in an Italian neighborhood
  • LEARNING ABROAD
  • LEARNING ABROAD
  • UNITY IN DIVERSITY
  • CULTURAL DISCOVERY
  • CARING SUPPORT
  • ROME, ITALY, EUROPE
  •  ITALIAN LIFESTYLE

Academics

The academic program is designed in conjunction with Richmond, The American International University in London. The University is an independent, non-profit international university of liberal arts and professional studies. It is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Social & Culture

Truly take in the culture! Learning does not begin or end in the classroom. Get a true taste of Italian culture on visits to Rome’s museums, churches and archaeological sites, dinners with Italian students, peer to peer intercultural mentoring, art exhibitions, visits to the opera or ballet and a wealth of additional activities


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Housing

We always arrange the best accommodation available for students. You may choose to live in a shared apartment with other Richmond in Rome students or with an Italian family. Housing assignments are finalized before students arrive in Italy and are based on preferences listed on online housing forms.  Students’ personal data and addresses in Rome are registered upon arrival.

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Spend a semester, academic year or summer session in Rome with Richmond, The American International University in London and AIFS.

Immerse yourself in the culture, art and history of the most beautiful city of the world.

Live and study in Rome and experience the Grand Tour tradition: visit London, Florence, Venice, Pompeii and Naples with program faculty and fellow students.

Take in the culture, experience Rome’s museums, churches and archaeological sites, participate in dinners with Italian students, art exhibitions, attend opera, concerts, ballet, soccer matches and much more.

Integrate in the city life with volunteer opportunities and for-credit internships.

  • Founded in 1964 by Sir Cyril Taylor, the American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS) is one of the oldest, largest and most respected cultural exchange organizations in the world. With global offices in 6 countries, AIFS organizes cultural exchange programs for more than 50,000 participants each year and has been committed for almost 50 years to cross-cultural exchange.

  • The academic program is designed in conjunction with Richmond, The American International University in London. The University is an independent, non-profit international university of liberal arts and professional studies. It is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

  • Program arranged travel, housing and meals. Carefully selected hotels, centrally and safely located in the cities you visit with program. Comfortable, program contracted accommodation in Rome in student apartments or as paying guests with an Italian family.

  • Orientation Program: your first two weeks in Rome with an intensive orientation program with staff and faculty. Prepare yourself for a safe and enjoyable semester, become familiar with the Eternal city, with Italian language and culture.