THE AIFS PROGRAM FEE INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING:

  • pre-departure orientation at Citrus College and on-site orientation program in Florence consisting of a welcome reception, orientation meeting with AIFS staff, comprehensive student handbook with local area information and a half-day walking tour of Florence with a professional English-speaking guide; 
  • museum pass valid for the duration of the program with unlimited entry to the Uffizi Gallery, Accademia Gallery, Bargello National Museum, Pitti Palace, San Marco Museum and Medici Chapel; 
  • guided visits to the Uffizi and Bargello; 
    entrances to the Opera del Duomo, Baptistery, San Lorenzo, Santa Croce Basilica, Santa Maria Novella, Brancacci Chapel and Laurentian Library; 
  • excursion to Pisa by local train; 
  • day excursion to Siena and San Gimignano by private bus including guided tour in Siena; 
  • support staff in Florence. Fully staffed AIFS Student Center with services of an AIFS Program Coordinator and Student Services Advisors for general information, personal advising and 24-hour emergency contact service; 
  • free wireless Internet access at the on-site AIFS Student Center during class hours Monday-Friday; 
  • medical insurance and program fee refund insurance policies; 
  • $50 non-refundable application fee.

The program fee is based on enrollment.
If 30 or more students enroll, the fee will be $2,775 per person; 
If 25-29 students enroll, the fee will be $2,845; 
If 20-24 students enroll, the fee will be $2,975.

EXCLUSIONS:

  • round-trip airfare between Los Angeles and Florence, Italy, and transfers overseas between the airport and the program site on the specified program dates for $995; 
  • mandatory additional U.S. government and airline-imposed departure taxes, fees and fuel surcharges of $669 (subject to change); 
  • $125 refundable damage deposit; 
  • optional three-day, two-night excursion to Rome for $495. Includes round-trip transportation; hotel accommodation in twin rooms with daily breakfast; entrance to the Vatican Museum, Colosseum and Roman Forum with guided tours; and the services of an AIFS Tour Manager. A minimum of 15 participants is required for this tour to operate; 
  • optional three-day, two-night excursion to Venice for $545. Includes round-trip transportation, two nights hotel accommodation in twin rooms with daily breakfast, vaporetto pass, half-day guided walking tour including St. Mark’s, entrance to the Doges’ Palace and the services of an AIFS Tour Manager. A minimum of 15 participants is required for this tour to operate; 
  • optional meal plan for $195 consisting of 10 vouchers for either lunch or dinner in local trattoria in Florence; 
  • community college enrollment fees; 
  • textbooks; 
  • meals not listed above; 
  • passport and visa fees if applicable; 
  • personal expenses; 
  • optional personal effects coverage and medical insurance upgrade.

See Optional Transportation Package.

These fees are guaranteed not to change as a result of fluctuations with the monetary exchange rate.

Applications are accepted on a space available basis. Apply now! For detailed costs, payment schedule and transportation information, please download the Summer in Florence program application.