Presentation on theme: "In co-operation with the American Institute for Foreign Study NORTHERN CALIFORNIA STUDY ABROAD CONSORTIUM Florence Spring Semester 2013 January 2013 to."— Presentation transcript:
In co-operation with the American Institute for Foreign Study NORTHERN CALIFORNIA STUDY ABROAD CONSORTIUM Florence Spring Semester 2013 January 2013 to April 2013
Why Study in Florence during Spring Semester? Some of the worlds greatest galleries and museums Considered the most beautiful city in Italy if not Europe Home to some of the finest cuisine in the world Earn transferable college credit studying in Florence with your own US instructors Experience the culture in a city where every street and building has a history dating back hundreds of years
History is all around… Program facilities are conveniently located in the historic center of Florence Florences historic cathedral and tower is an excellent landmark in the center of Florence History is all around!
Academic Facilities Located in the heart of Florence in Piazza della Repubblica Studying in the Dante Alighieri Language Center means you will meet students from all over the world all wanting to discover Florence and learn Italian Traditional classrooms with modern facilities
Dante Alighieri Language Institute Ideal location on Piazza della Repubblica Friendly reception staff
Italian Life & Culture Course A course taught by guest lecturers to introduce you to different aspects of Italian life and culture. Your US faculty act as teachers of record. Typically 6 lectures & 6 visits to museums & galleries
Cultural Calendar Cooking classes Wine tasting Soccer matches Concerts & Opera Film nights Events are subsidised by AIFS
Student Services Office located in the Danta Alighieri Institute Cultural Calendar Welfare Local Information – banking, sports Travel – Italy & Europe Research 24 hour emergency contact service
Meal Vouchers 30 vouchers can be bought as an optional extra Exchange them for lunch or dinner in a selection of restaurants around the center of Florence Traditional Tuscan food Three courses mean you wont go hungry!
*OPTIONAL* - 30 Meal Vouchers for $545 to use in 9 restaurants
Internet Access Free wireless connection in the study center during class hours Card to use in a local chain of Internet centers Over 15 centers in Florence and others all over Italy
Optional Pre Tour of Europe Departing the US on Jan. 26,2013 and arriving in Florence Jan. 27, 2013 Visiting Paris and London PLEASE NOTE: There is a European internal flight on the tour and therefore students are strongly advised to sign up for the AIFS flight package so they do not have to organise this themselves
Map of the Historical Center of Florence Study Center