Study Abroad in Rome, Italy: Service Learning: Summer

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Spend your summer volunteering abroad in Rome! You'll earn 6 credits through the Service Learning Program at Richmond, The American International University in Rome. Courses are taught in English and Italian, with no previous Italian language study required.

The Service Learning Program combines a community placement with academic work, designed to allow students from all majors gain valuable life experience and learn about global issues. Students works within charitable foundations or in volunteer groups on activities such as distributing food to the homeless or helping at a local day care.

Cultural and social activities include:
• Guided city walks
• Visits to museums
• Opera, ballet and musical performances
• 2-day excursion to Florence.

Optional excursions include a:
• 3-day trip to Venice
• 3-day trip to Sorrento, Pompeii, Vesuvius, Naples and Capri (Session 2 only).
A 2-night tour of London, England, is included for students on the AIFS Flight Package.

  • Earn 6 credits and transcript issued by Richmond in Rome
  • 2 day trip to Florence, Italy
  • Wine, pizza, and gelato tastings included
  • Meal plan included for authentic Italian cuisine at local restaurants

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