From the power of ancient empires to the beauty of modern artworks, the allure of Italy is undeniable and has stood the test of time for travelers from around the world. Family-run business power the modern economy and Italians have become known for la dolce vita – a combination of warm hospitality, laid-back lifestyle, and delicious, cuisine. Today political and economic challenges face this European Union member state, while at the same time it grapples with social issues and an influx of migrants. Italy offers a stunning Mediterranean climate and a rich cultural heritage that provide a nurturing environment for students to study abroad and pursue individual interests as unique as they are.
With IFSA you’ll have the opportunity to start exploring and meet Italians making waves in their communities. The cultural influence that Italy exudes worldwide is never far away as you develop insights that prepare you for a future role in local and global networks.