"They say there is no such thing as a perfect moment but when we stepped into the Sistine Chapel, deserted, standing empty just for us, it wasn't just a perfect moment but a mind-blowing, perfect hour. What more can I say other than, thank you with all my heart for a truly life-changing trip."

LF Gap Year Course 2007

AHA Gap Year Course

Six Week Italy COURSES (AGES: 18 - 25)

*Undergraduates & Graduates.

Late Summer 18 August - 18 Sept 2014 4.5 Weeks £6,520
European Semester 12 Sept - 8 Dec 2014 12 Weeks £17,780
Autumn 27 Oct - 8 Dec 2014 6 Weeks £8,560
Spring 19 Jan - 2 March 2015 6 Weeks £8,560
Early Summer 20 April - 1 June 2015 6 Weeks £8,990
Late Summer 17 Aug - 17 Sept 2015 4.5 Weeks £6,880
Autumn 26 Oct - 07 Dec 2015 6 Weeks £8,990

 If you would like to pay in Euros or Dollars, please request on application


If you would like to take part in some, but not all of the European Semester Course then why not join us for a shorter 2 or 6 week course within the Semester Course. Please see below for details: 

2 weeks in London with accommodation - starting the afternoon
of Friday 12th September, finishing Sunday 28th September 2014
Students from overseas are welcome to arrive on Thursday 11th September for a small supplement of £110
2 weeks in London without accommodation - starting the afternoon of Friday 12th September, finishing Sunday 28th September 2014 £3,070
1 week in Paris with accommodation - Leaving for Paris on the
Sunday 28th September, finishing Monday 6th October 2014
1 week in the South of France with accomodation - leaving from Paris Monday 6th October, finishing Sunday 12th October 2014 £1,240
2 weeks in Tuscany with accommodation - arriving Sunday 12th October, finishing Monday 27th October 2014 £2,420
6 weeks: 2 weeks in London, 1 week in Paris one week in the South of France and a final 2 weeks in Tuscany £9,230



If you have left school, please note our Late Summer Course which is timed to return before the beginning of the University term. It is just under 5 weeks long with an optional week at the end continuing onto Sicily.



Included in the fees:

  • Tuition in small groups
  • Train travel or private coach travel between cities
  • All accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • Return flight from the UK to Italy ***
  • Presently, flight prices are running over £300 and we are sorry to impose a flight supplement.  When we send you an invoice we will note a supplement according to the exact flight cost over £250.
  • Transfers in Italy
  • All transport in Italy when concerned with teaching
  • Instructional materials
  • All museum entrance fees
  • Notes and reading lists
  • Drawing tuition
  • 2 conversational Italian lessons
  • Extras included in the Semester Course:
  • The additional courses in Tuscany (language, cookery, literature, and film).
  • All travel and air travel between cities on the tour i.e flights from London to Paris and from Paris to Tuscany and travel from Tuscany throughout Italy on the Autumn course and a return flight to the UK after the 12 weeks.)
  • Transport when concerned with teaching (by issuing Oyster cards, bus passes, or buying train tickets)
  • Items not included in the fees:
  • Travel Insurance, repatriation or cancellation insurance.
  • Connecting flights from domicile to the UK and back*
  • Spending money**
  • Lunch and supper

* If students travelling from countries other than the UK wish to organise their own flights to Italy, meeting the group there, we will deduct the cost of the flights that would have otherwise been bought.

We recommend that students bring £35 - £38** per day to cover food, drinks and spending money.

Travel insurance for Uk students can be arranged by contacting Mind the Gap Year. They offer competitive & comprehensive insurance adaptable to each of the courses we offer. Please ensure that you policy covers medical & repatriation expenses.  

Flights are purchased seperately through our travel partner Round the World Experts, ATOL bonded 4267. Total monies paid will not exceed the fees stated above, although last minute sign ups may be asked to pay a flight supplement.

AHA protects client moneys paid in advance by placing them in a Clients Trust Account as recommended by the tour regulations of the 1992 Consumer Protection Act. Monies are held in this segregated account (and thus not part of the audit of Art History Abroad) until the completion of a course.


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    The Red House
    1 Lambseth Street
    IP23 7AG
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