"A big, big, big, BIG thank you for giving me the funniest, loveliest, most exciting, interesting, fabulous, magnificent, food-filled six weeks that I've ever, ever had. I just can't believe we saw so much in so little time."

HR - AHA Alumni

AHA Gap Year and Semester Courses

Six Week Italy COURSES (AGES: 18 - 24)

*Undergraduates & Graduates.

Semester 15 Sept - 11 Dec 2017 12 weeks & 3 days £20500
Autumn 30 Oct - 11 Dec 2017 6 weeks £9870
Spring 22 Jan - 5 March 2018 6 weeks


Early Summer 23 April - 4 June 2018 6 weeks


Northern I 9 July - 23 July 2018 2 weeks


Northern II 23 July - 6 August 2018 2 weeks £3975

23 July - 6 August 2018

2 weeks £3975
Late Summer 20 August - 17 Sept 2018 4 weeks £7540

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


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 15th September, finishing Wednesday 4th October 2017 £4170
Students from overseas are welcome to arrive on Thursday 14th September for a small supplement
2 weeks in London without accommodation - starting the afternoon of Friday 15th September, finishing Wednesday 4th October 2017 £3480
1 week in Paris with accommodation - Leaving for Paris on Wednesday 4th October, finishing Wednesday 11th October 2017 £2170
1 week in the South of France with accomodation - leaving from Paris, Wednesday 11th October, finishing on Sunday 15th October 2017 £1480
2 weeks in Tuscany with accommodation - starting on Sunday 15th October, finishing Monday 30th October 2017 £2810
6 weeks: 2 weeks in London, 1 week in Paris one week in the South of France and a final 2 weeks in Tuscany £10,630



If you have left school, please note our Late Summer Course which is timed to return before the beginning of the University term.


Included in the fees:

  • Tuition in small groups
  • Train travel or private coach travel between cities
  • All accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • 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 Paris to Tuscany and travel from Tuscany throughout Italy on the Autumn course.
  • Transport when concerned with teaching (by issuing Oyster cards, bus passes, or buying train tickets)
  • Items not included in the fees:
  • Flights to and from Italy*
  • Connecting flights from domicile to the UK and back
  • Spending money**
  • Travel Insurance, repatriation or cancellation insurance***
  • Lunch and supper**

* We request that students book recommended flights out of and return to London, which we carefully select for each course, in order for the group to travel together and transfer from airport to hotel easily with their tutors. 

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

***Banner Insurance Group provides AHA with a Group Travel Insurance Policy that is open to all AHA participants. If you arrange your own, please ensure that your policy covers medical & repatriation expenses.  

For US citizens, in particular those who have yet yet travelled abroad, the US Department of State offer a "Smart Traveller Enrolment Program".  STEP is a free service which allows US citizens and nationals travelling abroad to enrol their trip with the nearest US Embassy or Consulate https://step.stage.gove/step/

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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