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  • Locations: Rome, Italy
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2018 10/15/2017
**
Rolling Admission 01/04/2018 05/07/2018

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Fact Sheet:
College/School: College of Architecture, Design and Construction Department/School: Architecture
Program Type: Auburn University Faculty-Led Program AU Faculty Director(s): Carla Keyvanian, clk0011@auburn.edu
Majors: Architecture Majors Student Level: JR-Junior, SR-Senior
GPA: 2.25 (Undergraduates) Language of Instruction: English
Program Description:
 

AU CADC - Architecture Program in Italy

 

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

This program is a full semester of exploration, analysis, and synthesis in the center of Western civilization. Courses engage the study of urban ideas, research, documentation, and design with specific reference to place-based learning and experience. Discussion will include the urban and political history of Rome, typology, mapping, neighborhoods, streets, urban spaces, and fundamental issues of urban dwelling and design that shape the contemporary city.

Host: Auburn University College of Architecture Design and Construction, University of Arkansas Rome Center (http://www.arkrome.it/).

IMPORTANT DATES

Spring 2018

  • 4 January 2018: Depart the US (overnight flight)
  • 5 January 2018: Arrival - Check into housing. Program begins!
  • 8-13 January 2018: Orientation
  • 15 January 2018: Classes Begin
  • 12-16 March 2018: Spring Break for the Rome Center (estimate)
  • 4 May 2018: Classes and examinations end
  • 7 May 2018: Last day to vacate apartments. Program ends!

 

LOCATION

Rome.Vatican

Rome, Italy

Rome's history spans two and a half thousand years. There is archaeological evidence of human occupation from at least 14,000 years ago. With such a large past, the city is filled with amazing sites, rich architecture, and a brilliant culture. After the Middle Ages, Rome was ruled by popes such as Alexander VI, who transformed the city into one of the major centers of the Italian Renaissance. The Renaissance period changed Rome's face dramatically, with works by Michelangelo and the frescoes of the Borgia Apartment. Located on the Tiber River, Rome enjoys a Mediterranean climate with an average temperature of 45 degrees in January and a high of 86 in July. The architecture of Rome is varied, with modern next to ancient throughout the city. The city holds a multitude of fountains, many parks, statues, bridges, and large scale catacombs under the city. Roman cuisine has had many influences in its history, with Jewish influences frequently seen in cooking.

PASSPORT AND VISA REQUIREMENTS

If you do not have a PASSPORT: Please check http://travel.state.gov for the nearest local passport office and forms. Auburn Abroad recommends that you apply for a passport as soon as possible. If you already have a passport: Please check the expiration date. Passports should be valid for at least 6 months following your scheduled time abroad.

VISA REGULATIONS:

  • All students participating on this program will work with the Auburn Abroad Office in order to obtain a student visa for Italy

  • Non-US Citizens must check on visa requirements for visits of any duration in Italy.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

 Contact the Faculty Director listed at the top of the page with any program specific questions.


This program is currently not accepting applications.