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  • Locations: Rome, Italy
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Calendar Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Center for International Studies 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2018 04/30/2018
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Rolling Admission 08/29/2018 12/14/2018
Spring 2019 10/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission 01/23/2019 05/16/2019

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Majors: Anthropology Majors, Architecture Majors, Art History Majors, Art Majors, English Majors, Foreign Languages & Literatures Majors, History Majors, International Business Majors, Nutrition & Food Science Majors, Political Science Majors, Sociology Majors GPA: 2.5
Language of Instruction: English, Italian Housing: Apartment
Program Description:
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Program Information:

Study and live in the timeless, exciting city of Rome, where ancient ruins rub shoulders with modern buildings, mopeds, and macchiatos. Semester in Rome takes place at the American University of Rome, located on top of the Janiculum, Rome’s highest hill. This city is characterized by open-air cafés, quaint outdoor markets, classical monuments, and vast cathedrals and museums. Get lost in the streets and find yourself in the vibrant rhythms of the city’s eternal beauty. Toss a coin into the Trevi Fountain for luck—though you’ve already found it if you’re studying abroad in Rome.

Here are some things to expect while on this unique program:
  • Museums, monuments, and concerts galore
  • Student excursions, activities, and social opportunities
  • A central location for travel throughout Europe
  • Courses taught by highly qualified faculty
  • Beautiful apartments in traditional neighborhoods
  • Vast caches of impressive art, sculpture, and treasures
Location:
Rome (Roma in Italian) is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, and the reasons are clear. The city’s unparalleled glimpse into the past is a sight to behold! Rome offers countless historical, cultural, artistic, and even modern attractions to keep you busy while you live abroad. Italy’s capital is home to around 2.7 million people. The mild, Mediterranean climate makes it a great place to live year round.

Rome is a hub of European politics, art, and fashion. Your head will turn in every direction as you explore this city, including the Capitoline museum, Galleria Borghese, the Vatican, and the Coliseum. Snap some photos on the Spanish steps, throw a coin into the Trevi Fountain, and catch a glimpse of the Pope near St. Peter’s Basilica. And did we mention food? You can eat your way through this city! Italy and Rome are known for its delicious cuisine. Cap dinner off with an espresso and you're living like a true Italian.

While in Rome, you can hop over to one of the smallest countries in the world, Vatican City. It houses the breathtaking Sistine Chapel and endless amounts of beautiful artwork. If you're inspired to see the rest of Europe, you can easily travel from Rome. Spain, France, the Netherlands, Germany, and Greece are each only a two-hour plane ride away! 

 
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