Summer in Rome, American University

Type Study Abroad
Duration 4 to 8 weeks
Next Date June 20, 2024
Starts from $6190

Destination: Europe

This summer, live like the Romans (and maybe better!)

A stellar summer program with exciting academic courses! Our Summer in Rome program offers the perfect study abroad experience: an array of courses at a distinguished institution, a wealth of co-curricular activities, and a city famous for cuisine, culture, and nightlife. Study at the American University of Rome, located on top of the Janiculum, one of Rome’s highest hills, overlooking the city’s historic center. Take innovative classes on a pine tree-studded urban campus that offers all the amenities that you’re accustomed to, and easily explore Rome’s impressive landmarks and ruins.


Requirements

Age : 18+
Education : For undergraduates: you have been a resident and a full-time student of the university for at least 3 months before applying for the pass.
Language : If your native language is not English, you may be required to demonstrate English proficiency by sitting a recognised test of your English language ability.
Minimum Experience : Future of Work Foundation Program
Visa requirements : None

Our in-person internships are designed to develop students’ Core Competencies

  • Time management
  • Technology Fluency
  • Leadership
  • Problem-solving
  • Effective communication
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Collaboration skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Decision-making
  • Active listening
  • Creative thinking
  • Being detail-oriented

Aaron J. Clark (P.A)

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Tuition & Inclusions

  • Orientation upon arrival
  • Full-time tuition and fees
  • Housing (apartment)
  • Medical and accident insurance
  • CIS Abroad support services before, during, and after the program
  • Academic advising
  • Financial aid counseling
  • Assistance with travel arrangements
  • Predeparture orientation
  • Airport pick-up
  • On-site support
  • American University of Rome official transcript
  • Local excursions and 1 day trip
  • The Local Life cultural program

Set Dates

4 weeks May 21, 2024 - Jun 20, 2024 $6190
8 weeks May 21, 2024 - Jul 24, 2024 $11290
4 weeks Jun 24, 2024 - Jul 24, 2024 $6190

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What makes this program unique?

American University of Rome

ere's your chance to experience Rome on a genuine and profound level. Seated on the green, quiet Janiculum hill overlooking one of the oldest cities of civilization, the American University of Rome (AUR) offers students a unique and insightful educational opportunity. AUR is proud of its challenging and authentic curriculum, as well as its vibrant international community. You'll meet people from all over the globe. The student body includes Americans, local Italian students, and other international students from over 40 countries. Simply visiting Rome as a tourist isn't enough to understand this complex city. As a student living at AUR, you'll gain deeper insight and appreciation into the life of Rome. Exciting student activities and AUR's expert staff will help you feel right at home. You'll have the experience of a lifetime! Founded in 1969, the AUR is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, an accrediting organization recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. The university has been offering study abroad programs for over 40 years.

Life In Rome

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! Live the Local Life Food Festivals - Local "Sagra" The sagra is an Italian festival, organized in some towns, or regions, and is always linked to a local tradition or food celebrated in the course of the event. There are several "sagra" around Rome including truffle festival; seafood pasta festival; suppli festival; wine & grapes festival. Rock in Roma Music Festival (June-August) Rock in Roma Festival is the largest festival in Rome with over forty bands performing over three months at the enormous, Ippodromo delle Capannelle. Soccer Games Get a glimpse of the Italian soccer culture at one of Rome's games! It's a great way to also meet locals and also other study abroad students. Don't forget to wear the local team jerseys! Local Restaurants Don't feel like cooking or simply want to try some local specialties? Venture out to the local tiny restaurants for amazing experiences! Don't forget to ask on-site staff for recommendations! Farmer's Market Check out and get your daily shopping done at the local market. Get to know the farmers, practice your Italian and stay healthy by eating seasonal products!

Top Housing

You’ll live with other American University of Rome program participants in beautiful student apartments. The apartments are located in traditional, well-established neighborhoods (ex. Monteverde, Giancolense, Trastevere, and Colli Portuense). Compared to other parts of Rome, these neighborhoods have more green spaces, better access to public transport, and are conveniently located to the historic center of Rome. All apartments are either within walking distance or conveniently located to public transit routes relative to the university. This housing is ideal for students looking for a “full immersion” cultural experience. All apartments are same-sex, non-smoking environments, and house 6 students on average in shared rooms with single beds. Students are assisted with maintenance and other issues that may arise during the occupancy.

Immersive Excursions

You'll be able to take part in built-in day trips at no additional cost. These trips are subject to change from term to term; listed below are excursions that have run in the past. Castel Gandolfo Day Trip Castel Gandolfo is a beautiful, small town located in the green Alban hills, overlooking a breathtaking volcanic crater lake Gianicolo Walking Tour The Gianicolo is the second tallest hill in Rome, which provides the most breathtaking view of the city Orvieto At Podere Sette Piagge, you'll learn about the concept of agriturismo. This excursion includes a visit to a local vineyard for wine tasting, a light lunch, and a guided tour of Orvieto Underground to explore the unique Etruscan history that lies beneath the city.

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