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  • Locations: Rome, Italy
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Center for International Studies 
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA Required: 2.5 Program Type: Affiliate
Language: English Program Advisor: Jenny Kawata,
Program Description:

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Program Information:
Summer in Rome takes place at the American University of Rome, located on top of the Janiculum, Rome’s highest hill. The University is committed to providing a diversified curriculum that combines the numerous cultural and educational resources of Italy. Start getting excited about:


  • A wide variety of courses taught by distinguished faculty – Summer in Rome offers a variety of exciting courses in art history, archaeology & classical studies, communication & film, business studies, international relations & global politics, fine arts, and Italian language & culture. Study Italian in Rome- where better to learn Italian?
  • Central location – Summer in Rome is located in the historic Trastevere neighborhood of Rome. Less than a mile from the University you will find many famous Roman monuments and museums such as Vatican City, the Castle of St Angelo, and the Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica.
  • Extracurricular activities, student excursions, and social events –Summer in Rome offers you a number of opportunities for more exposure to Italian life and culture.  These activities include movie nights, cooking classes, gelato nights, theater nights, soccer matches, and wine tastings. 
  • Museums, monuments, and concerts galore – There’s a never-ending list of museums to visit, monuments to see, and concerts to attend. Spend a dream semester taking in everything you’ve read about in the history books: the Coliseum, the Roman Forum, the Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Cathedral, the Pantheon, and more.  
Summer in Rome is housed at the American University of Rome, whose innovative academic program gives you several curricular options. The University’s faculty of experts from American, Italian, and European universities are all dynamic professors who will engage you and challenge you to make your time abroad an intellectual as well as cultural experience. Classes are frequently on-site, an unparalleled opportunity in a city like Rome. Imagine taking in an archeology lecture amidst ancient ruins in the Roman Forum, or studying art history while gazing at the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. And the University connections with The Vatican, the Italian Parliament, and other institutions guarantee a close look at Italian life.



  • Study Italian in Rome and other courses in your major: small classes sizes guarantee individual academic attention
  • Courses are varied, site-oriented, and taught by highly qualified faculty
  • Take classes in the historic Trastevere district
  • An epic city with world-famous food, cafés, and nightlife
  • A beautiful Mediterranean climate with comfortable weather
  • Vast caches of impressive art, sculpture, and treasures
  • World-renowned architecture, museums, and historical sites
  • National passion for futbol, sports, and recreation
  • Student excursions, activities, and social opportunities
  • A central location for travel throughout Europe
  • Local excursions to help you get the most out of Rome
  • 3-day CISabroad orientation with tour of Rome


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SRU Program Requirements
  • Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 to study abroad, however, some SRU international partner institutions may require a higher GPA
  • There is no class level requirement for study abroad at SRU
  • Disciplinary files will be requested from the Office of Student Conduct, for each applicant, and will be taken into consideration during the review process.
  • Please make sure to check with the Financial Aid (if applicable) for academic and other requirements that pertain to potentially receiving aid during your study abroad experience. 
To apply for this program use the green 'Apply Now' button at the top or bottom of the page.  You will be prompted to log in after which you will be directed to the SRU study abroad application forms and other requirements. Once you have completed all required items, and your application has been reviewed and approved, you will be instructed to begin an application directly in the CISabroad application portal. Please do not begin an application with CISabroad until you have been first approved by SRU.

Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.