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On Wednesday, November 14, 2018, the American University of Rome hosted an evening of lectures as part of the Frontinus Society’s conference “De Aquaeductu Urbis Romae.

On a field trip to the Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga National Park, students went to the very heart of the Apennine Mountains going from Rome's sea level to an altitude of more than 4,900 feet or 1,500 meters.

One of the many benefits of studying at AUR is, not only do you have access to all the wonders of Rome, but also Europe’s great capital cities are just a few hours away by plane.

Italy’s most iconic monuments have no end of surprises, as AUR students learned during summer excavations at the Colosseum and Imperial Fora.

A newly released TV documentary, The Rooftops of Rome, features the work of AUR Professor Dr. Catherine Cornet who interviewed the Italian jewelry designer of Game of Thrones, among other personalities.

Alumnus Simone Amorico, owner of Access Italy, a top luxury tourism company with clientele including Oprah and the Obamas, returned to AUR recently to share his enthusiasm and experience in this rapidly expanding sector with students in Marketing for Travel and Tourism.

AUR student Derek Cebrian spent 10 days this summer attending a Latin poetry composition workshop in Sicily: Inter Versiculos IV along with Professor Paul Gwynne (Programme Director for

As 2019 draws closer, so does an important milestone for The American University of Rome: our 50th Anniversary.

A very special milestone is fast approaching for AUR: in 2019, our University will celebrate its 50th anniversary. The commemoration of this will include an exhibition of AUR’s history so far, and on October 3rd a sneak peek of this exhibition was revealed to the community.