Education on Location: Rome is Our Classroom

Courses held entirely on site are a captivating hallmark of our Study Abroad programs: face-to-face encounters with the rich art, history and culture of this vibrant capital city are a highlight of the study abroad experience for students from all disciplines.

Excellence in Academics: Our Course Offerings

We pride ourselves on a robust academic curriculum that features small classes (16:1 student/faculty ratio), award-winning international faculty and a wide range of courses across the following disciplines:

Archaeology & Classics
Art History
Business Administration
English Writing, Literature & Publishing
  Film and Digital Media
Fine Arts
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Relations and Global Politics
Travel and Tourism Management

Credits and Accreditation

Study Abroad students can join us for a summer, semester or a full year, and transfer credits earned back to their home university. The American University of Rome is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Housing: Your Rome Away from Home

All Study Abroad students opting for university housing are provided with furnished apartments in areas surrounding the campus for a “full immersion” cultural experience. All apartments are equipped with:

  • PC Computer Wi-Fi and land-line phone;
  • Linens, towels and washing machine;
  • Fully equipped kitchens;
  • 24/7 emergency assistance.

Student Life on and off Campus: Beyond the Classroom

Students are encouraged to participate in Italian culture and daily life. The University plays an active role in offering a wide variety of events and student activities. Highlights include:

  • Men and women soccer teams;
  • The Amazing Grace Gospel Choir;
  • Cooking lessons with authentic Italian chefs;
  • Trips to Tuscany, Capri and Pompeii;
  • Running, Rowing, Yoga, Pilates, Bootcamp and more;
  • Italian language exchange;
  • Community service, student clubs, and peer-led activities.

Application Deadlines

  • Fall Semester: March 31
  • Spring Semester: October 31

Looking for a Summer Program? Take a look here  

Tuition and Fees for Independent* Study Abroad Students

You’ll find all the information on fees on this page
*Please Note: if you are currently attending one of our university affiliates, you will need to apply to our program through your university’s Study Abroad office. If you are not sure if your school is an affiliate, please email detailing your current school and we'll let you know if they are an affiliate.


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