As an Audit Student at The American University of Rome you will have the unique experience to learn in an international setting and broaden your education by attending classes at the college level. We work hard to ensure that your experience is rewarding and innovative. Our classes draw upon strong connections to Rome, Italy, and its unique culture. 

You will have full access to our campus, library, computer labs as well as the lectures and events that we host throughout the year, including our distinguished lecture series. 
You may audit one or more courses as an Audit student. 

Audit Student Application Checklist

  • Submit an application via our online application form.
  • Complete your personal statement; 250-500 words on the following:
    What you are interested in studying and why do you want to study at The American University of Rome as an Auditing Student?
  • Submit an official university transcript from your last institution attended.
  • Submit a copy of your valid passport.
  • Pay the application Fee of $50/€50 (depending on your citizenship).

Applicants whose native language is not English, (unless they have been attending an English speaking school/university for at least 3 years) will need to supply an official TOEFL score, IELTS English language proficiency examination result or DuoLingo English Test results.

Application materials should be sent through our online application system or via email to or by regular mail to:

The American University of Rome
Attn: The Admissions Office
Via Pietro Roselli 4
00153 Rome, Italy

Note: If all your supporting documents are not ready when first submitting your application, we will send you a link to upload outstanding materials.


Inquiries should be directed to The Admissions Office at

The American University of Rome’s Admissions Office reserves the right to request additional items in order to complete the application process.

Please note: we cannot issue visa documentation to audit, non-matriculating, or part-time students. In order to receive a visa, students must be taking at least 12 credits per semester.
  See our Application F.A.Q. for supporting information