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Apply today for Summer or Fall 2015!

Whether you want to become a part of the AUR community for Summer I or II, or join us for Fall 2015, why wait? Start your road to Rome today!


We Are Planning Our Spring 2015 Tour of Fairs

Interested in meeting us? Check out the dates and venues – start planning your future today


An Insider’s Look at Everything AUR

Flip through a digital version of our Viewbook to learn more about us, our programs and professors, and our students and alumni.

Upcoming Events

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“The Little Flower” comes to Italy. This 5 times Emmy-winning production will now grace the stage of the Teatro Sala Umberto in Rome. Admission free for AUR community members – by invitation only.


Calling all Alumni! What could be better than a trip back to Rome? Relive old memories and share new experiences at AUR’s most highly attended alumni event. This year’s reunion promises to be the best yet – don’t miss it!


Commencement Ceremony for the graduating class of 2015.


Presented by AUR and the American Academy in Rome. Call for Papers, Posters, & Videos by February 15th.

Featured Stories

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Dies Natalis Urbis Romanae! HAPPY BIRTHDAY ROME!

“As a study abroad student, being able to go to the Palatine Hill on Rome’s Birthday was a once in lifetime opportunity. It was a great experience to study Latin among some of Rome’s most important ruins, and with an incredibly knowledgeable group.”

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AUR Professor in BBC Easter Documentary

AUR’s very own Prof Valerie Higgins was among the academic experts interviewed for the BBC documentary “In the Footsteps of St, Peter”, presented by David Suchet.

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Academy Award Winning Director Paolo Sorrentino Awarded Honoris Causa Degree

The American University of Rome is honored to announce the conferral of an Honoris Causa Degree – Doctor of Humane Studies – to Paolo Sorrentino.

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