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Whether you want to spend 2 weeks with us touring Lazio in May, 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? Tell us where you are. We might just plan a trip to see you!


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Upcoming Events

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Part of the Italian Studies Spring Lecture Series, don’t miss this screening of AUR Professor Tony Villani’s documentary “Roman Kosher” – a culinary journey indeed!


Relive memories, share new experiences at AUR’s most highly attended alumni event.


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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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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Joe Tacopina, owner of Bologna F.C. Soccer Team Visits AUR

On Thursday 9th April, Joe Tacopina, owner of Bologna F.C. Soccer club spoke with AUR Sports Management students about the challenges of bringing the American commercial sports model to the Italian national pastime of soccer. “If we don’t make it (into Serie A), I’d feel like jumping off this terrace.”

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