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Whether you want to spend 2 weeks with us in January – while earning 3 credits – or join us for Spring semester, why wait? Start your road to Rome today!


Our Tour of Fairs in the U.S. and Europe Begins!

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An Insider’s Look at Everything AUR

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Upcoming Events

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Professor Rose from the University of Pennsylvania spent a bulk of his career excavating Troy and Gordion. He will join us to present a distinguished lecture on his findings at Troy.


The Fine Arts Department presents its bi-annual Student Art Exhibiton, one of AUR’s most attended events.


In cooperation with the Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory, University of Belgrade, and The Institute for the Study of Culture and Christianity, the conference will explore the philosophical, social, political, and theological dimensions of religion and realism.


The last day of classes brings to a close the Fall 2014 semester. Good luck with final exams!

Featured Stories

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A New Spin on Fibre Revolution: Plants, Textiles and Technology in the Ancient Mediterranean

On Wednesday November 12th, The American University of Rome was honored to host Dr. Margarita Gleba from the University of Cambridge. Dr. Gleba gave an extremely thorough and informational lecture on not only the importance of textiles in society, but how they are manufactured and maintained.

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Dr. Colletta on British Novelists in Hollywood – An Inaugural Lecture from AUR’s first Full Professor

Dr. Lisa Colletta, Full Professor of English Literature and Director of the Communication and English Program, was honored during her Inaugural Lecture where she presented on the challenges and experiences of displaced British novelists in the post-modern Hollywood setting.

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AUR Students Visit the Liberi Nantes FC, the First Football Team for Refugees in Italy

Students studying Sport and Society visited the Liberi Nantes FC, the first football club for refugees in Italy, based in Pietralata, a popular district in Rome. The students met the President and the Head of football activities of the Liberi Nantes Sport Association (ASD), an association aimed at promoting free access to sport.

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