Summer School 2014
Now offering blended and online courses. Registration starts March 25th.
Announcing AUR Graduate School!
Pursue your Master's Degree in Sustainable Cultural Heritage or Religious Studies
Study Opera with Marilyn Horne
Join us this June for the inaugural run of the Summer Vocal Institute.
A Campus of Many Cultures
"A small-scale, optimistic and interconnected world..."
Rise to the Extraordinary
Aerial view of Rome from AUR's home: the Janiculum Hill.
Rise to the Extraordinary
Secure Your Future
in the Eternal Past

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If you are self-motivated, curious about other cultures and aspire to be part of the international community,
then you are AUR.

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Start Your Road to Rome!

We are still accepting applications for: the Summer Vocal Institute with Marilyn Horne, June and July Summer Sessions and Fall 2014.


Turning Charlemagne into an Asset for Rome: 5-day Masterclass and Conference

Apply today for one of twenty full-ride scholarships! Additional Call for Posters. Deadline: April 20th, 2014.


Engage, Change, Develop – Reach Your Vision

85% of our graduates from the last 5 years (2009-2013) have either continued onto a higher level of education or have successfully entered the workforce.

Upcoming Events

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The American University of Rome proudly presents the Fine Arts Exhibition of student art work.


Whence Comes Black Art? A song recital & lecture by Derrell Acon – a Joint Fine Arts Program and American Academy in Rome event.


Turning Charlemagne into an asset for Rome


A joint meeting of The American University of Rome, Blue Shield, World Archaeological Congress, University of Vienna and Newcastle University.

Featured Stories

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AUR Professor Headlining at USA Girl Scouts Overseas Conference

Professor Kathleen Fitzsimmons, the Business Studies Program Director, has been tapped to lead a session at the upcoming USA Girl Scouts Overseas Conference in Garmisch, Germany.

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Honorary Degree to be Awarded to Britain’s Most Celebrated Classicist

The American University of Rome is thrilled to announce Dr. Mary Beard as one of its 2014 Honorary Degree Recipients.

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The Marco Chronicles

Professor Geoghegan Writes Rome.

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Next Events:
- All Access April 2014: April 17th from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm ET
- International Students Day: May 7th from 4:00 am to 7 pm ET

Life at AUR

Summer in Rome!
Tue, Apr 22, 2014

A Busy Mid-April at AUR
Mon, Apr 14, 2014

Roma State of Mind
Thu, Apr 10, 2014