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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!


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Upcoming Events

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Join us for one of AUR’s most exciting events and check out the work of our very talented students.


Brian Ayers, Research Fellow and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of East Anglia provides insights into the role of archaeology in the exploration of the medieval North Sea world.


Archeologia Medievale, the journal of record that helped create a new field in Italy, is 40 years old. Sauro Gelichi (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice Professor) & Richard Hodges (American University of Rome President) will chair short lectures by Professors Sandro Carocci (La Sapienza, Rome), Paolo Delogu (La Sapienza, Rome) & Daniele Manacorda (Roma Tre)


Have you ever wondered what archaeologists really get up to? Join The editors – Cinzia Dal Maso e Francesco Ripanti – along with AUR president Richard Hodges, professors Valerie Higgins, Peter Gould and Massimo Osanna (Soprintendente of Pompeii, Herculaneum and Stabiae) as they discuss what it really means to be an archaeologist today.

Featured Stories

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Student Voices – Learning Beyond the Classroom

There’s more to life at AUR – hear from Danny Maloney, one of our Study Abroad students as he talks about his life and studies at AUR, including a snapshot of Roman life.

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Italian Minister of Labor Giuliano Poletti Speaks at AUR

March 11 – Italy’s Minister of Labor and Welfare, the Hon. Giuliano Poletti, discussed the Renzi Government’s recent labor reforms with AUR Business students. The lecture was part of the Business Distinguished Lecture Series, and was organized by Professor Aldo Patania.

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AUR Promotes Fine Arts Director Breda Ennis to Full Professor

Professor Breda Ennis is considered Ireland’s leading artist in Italy, having held exhibitions on both local and international platforms over the past three decades. We interviewed Professor Ennis to get a special take on this very prestigious promotion and to see what makes her creativity tick.

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