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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

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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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As part of the Business Lecture Series, the Italian Minister of Labor & Welfare Giuliano Poletti, will discuss the country’s labor policy and the recent reforms designed to increase employment opportunities for young workers in Italy.


Professor Lynn Meskell, Director of the Archaeology Center at Stanford University, will present on recent developments in UNESCO’s 1972 Convention World Heritage Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage.


The Carlucci Forum – Lee Oster presents: Are you pursuing a Liberal Arts degree, would also like a career in the business world, but you’re unsure how to connect the two? This lecture offers you the chance to hear a case history – and ask questions of a senior executive who did just that.


His Excellency Aydin A. Sezgin, the Ambassador of Turkey to Italy, will join AUR as a Special Guest Speaker to address the challenges and opportunities Turkey is facing today.

Featured Stories

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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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AUR Participates in Substantial Fundraising towards Upgrading Koha

Koha Receives substantial grant from EBSCO for enhancements to its web-based, open-source ILS. The American University of Rome played a fundamental role towards fundraising for the support which will, in part, integrate the Elasticsearch tool.

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How Does One Build a New Stadium in an Eternal City so Enamored with its History?

Dan Meis, tasked with tackling designs for the new AS Roma stadium, presented a lecture on what he has deemed his “most challenging” stadium creation.

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