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Apply today for MayMester, Summer, or Fall 2015!

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!


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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AUR and the American Overseas School of Rome to hold joint Alumni Reunion on the West Coast.


One of Time Magazine’s “100 Innovators in the World of Sports”, architect Dan Meis, will discuss with AUR students the business of designing modern sports facilities.


Academic literature & popular media are full of stories of climate change driving cultural change. This lecture will examine different regions, times, societies, & complexities to demonstrate how studies of past human-climate interactions can be applied to present-day debates on climate.


AUR’s Film & Digital Media Program is preparing for its 4th annual 24-Hour Film Festival open to everyone at AUR including students, alumni, faculty, & staff!

Featured Stories

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George Eliot’s “Quarry for Romola”

Provost Andrew Thompson has published an edition of a working notebook by the great Victorian novelist George Eliot. Her previously unpublished “Quarry for Romola” is held in the Parrish Collection at Princeton University Library and is one of around twenty such notebooks to survive.

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AUR Welcomes its Biggest Spring Incoming Class Ever

Spring 2015’s Welcome Week started off with the arrival of our biggest incoming class for Spring term ever! The students come from sixteen countries including Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, Canada, China, Finland, Germany, Greece, Iraq, Italy, Ivory Coast, Libya, Nigeria, Spain, USA, Venezuela and speak thirteen languages between them. Several Welcome Week activities have been arranged

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Recent FDM Graduate Francesco Malavasi Screened Documentary on Immigration at Independent Short Film Festival in Sicily

Recent Film & Digital Media graduate Francesco Malavasi’s short documentary People In Motion was  one of five films featured at the independent short film festival Cefalu Cinema DOC on Saturday, January 17th. The festival’s theme of globalization deals mainly with the relationship between Italy and the rest of the world. People in Motion, consisting of

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