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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

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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Ms. Livia Podesta, Communications Officer in the Department for Intercultural Dialogue of the Swedish Institute will talk about the role of communication, sexism in advertisement, and its impact on society. Join us for this very special and highly anticipated lecture.


Organised by the University of Kent’s Centre in Rome, the conference: “Showcasing Raphael”, will take place in the Auriana Auditorium of The American University of Rome. Speakers include Profs. Tom Henry and Ben Thomas (University of Kent) Prof. Paul Gwynne (AUR), and many more. Free entry, all welcome.


Prof. Crocchiolo, former senior officer of the UN’s Global Programme on AIDS, will provide an update on the state of the art of the AIDS pandemic.


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

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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