Study Abroad at AUR
Join Us as a Visiting Student for a Summer, Semester or Year
Enrolling 500 students a semester from over 40 countries, The American University of Rome has hosted Study Abroad students for 5 decades working with renowned education institutions in the U.S. to provide a range of exciting and challenging programs that meet the needs of Study Abroad students and are fully integrated with their home programs.
Education on Location: Rome is Our Classroom
Courses held entirely on site are a captivating hallmark of our Study Abroad programs: face-to-face encounters with the rich art, history and culture of this vibrant capital city are a highlight of the study abroad experience for students from all disciplines.
Excellence in Academics: Our Course Offerings
We pride ourselves on a robust academic curriculum that features small classes (16:1 student/faculty ratio), award-winning international faculty and a wide range of courses across the following disciplines:
- Archeology & Classics
- Art History
- Business Administration
- Film and Digital Media
- Fine Arts
- International Relations and Global Politics
- Interdisciplinary Studies
- Italian Studies
- Religious Studies
Search Our Course Offerings
Credits and Accreditation
Study Abroad students can join us for a summer, semester or a full year, and transfer credits earned back to their home university. The American University of Rome is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
Housing: Your Rome Away from Home
All Study Abroad students opting for university housing are provided with furnished apartments in areas surrounding the campus for a “full immersion” cultural experience. All apartments are equipped with:
- PC Computer Wi-Fi and land-line phone;
- Linens, towels and washing machine;
- Fully equipped kitchens;
- 24/7 emergency assistance.
Student Life on and off Campus: Beyond the Classroom
Students are encouraged to participate in Italian culture and daily life. The University plays an active role in offering a wide variety of events and student activities. Highlights include:
- Men and women soccer teams;
- The Amazing Grace Gospel Choir;
- Cooking lessons with authentic Italian chefs;
- Trips to Tuscany, Capri and Pompeii;
- Running, Rowing, Yoga, Pilates, Bootcamp and more;
- Italian language exchange;
- Community service, student clubs, and peer-led activities.
Tuition and Fees for Independent* Study Abroad Students
- Tuition: €7,500
- Visa Fee (Permesso di Soggiorno): €195 (only for non-European citizens.)
- Health Insurance for 4 Months: €64 (only for non-European citizens.)
*Please Note: if you are currently attending one of our university affiliates, you will need to apply to our program through your university’s Study Abroad office. If you are not sure if your school is an affiliate, please contact us using the form below.
Preparing to Go Abroad
Start Your Road to Rome! Fill in the form below…
Very Important! The form below is for our VISITING STUDENT study abroad program. If you would like to spend your entire academic career in Rome and earn your American degree with us, please refer to our Degree-Seeking Program page.