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Earthquake report: Sun. 30 October 2016

Once again an earthquake has been felt in Rome this morning. Again, as far as we know, there are no problems in the city, we are far from the epicentre. We encourage students, for the peace of mind of your loved ones, to drop them a line or give them a call to let them know you’re ok.

If any student has been effected by the quake and needs assistance, please call the University’s emergency contact number.

Undergraduate applications open for Spring and Fall 2017

Are you a dreamer, an adventurer? Are you looking outside your normal comfort zone? Join our diverse, multi-cultural, international community in Rome. We are now accepting applications for Spring (Undergraduate) and Fall (Undergraduate and Graduate) 2017: submit your application today.

J-Term: Applications open for Spring 2017 short courses

The American University of Rome offers a J-Term (January Term) with the aim of providing AUR resident and visiting students with exciting learning experiences, J-term offers fast paced courses addressing interest-worthy topics and areas of study. Spend 2 weeks in Rome, earn 3 credits, and enjoy all that Italy has to offer.

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Anything to say? A monument to courage by Davide Dormino

Irene Caratelli, Director of  the International Relations and Global Politics program at the American University of Rome, was one of the invited guests to the launch of David Dormino’s installation “Anything to say? A monument to courage” on December 6, 2016 at 12:30 in front of La Sapienza University. Professor Irene Caratelli – with something to

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Award-winning journalist, author and foreign policy analyst, Rula Jebreal, joins AUR as visiting professor.

An award-winning journalist, author and foreign policy analyst, Rula Jebreal has received accolades for her groundbreaking work in Italy, the United States and across the Middle East. Ms. Jebreal is a long-time friend and supporter of AUR who, we are very pleased to announce, has joined the faculty of the University as a Visiting Professor in the

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Reconciling tourism and heritage protection: lessons to be learnt from Vietnam.

In 2014 the spectacular Vietnamese site of Trang An received UNESCO World Heritage status becoming the eighth site in Vietnam to be honored in this way and the first in the country to be classified as a mixed site, equally important for both natural and cultural heritage. The beautiful limestone karst scenery is the backdrop for a rich historical heritage that includes temples, pagodas, paddy-fields, traditional villages and traces of Hoa Lu, the capital of Vietnam in the 10th and 11th centuries. Less visible, but no less important, are the caves within the area that contain evidence of human exploitation dating back more than 30,000 years.

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