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If you are self-motivated, curious about other cultures and aspire to be part of the international community,
then you are AUR.


All of our courses are taught in English


Couldn’t make it to our live webinars? No problem.

We recently held 4 back-to-back Admissions & Financial Aid webinars. There were undergraduate session in Italian, Spanish and English and a Graduate session (this one just in English). If you couldn’t attend live you can see the recording here.

Undergraduate and Graduate applications open for 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 Fall 2017 for both Undergraduate and Graduate entry: submit your application today.

Applications open for Summer short courses

AUR summer programs offer you an opportunity which combines stimulating and challenging academics with unforgettable social and cultural experiences both on campus and in the enchanting city of Rome.
Enjoy the city’s attractions and activities as a part of the community and at the same time, you may earn credits toward your degree.

Upcoming Events

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The Art History department is proud to host the projection of “The Last Niche”, followed by a panel discussion with Artist Giuseppe Ducrot and director Chiara Nano. Film director Chiara Nano will screen her film “The Last Niche”, a short documentary on artist Giuseppe Ducrot’s 5-meter-tall Carrara marble statue of St. Annibale Maria of France,


The Journal of Italian Cinema and Media Studies is a fully peer-reviewed English language journal, which explores Italian cinema and media as sites of crossing, allowing critical discussion of the work of filmmakers, artists in the film industry and media professionals. The journal intends to revive a critical discussion on the auteurs, celebrate new directors and accented cinema, and examine Italy as a geo-cultural locus for contemporary debate on translocal cinema.

Featured Stories

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President Richard Hodges publishes ‘Travel with an Archaeologist: Finding a sense of place’

Dr. Mary Beard,Professor of Classics at the University of Cambridge, Royal Academy of Arts Professor of Ancient Literature, and the Classics editor of The Times Literary Supplement, describes Dr. Richard Hodges new book as ‘An insider’s view of archaeology for the curious!’ She goes on to state ‘Hodges claims he became an archaeologist “to travel

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2017 Business Capstone Field Trip – with thanks to alumnus Matthew Ripsom

This weekend, as Spring finally took hold in Italy, the Capstone students from Business Administration program at AUR felt the call of adventure and the open road. Below, just a few of the pictures from the ‘2017 Business Capstoners Field Trip’ to Umbria. Friday saw the Seniors team visiting businesses typical of the region (steel, wine, truffles)

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AUR supports the Central European University (CEU) and academic freedom in Hungary

The Hungarian government has proposed amendments to the National Higher Education Law that would make it impossible for Central European University – and possibly other international institutions – to continue operations within the country. These changes would endanger the academic freedom vital for CEU’s continued operation in Budapest and would strike a blow against the

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