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Earthquake in Italy: 24 August 2016

An earthquake hit central Italy at 3.30am today, 24 August. It was 6.2 on the Richter scale. It was felt in Rome no damage or injury was reported here. AUR students are arriving, so many were not present. Those present are all safe.

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You still have time to apply for entry at both Undergraduate and Graduate level across many of our programs (not all). Submit your application today and you’ll be contacted by one of our Admissions team within 24 hours.

B.A. English Writing, Literature, and Publishing

The dynamic relationship between writing, literature, and practical skills, such as web design and using the computers as a media tool, becomes a multi-layered, interdisciplinary experience fostering creative self-expression.

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The ‘Citizenship in a global era’ conference is presented by:

Federal Bar Association, Immigration & International Law Sections and the Chicago Chapter\
John Felice Rome Center of Loyola University of Chicago
Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance of Stanford University
University of Notre Dame, Keough School of Global Affairs and Rome Global Gateway
The American University of Rome


AUR and the American Academy of Rome are hosts for 37th Annual Conference of Association of Environmental Archaeology entitled ‘Synthesis and Change in Palaeo-Environmental studies in the Mediterranean’. The discipline of environmental archaeology is approaching a number of cross roads that will challenge its existence and relevance in a world where humanities funding is shrinking, while archaeological scientific method is expanding…


Registration to the Democratizing Food Governance conference is now open. This conference is hosted by The American University of Rome in collaboration with the Economics, Management and Institutions Department of the University of Naples Federico II, the University of Vermont and University College Cork and supported by Fulbright and the European Society for Rural Sociology.

Featured Stories

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Brexit: EU΄s window of opportunity

The United Kingdom (UK) voted to exit the European Union (EU).Brexit is hitting the global economy,markets are shocked and the sterling went down to its lowest level since 1985 vis-à-vis the US dollar. An article by Professor Irene Caratelli.

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Inter Versiculos in Sicilia

A Week-long Workshop in Latin Verse Composition led by Dr. David Money of The University of Cambridge in association with the University of Michigan and The American University of Rome. Rationale From Virgil and Ovid to Erasmus, Milton, and Arnold – the practice of Latin verse composition has stretched across the ages and has –

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UK Referendum: Brexit, Voice, and Loyalty

The UK has always been an ambivalent member with anti-European sentiments, as it has a utilitarian approach to the European Union (i.e. market objectives, no politics). Latest polls show the results of the Referendum to be almost fifty-fifty. The bandwagon effect will be decisive. {An article by Professor Irene Caretalli}.

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