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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


Next Open Day, April 22nd 2017

OPEN DAY AT AUR. April 22, 2017. Come and visit our outstanding campus on top of Gianicolo and see what being part of the AUR community is really like. Tour the grounds, talk to professors and students and enjoy a mini-lecture.

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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Isabella S.C. Scanderbeg, social entrepreneur, a European Community expert in the Culture of Peace, will present Communication for Peace – a personal, social and corporate potential. During the session the concept and practice of Communication for Peace will be introduced and described from a global and intercultural perspective.


The MA Program in Arts Management is proud to host Niels Righolt, Managing Director of the Danish Centre for Arts & Interculture (CKI). In a time of political transition, increasing digitization and rapid urbanization, Niels Righolt will touch on some of the most significant tendencies in Scandinavian and European cultural politics, trends in institutional governance


Professor Ian Hodder is the Dunlevie Family Professor in the Department of Anthropology, University of Stanford and he has been Director of the Stanford Archaeology Center. Since 1993 he has been excavating at the 9,000 year-old Neolithic site of Çatalhöyük in central Turkey, which is the subject of his lecture at AUR. The 25-year project


A guest lecture to address various segments of the international luxury market, including developing trends and the growing importance of emerging new consumers. “Dramatic changes require implementation of a more modern market driven, hands on approach.” This lecture will be conducted by Alessandro Fiorentino. Alessandro is a consultant for Mode Consulting and luxury hotel operator,

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Professor Davor Džalto presents his latest book”Art as Tautology”

On the 23rd March 2017, Professor Davor Džalto, Associate Professor and Program Director for Art History and Religious Studies and Director of the M.A. Peace Studies program, presented his latest publication to press, media and public in Belgrade. Art as Tautology (Umetnost kao tautologija) is published by Clio, the Belgrade-based academic publisher, in December 2016. The book explores

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President Hodges: ‘nEU-Med: Origins of a new economic union (7th-12th centuries)’

For the last 18 months, President Richard Hodges has been acting as Lead Investigator for the nEU-Med project, a European funded archeological project led by the University of Siena (UNISI). The project takes place in the Maremma region of south-west Tuscany (Italy), between the Colline Metallifere and the Tyrrhenian Sea. On Wednesday 12th of April 2017 at “Auditorium

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Professor Lorenzo Coretti to present on ‘The Democratization of Fear’ at Lund University, Sweden

Professor Lorenzo Coretti (AUR, Communication, Film and Digital Media) has been invited to present the paper “The democratization of fear: the transformation of political discourse in social media” at the ‘Media and Fear’ symposium, Lund University, Sweden. The talk, co-authored with Dr. Daniele Pica, will take place on March 15th 2017. Fear is a key

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