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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.

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In the years following World War II, a small group of writers dramatically changed the world and helped revolutionize  society.  They were collectively known as the Beat Generation and were the most important American literary movement of the second half of the twentieth century.  Through works like Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, Allen Ginsberg’s Howl,


Guest lecture addressing; “What is M&A?”, “Main features of a transaction”, “International practice”, “Why do companies engage in M&A?”, “Should the in-house counsel be a part of the decision?”, “The risk of underestimating legal issues”, and “Negotiation: the role of the business lawyer and litigation as a negotiation tool”.


The International Relations Department is pleased to present “Post-Western World: How Emerging Powers are Remaking Global Order”, a seminar by Oliver Stuenkel. Described as one of the best new voices in the field of international relations, Stuenkel presents a captivating analysis of the changing balance of power in contemporary global politics. Stuenkel brings to light


Globalization and world-making projects like UNESCO’s World Heritage program have changed the stakes for particular sites, through processes of greater interdependence and connectivity, transforming them into transactional commodities with exchange values, transcending their historical or material characteristics. But how do archaeologists or anthropologists access the political, when so much remains largely anecdotal, protected and typically occluded from view in complex international circuits. How

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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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