You will find the city of Rome, with its myriad cultural & historical resources, is an infinite source of learning opportunities. The UA Rome Center offers an experience that replaces the traditional classroom with a didactic hands-on approach, through local site visits, museum tours and regional travel.
With the school located in the heart of the city, you’ll experience the history, culture, heritage, art & architecture of Rome first-hand. The city is used as a laboratory to examine historical and contemporary Rome. Through your roman sojourn, you will discover new experiences, ideas and perspectives that will contribute to academic & cultural growth. PHOTOS & STUDENT COMMENTS
Proposed Session Dates: Session 1: May 28 - June 29, 2013; Session 2: July 2 - August 3, 2013 DATES & ELIGIBILITY
Course Areas Offered: Beginning Italian, Core Credits (World Civ 1 & 2, Basic Art and Basic Architecture), European Area Studies and upper level Humanities & Art credit. COURSE INFORMATION
Accommodations: You will live in centrally located apartments (included in the program fee) with a common living area, 2-3 bedrooms (double occupancy/same sex), kitchen and bathroom. Each apartment comes with basic furnishings & supplies, as well as a washing machine, TV, and a PC (internet included) with wireless access. All apartments are located in traditional, well-established neighborhoods, like Trastevere, within a short walk or bus ride from the attractions of Rome.
Excursions: Students will spend time in Rome, learning Italian language and have afternoons to explore important cultural sites around Rome and the surrounding areas. There will be one weekend excursions (likely Florence), two day trips (likely to the Lazio Region), as well as plenty of free time for students to explore on their own.
Estimated Costs: $3,715 (includes UA tuition for 6 udergrdauate hrs) + Airfare (est. between $1,000 and $1,200) + Personal Expenses ESTIMATED COSTS & FUNDING
Faculty: The faculty are UA professors, mostly Italian, with extensive experience in Italian language, art, architecture and culture as well as a wealth of knowledge in the area of European studies.
Location: The UARC is conveniently located in the center of Rome in one of the most important palaces in Rome, Palazzo Taverna, not far from Piazza Navona and the Vatican City. Palazzo Taverna belonged to the Orsini Family from 1286 and in the year 1328 the site took the name of Mount Giordano, the name of Giordano Orsini, Roman Senator in 1341. The UA Rome Center is housed in the Empire wing of the Palazzo and includes design and humanities studios, classrooms/AV rooms, libraries, a fashion laboratory, faculty and staff offices as well as computer labs. COUNTRY INFORMATION
Questions? Let us know! CONTACT INFORMATION
Session 1: February 1, 2013; Session 2: February 15, 2013
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