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Rome, Italy


Global Temple Conference

Temple Rome housing options may vary by term. Check with your Program Manager for information about your term's available options. 

  • Program-arranged housing
  • Homestays, with Italian families (not currently available)
  • Independent housing (not available during Summer II terms)

Students are encouraged to apply to the program well before the deadline as program and/or housing capacity may be limited. 


  • University-arranged shared apartments are located in lively residential areas with many local shops and eateries nearby. The distance to Temple Rome is approximately 1.5 miles. You may walk or take public transportation (short bus or metro ride) to the campus building.
  • The apartments are not U.S.-style student residences where rooms and configurations are uniform, each apartment can vary in size and layout, as well as in the number of students it can accommodate. Apartments house between four and seven students, with no more than three students per bedroom. 
  • All apartments are non-smoking and equipped with:
    • shared bedroom(s) and bathroom(s)
    • a kitchen equipped with basic cooking utensils allowing you to shop for groceries and prepare your own meals
    • Wi-Fi
    • Washing machines and drying racks
    • Two sets of basic bed linens and 2 towels
    • Television
    • Weekly cleaning service & maintenance

Homestay (currently unavailable for all terms)

  • Available for flexible students who are interested in complete linguistic and cultural immersion
  • Provides additional opportunities for language practice, as Italian hosts do not necessarily speak any English
  • Private room in an Italian home (typically an apartment or condo)
  • Includes home-cooked dinner four nights a week (Monday through Thursday), and you'll be able to prepare a continental breakfast on weekdays
  • Usually located in one of many residential areas beyond the historic center of Rome, so you will get to know local neighborhoods that the casual tourist never sees
  • Commute to campus, on average, is 45 minutes by public transportation, but may be up to over an hour each way
  • In the case of limited homestay availability, priority will be given to students who have already studied Italian language at the university level

Independent Housing

Temple students and non-Temple students, with approval from their home institution, may elect to arrange their own housing. If you opt for independent housing, you will be required to provide your confirmed housing address (the same address for the entire semester) to Education Abroad one month prior to the start of the program.