Temple University Rome, established in 1966, provides students from a variety of disciplines the opportunity to study in Rome for an academic year, semester or summer. Over its more than 50-year history, Temple Rome has maintained a strong academic and cultural program that takes advantage of the splendid resources Rome and Italy have to offer, both historical and contemporary.
Courses taught at Temple Rome are specifically designed to enhance your understanding of your new surroundings. Many allow you to bring context and life to your studies through frequent on-site instruction within Rome and excursions to other cities, and by incorporating guest speakers and critics into the curriculum. Internships are also available. The program is open to qualified students matriculated at U.S. colleges and universities.
Temple Rome Semester
Temple Rome offers a semester or academic year program, with seven academic areas (Architecture and Urban Studies; Business; Humanities/Social Sciences, including Italian Language and Culture; Media and Communication; Sport, Tourism and Hospitality; STEM: Biology or Engineering; and Visual Arts), but an interdisciplinary approach is encouraged. Internships are available.
Temple Rome Undergraduate Summer
Temple Rome Summer Session I
In summer 2019, undergraduate courses are offered in art; art history; business; English; GenEd (Arts, Science and Technology, and Human Behavior); Greek and Roman classics; history; and Italian language. Credit-bearing internships in a variety of fields are also available.
Temple Rome Summer II
Disability Identity: An International Perspective
In 2019, the summer II program examines structures that help to shape the identity of persons with various types of disability in contemporary society and explores how the behavior of persons with disabilities influences these structures. Undergraduate (GenEd Human Behavior) and graduate credit available.
Temple Summer in Italy
Excavation of the Roman Villa in Artena
Join long-time Temple Rome professor Jan Gadeyne to learn the techniques of archaeological fieldwork by participating in the excavation of the Roman villa in Artena, a small hill town approximately 40 miles southeast of Rome.
Undergraduate and graduate credit available.