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.
IMPORTANT UPDATE, Summer 2021
Temple Rome Undergraduate Summer 2021 APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN. We expect this program to fill well before the deadline and encourage early application.
July 17, 2020, Fall 2020 update: After a thorough review of current circumstances and much discussion with our colleagues in Rome and on Main Campus, Temple University will not be able to offer the fall 2020 semester study abroad program at Temple Rome. Please see our program cancellation notice.
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 2021, undergraduate courses are offered in Africology and African American Studies; art; art history; English; GenEd (Arts, Science and Technology, and Human Behavior); graphic arts and design; Greek and Roman classics; history; Italian language; physics; and religion. Credit-bearing internships in a variety of fields.
Temple Rome Summer II Global Good
The Global Good's four-week undergraduate seminar in Rome offers you the opportunity to complete Intellectual Heritage II: The Common Good in the Eternal City. Undergraduate 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.