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 PROGRAM UPDATES
Fall 2021-Spring 2022
Applications are open for academic year, fall, and spring programs. Education Abroad and Temple Rome are working to ensure a positive and enriching time abroad. Given the global changes amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, your study abroad experience may differ from how you imagined it. Take a look at communications for previous terms to get a sense for the type of updates you might receive to prepare for your time abroad.
As we move forward, we will continue to monitor developments related to COVID-19 and will provide you with updates specific to your program. In the meantime, we encourage you to reference Education Abroad’s COVID-19 Acknowledgement of Risks.
The Summer I and II 2021 programs in Rome are scheduled to move forward. View Temple Rome Summer 2021 Program Updates.
The spring program at Temple Rome is running. View Temple Rome Spring 2021 Program Updates
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.