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Temple Rome Graduate Summer

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Rome Graduate Summer
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An afternoon at the Piazza del Popolo
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Temple Rome: Graduate Summer Seminar

Temple University Rome offers a four-week graduate seminar designed to bring together the disciplines of aesthetics and cultural studies. In its interdisciplinary thrust, the six-credit seminar is intended to serve as a foundation for advanced study in the human sciences and to reflect the most current trends of thought in post-modern culture.

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Program dates

Four weeks: late May through late June

Academic program

  • Seminar focus: Vision & Rationality
  • Graduate level course offered for credit in either English or Art History

Academic and cultural enrichment

  • Academic excursions
  • Guest lectures

Language of instruction


School location

Temple Rome is housed in the Villa Caproni, a handsome building facing the Tiber River in the heart of Rome. Just north of Piazza del Popolo and within short walking distance of the Spanish Steps and the Borghese Gardens, the Villa Caproni is convenient to living accommodations, shops and historical sites.


  • Classrooms equipped with smart technology
  • Computer lab and wireless internet system
  • Art gallery
  • Student lounges
  • One of Rome’s largest English-language libraries containing 16,000 volumes, a film collection, periodicals, and access to the electronic resources and online catalogs of Temple Libraries collections
  • Administrative offices

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For this program, most graduate students arrange for their own independent housing. In addition, students also have the option to stay in program-arranged apartments.


Open to qualified students matriculated at U.S. colleges and universities. 

Applying to the program

Application Deadline: February 15

For more information, contact:

  • Dr. Alan Singer, Program Director, Department of English, Temple University, asinger@temple.edu, 215-870-8704.