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Temple Rome Undergraduate Summer

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Temple Rome: Summer I (6 weeks)

Temple University Rome's six-week summer session is comprised of undergraduate courses in a variety of disciplines. In summer 2019, courses are offered in art; art history; business; English; GenEd (Arts, Science and Technology, and Human Behavior); history; and Italian language. Credit-bearing internships in a variety of fields are also available. A main feature of the program is frequent, on-site instruction for many of the courses, enabling students to study firsthand the sites, treasures, traditions and cultures associated with the people and history of Italy. With the exception of Italian language instruction, all instruction is in English.

Program dates

Six weeks: mid-May through late June

Academic program

  • Undergraduate courses in art; art history; business; English; GenEd (Arts, Science and Technology, and Human Behavior); history; and Italian language. 
  • ​Courses taught by faculty from Italy and other European countries, in addition to faculty from Temple University’s Main Campus in Philadelphia
  • Course load: 2 courses, 6-8 credits total
  • Credit-bearing internships are available for undergraduates
  • Temple students who successfully complete (with a C- or better) credit-bearing coursework worth at least three semester hours in an approved summer or semester study abroad program with a minimum stay abroad of 28 days will satisfy the World Society (GG) requirement.

Academic and cultural enrichment

  • Academic excursions
  • Community engagement

Language of instruction

Except for courses in Italian language, all instruction is in English.

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
  • Professional visual arts studios
  • 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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Housing options

  • ​Program-arranged apartments
  • Program-arranged homestays for selected students
  • Independent housing


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

Applying to the program

Application Deadline: February 15