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 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 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.
Important Program Updates
Temple’s Education Abroad office has made extensive efforts to make studying abroad possible for summer 2021. Given the global changes amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, your study abroad experience will differ from how you may have imagined it. As we move forward, we will provide you with updates specific to your program. In the meantime, we encourage you to reference Education Abroad’s COVID-19 Updates and COVID-19 Acknowledgement of Risks.
- 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 are also available.
- 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
- 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.
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
- 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
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Applications for the program will be reviewed on a rolling basis; therefore, students are encouraged to apply early. If the program reaches capacity, qualified applicants may be placed on a waitlist.