Program Details

Semester in Rome is housed at the American University of Rome, whose innovative academic program gives you several curricular options. The University’s faculty of experts from American, Italian, and European universities are all dynamic professors who wil
Rome, Italy
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:

Study and live in the timeless, exciting city of Rome, where ancient ruins rub shoulders with modern buildings, mopeds, and macchiatos. Semester in Rome takes place at the American University of Rome, located on top of the Janiculum, Rome’s highest hill. This city is characterized by open-air cafés, quaint outdoor markets, classical monuments, and vast cathedrals and museums. Get lost in the streets and find yourself in the vibrant rhythms of the city’s eternal beauty. Toss a coin into the Trevi Fountain for luck—though you’ve already found it if you’re studying abroad in Rome.

Setting Description:
Rome is a tourist destination for people around the world, and it’s no wonder why. The city’s unparalleled glimpse into the past is a sight to behold! It offers countless historical, cultural, artistic, and even modern attractions to keep you busy during your semester. Italy’s capital is home to around 2.7 million people. The mild, Mediterranean climate makes it a great place to live year-round. From the Vatican to the Coliseum to the countless fountains, statues, and ruins, Rome offers something for anyone with an interest in history! Another of Rome’s main attractions is the food- Italy is known for its incredible cuisine that will leave you wanting more. You won’t want to leave this incredible city by the end of your study abroad program!
For current prices and dates please visit the CISabroad website.

Program Reviews

Overall Rating


Based on 3 Reviews

  • Spring in Rome

    My 2018 spring semester was spent in Rome, and thanks to CIS I had the best time of my life. From the moment I got to Italy, the on-site staff made me feel comfortable in a completely new setting, with excursions, hangouts, suggestions about what to do,

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • If you love Rome-ing around, Rome is for you!

    Rome was the most amazing city to live in. Everything from the food to the culture was amazing. CISabroad is a good program to facilitate your experience. I think having an advisor, Romina, while I was there was rewarding because I came to her with any

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Hands down, best time of my life!

    I studied in Rome, Italy for the Fall 2014 semester and loved every single minute of it. I applied back in February and did so in order to find out my admission decision and get the ball rolling quickly. I heard nothing back for a month before I contacted

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend