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Temple University Rome offers a semester or academic year study abroad program designed primarily for third-year undergraduate students. The program is comprised of four academic components: Architecture, for students enrolled in undergraduate architecture programs; Liberal Arts and Italian Studies, offering students the opportunity to choose from a range of courses focusing on Italy through the ages; Visual Arts, with courses in painting, drawing, sculpture, photography and printmaking; and International Business.
Internships for credit are available each semester. With the exception of Italian language courses, all instruction is in English.
ACADEMICS Four academic program tracks are offered each semester at Temple Rome. Below you will find information about each program track, including a list of courses offered.
Geography and Urban Studies
Eligibility is limited to students who:
will be at least 19 years old by the starting date of study at Temple Rome.
are currently enrolled as full-time, matriculated students and will have completed at least two years of college-level study with a satisfactory scholastic average (minimum 2.75 cumulative average on a 4.0 scale from all colleges/universities attended).
intend a full-time program of study at Temple University Rome and will be applying credits earned towards a degree.
are in good academic and disciplinary standing; students on academic or disciplinary probation or warning may not participate.
Students will be selected mainly on the basis of their intellectual purpose and emotional maturity.
We welcome the participation of qualified students from all U.S. colleges and universities.
Pre-departure MaterialsOnce accepted, we provide you with detailed pre-departure materials designed to guide you in preparing yourself for your time in Rome.
Pre-departure materials include:
Course registration materials
Passport information and visa application instructions
Travel and arrival information
Health and safety information
Billing document, containing confirmed tuition and program fees, and payment policies
Orientation ProgramsA pre-departure orientation program is conducted on Temple's Main Campus in Philadelphia by program administrators and former Rome students and faculty. An on-site orientation takes place during the first week ofthe program in Rome.
Housing options include:
Program-arranged homestays available for selected students, with priority given to those with prior study of the Italian language
For information about housing options, visit theTemple Rome Housingpage.
Fall Semester or Academic Year - April 1Spring Semester - October 1
Education Abroad and Overseas Campuses
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