Study Abroad in Rome

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Explore Rome, Italy

Few experiences rival the opportunity to study abroad in Rome. Nowhere else can students step between thousands of years of art, history, and rich layers of contemporary Italian culture, surrounded by world-famous churches, monuments, and museums.

Study abroad students biking together in Rome Italy
Study abroad students together smiling
Study abroad students about to take a cooking class in Rome

Every CIEE block program has frequent cultural excursions uniquely designed to complement the program’s academics and enhance students’ cultural immersion.

In Rome, past study abroad excursions have included:

  • Visits to Florence to explore Renaissance art and history
  • Exploring the Umbria region and the charming town of Orvieto famous for the colorful cathedral
  • Visit the ancient roman imperial Villa at Sperlonga and hen enjoy some free time on the beach
  • Exploring the ancient ruins of Ostia, the ancient harbour of Rome

Where Students Study

Our Center in Rome is part of the CIEE Open Campus Block Network. CIEE Rome is right in the heart of Rome, walking distance from the Colosseum, Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, and and Campo de’ Fiori neighborhood.

Roma Tre University
Founded in 1992 by the Ministry of Public Education, Roma Tre University is a public research university comprised of eight schools, 32 departmento, and more than 35,000 students.

Study abroad students outdoor lecture in Rome


Depending on their program of study and availability, students may be able to participate in an internship or volunteer. In Rome, students can help out at local retirement communities, arts organizations, youth centers, homeless shelters, and more. Students can also build new skills and intercultural competencies by interning at a local business.

Study Abroad Programs in Rome

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What People are Saying

  • "It’s a great program! A lot of cultural and social experiences which I’ll always remember."

    Elisha M., University of Washington
  • "It is an amazing experience and way to meet new people."

    Sabria C., North Carolina A & T State University
  • "CIEE is a wonderful program that provides its students with the ability to really explore the world outside the classroom."

    Sam V., Drake University
  • "It is a great experience to learn about different cultures and yourself along the way. The staff is always there to help, which makes acclimating much easier than one would think. Great program with great people."

    Maria C., Framingham State University