Rome, Italy

Summer in Rome

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Information for term Summer in Rome

Application deadline, and cost information.

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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: May 20 – Jun 17, 2019 (4 weeks)
  • Credit: 3 - 4 per Session semester hours / 4.5 - 6 per Session quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: Jun 17 – Jul 15, 2019 (4 weeks)
  • Credit: 3 - 4 per Session semester hours / 4.5 - 6 per Session quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: Jul 15 – Aug 11, 2019 (4 weeks)
  • Credit: 3 - 4 per Session semester hours / 4.5 - 6 per Session quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: May 20 – Jul 15, 2019 (8 weeks)
  • Credit: 3 - 4 per Session semester hours / 4.5 - 6 per Session quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

The application deadline has passed.

Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: Jun 17 – Aug 11, 2019 (8 weeks)
  • Credit: 3 - 4 per Session semester hours / 4.5 - 6 per Session quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Application Deadline

The application deadline has passed.

Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: May 20 – Aug 11, 2019 (12 weeks)
  • Credit: 3 - 4 per Session semester hours / 4.5 - 6 per Session quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Overview

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Study in Rome and immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of the Eternal City. Take your Italian language skills to the next level, explore the evolution of Italian painting, discuss the historical development of the mafia in Italian society, and learn the history of the Vatican. Courses are taught at CIEE Global Institute – Rome, in English, and complemented with immersive co-curricular activities designed to increase intercultural understanding.

Unique Experiences

  • EXPLORE

    Explore some of the world’s most breathtaking cultural destinations, like the Vatican, Saint Peter’s Basilica, and the Spanish Steps. Then go mobile! Stay in Rome for the duration of your study abroad or add on sessions at other CIEE Global Institutes in Berlin, Cape Town, London, Madrid, and Paris.

  • VISIT

    some of Italy’s most famous UNESCO World Heritage sites.

  • TOUR THE ANCIENT RUINS

    of Pompeii or head to Tivoli see its beautiful Renaissance villas.

  • residents

    4.3M
  • bridges

    900
  • MOST VISITED CITY IN THE EUROPEAN UNION

    3rd

Location & Culture

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Rome is simply a one-of-a-kind destination. Once the center of Western civilization, and with a history spanning over 2,500 years, Rome houses some of the world’s most-visited attractions. It also includes Vatican City, an independent country within Rome’s boundaries.

The Culture

EXCURSIONS & ACTIVITIES

  • Gain a glimpse of what ancient life was like through the ruins of Ostia Antica or Pompeii.
  • Wander the famous Renaissance villas of Tivoli, a small picturesque town outside of Rome.
  • Get a taste of Italian small town life in Orvieto, with its Etruscan origins and its 14th century Cathedral overlooking the Umbrian countryside. 

PROJECTS

Make a difference in your host community through a number of wonderful opportunities!

  • Provide English language tutoring to immigrants or children at community centers
  • Volunteer at local NGOs, homeless shelters, and more

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Daily Life

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  • HOUSING

    Shared Apartments: Live only steps away from the most famous sites in Rome! You’ll share an apartment with 4-7 CIEE students in a historic building in Prati or Trastevere, safe, residential neighborhoods surrounded by quaint markets, shops, restaurants, and public transportation. Some will even share an apartment with a “Buddy,” a local student enrolled in an Italian university.

  • MEALS

    Meals are not provided, but apartments are equipped with kitchens, appliances, and cookware.

Rome, Italy

Where You'll Study

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    CIEE GLOBAL INSTITUTE

    Located in Prati, the institute is just a few minutes away from the historical city center, a short walk from the Vatican, and surrounded by authentic Roman trattorie and restaurants.

  • B

    St. Peter's Basilica

    Late Renaissance church by architects including Michelangelo & holding up to 20,000 worshippers.

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Program Details

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What you need to know

The program details

Students choose one, two, or three four-week sessions and focus on the culture and history of Rome. In Session I, students take Genius Artists for the Genius City. In Session II - Power, Politics and Law: Mafia, Camorra, and Gomorrah. In Session III - A City within a City. The Vatican and Rome. History, Politics and Society. Students can also enroll in an optional Communicative Italian Language course taught in Italian (1 credit). In-class work is augmented with co-curricular visits to the city’s rich variety of cultural institutions and organizations relevant to the course offerings.

CIEE Global Institute – Rome is located in Rome’s historic center, within walking distance from the Colosseum, Trevi Fountain, Navona Square, and Campo de’ Fiori neighborhood, right in the heart of Rome.

Academics

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Academics

  • CLASS FORMAT

    Students enroll in one 3-credit CIEE course per session. Teaching methods vary by course but generally include lectures, discussions, individual and group projects, as well as excursions in and around Rome. Students may also enroll, once per student, in the one-credit Communicative Italian class in addition to their 3-credit class.

  • GRADING

    Students are graded based on a combination of participation, homework, written assignments, individual project work, presentations, and midterm/final examinations. Participation and punctuality in all classes weigh heavily in student evaluations.

  • ACADEMIC CULTURE

    Classes meet several times a week, and co-curricular excursions and events are integrated within the coursework to complement what you’re learning. Additionally, classes are augmented online through Canvas, our learning management system.

Eligibility

  • OVERALL GPA

    Students need to have a GPA of at least 2.5

Curriculum

Program Credit

  • Total credit: 3-4 semester/4.5-6 quarter hours per session (Students choose to enroll in one, two, or three sessions)

If you can think it, you can study it! Delve into a wide array of topics such as the historical development of the mafia in Italian society, or the evolution of Italian painting. Each session, students enroll in:

  • One CIEE area studies elective course: 45 contact hours for 3 semester/4.5 quarter hours
  • An optional Communicative Italian course (may be taken only once): 15 contact hours for 1 semester/1.5 quarter hours

Note: This course listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract between CIEE and any applicant, student, institution, or other party. The courses, as described, may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curricular revisions, assignment of lecturers and teaching staff, and program development. Courses may be canceled due to insufficient enrollment.

Scholarships

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Scholarships & Grants

CIEE offers more than $8 million in scholarships and grants annually to help students like you make your study abroad dream a reality.

Students who apply to this program are eligible for the following scholarships and grants:

  • Ping Scholarships for Academic Excellence
  • Global Access Initiative (GAIN) Grants
  • CIEE Gilman Go Global Grant

To be considered, submit the CIEE Scholarships & Grants application within your CIEE program application. Learn more at the Scholarships & Grants section of our website.

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Dates, Deadlines & Fees

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Dates, Deadlines & Fees

You get more for every dollar when you study abroad with CIEE, because our high-quality programs include everything from excursions to insurance. There are no hidden charges, and no disappointing surprises when you arrive.

YOUR FEE INCLUDES:

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Excursions and/or Study Tours
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

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Fees & Housing

Summer Session I 2019 4 weeks Deadline Passed May 20, 2019 Jun 17, 2019
$4,150
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $2,433 **

Housing = $1,250

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $4,150

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $600

International Airfare = $1,450 ††

Local Transportation = $120

Books & Supplies = $50

Personal expenses = $750

Total Estimated Costs = $2,970

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

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This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

for students in apartments; students in the homestay option should budget 300 for meals not included in fees

†† round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

Summer Session I and II 2019 8 weeks Deadline Passed May 20, 2019 Jul 15, 2019
$7,470
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $4,503 **

Housing = $2,500

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $7,470

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $1,200

International Airfare = $1,450 ††

Local Transportation = $240

Books & Supplies = $100

Personal expenses = $1,500

Total Estimated Costs = $4,490

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

for students in apartments; students in the homestay option should budget 300 for meals not included in fees, per session

†† round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

Summer Sessions I, II and III 2019 12 weeks Deadline Passed May 20, 2019 Aug 11, 2019
$10,790
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $6,573 **

Housing = $3,750

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $10,790

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $1,800

International Airfare = $1,450 ††

Local Transportation = $360

Books & Supplies = $150

Personal expenses = $2,250

Total Estimated Costs = $6,010

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

for students in apartments; students in the homestay option should budget 300 for meals not included in fees, per session

†† round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

Summer Session II 2019 4 weeks Deadline Passed Jun 17, 2019 Jul 15, 2019
$4,150
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $2,433 **

Housing = $1,250

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $4,150

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $600

International Airfare = $1,450

Local Transportation = $120

Books & Supplies = $50

Personal expenses = $750

Total Estimated Costs = $2,970

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

Summer Session II and III 2019 8 weeks Deadline Passed Jun 17, 2019 Aug 11, 2019
$7,470
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $4,503 **

Housing = $2,500

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $7,470

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $1,200

International Airfare = $1,450 ††

Local Transportation = $240

Books & Supplies = $100

Personal expenses = $1,500

Total Estimated Costs = $4,490

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

for students in apartments; students in the homestay option should budget 300 for meals not included in fees, per session

†† round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

Summer Session III 2019 4 weeks Deadline Passed Jul 15, 2019 Aug 11, 2019
$4,150
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $2,433 **

Housing = $1,250

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $4,150

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $600

International Airfare = $1,450 ††

Local Transportation = $120

Books & Supplies = $50

Personal expenses = $750

Total Estimated Costs = $2,970

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

See Scholarships

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

for students in apartments; students in the homestay option should budget 300 for meals not included in fees

†† round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

To help you budget, keep in mind that students are responsible for the cost of international airfare, local transportation, books and supplies, visas, and personal expenses. In addition, ask your college or university study abroad advisor if your school charges additional fees for study abroad.

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