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The capital of Italy, Rome has always been a cultural and political stronghold and crossroads for people from across the globe. The glorious history of the eternal city can be seen in the form of artwork, exquisite monuments, museums, churches and architecture. One of the grandest sites in Rome is the great Colosseum, which remains an architectural feat in the eyes of modern engineers and has recently been named one of the “Seven Wonders of the Modern World.” The Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Square and the Basilica of St. Peter are ever-present reminders of the Catholic Church’s historical and religious influence. Rome is also full of picturesque piazzas and famous fountains. Here, Romans and visitors alike can step out of the hustle and bustle of modern Rome and enjoy people-watching over a café. For those looking to study in a cosmopolitan city rich with history, art, architecture and diverse people from around the globe, Rome beckons!
API Scholarships and Financial Aid Information
API awards approximately $500,000 in study abroad scholarships annually ranging from $250 -$1,000 per student.
Students who choose to study abroad in Rome with API at the John Cabot University (JCU) in Rome can study a wide variety of disciplines in English. Most API students choose to complete an Italian language course along with several other elective courses taught in English. It is highly recommended that students enroll in at least one Italian language course per semester. Italian language courses are taught at all levels. Full curriculum offered for semester, academic year, and summer programs.
This program is offered semester, academic year, and summer and is designed for students interested in studying abroad in Rome who wish to select courses from a wide variety of disciplines with less emphasis on the Italian language. All students must take at least one Italian language course per semester. Italian language courses are taught at all levels (beginning through advanced), while most other courses are taught in English.
Students who choose to study abroad in Rome with API at Lorenzo de’ Medici – the Italian International Institute (LdM) for a Maymester will take a course covering Italian film. This course offers students a unique lens in which to study Italian culture from its origins to the present day through the medium of film.
This program is designed for students interested in studying abroad in Rome who wish to take courses from the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, mathematics). Staying up-to-date on the latest research and understanding the historical development of theories, frameworks, and applications is equally important. For centuries, Italian researchers have delivered substantial contributions that often resulted in fundamental paradigm-shifts.