This program is designed for students interested studying abroad in Rome who wish to take courses from the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, mathematics). It offers students in sciences and related majors a unique educational opportunity. Rome offers the perfect setting for this integrated exploration of sciences and their histories and allows easy access to other significant locations in science development.
The core of the program is a required course on Italy’s contributions to modern sciences. Students can then combine a selection of science courses that can vary each semester. In addition, students may choose among a variety of general education courses. Italian language study is encouraged but no language courses are required.
Pre-med, pre-nursing, or pre-health students (sophomores and up) have the opportunity to participate in a credit-bearing internship at a local Rome hospital
- Study STEM coursework in English while surrounded by rich, Roman history
- Walk out of the classroom into the historic center of Rome
- Alongside STEM courses, LDM offers liberal arts, studio art, and social sciences classes
- Live like an Italian in shared apartments located within walking distance of LDM
- Pre-med and nursing students have the opportunity to participate in a credit-bearing hospital internship
API Scholarships and Financial Aid Information
API awards approximately $500,000 in study abroad scholarships annually ranging from $250 -$1,000 per student.