Study at Lorenzo de Medici, Rome STEM Program

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Experience Rome with API!
Experience Rome with API!
Study Abroad in Rome with API!
Study Abroad in Rome with API!
API Students Exploring the Colosseum in Rome
API Students Exploring the Colosseum in Rome

About

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

Highlights
  • 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

Scholarships

API Scholarships
API Scholarships and Financial Aid Information

API awards approximately $500,000 in study abroad scholarships annually ranging from $250 -$1,000 per student.

Value
$250 - $1,000

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Alyssa
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Yes, I recommend this program

amazing experience

I had a great time! I was able to complete major requirements and have the experience of a lifetime! I took difficult science classes, to keep myself on track with my biology major. The classes were in line with the difficulty of my home university. All classes were taught in english, by professionals within their field (ex. psych class taught by a real life psychologist) I was able to set up time to volunteer in a local hospital as well, which will look great on my resume. I had no issues transferring credits at all, everything came through easily. The program itself is great. It includes three overnight excursions and many day trips. The program directors are impeccable and easy to reach. Highly recommend for all majors, not just science. Theres no program quite like this for the same cost.

Location

Location:
Rome
Currency:
Euro
Weather:
Jan-Mar
59 F / 37 F
Apr-Jun
82 F / 46 F
Jul-Sep
88 F / 61 F
Oct-Dec
72 F / 41 F
Airports:
Leonardo da Vinci
( FCO )
Ciampino–G. B. Pastine International
( CIA )

Italy in general is known for its "Dolce Vita" lifestyle that keeps people in a state of never-ending bliss while traveling here. In Rome you will experience ancient ruins, all of the pasta you can stomach, and timeless works of art.

About API

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