Spend one six-week block (or up to two blocks) exploring some of the world's most breathtaking cultural landmarks in "The Eternal City." From the Colosseum to the Trevi Fountain, Saint Peter's Basilica, and the Spanish Steps, Rome is home to dazzling sites within walking distance from CIEE Rome in Piazza di Campitelli, 3.
During this epic study abroad program, you'll take advantage of Rome's academic strengths by studying food, nutrition, art, architecture, cinema, history, sociology, politics, and more. During the program, you'll explore what marvels other Italian cities have in store for you on organized day trips to places like Florence, Pompei, or Tivoli. Discover their hidden treasures and iconic attractions, like Michelangelo's "David" in Florence!
Build Your Summer Adventure
Select one or two six-week blocks at any CIEE Open Campus Block location. Stay in Rome for both blocks or go mobile and spend your second block in Berlin, Buenos Aires, Cape Town, Copenhagen, Dublin, Kyoto, London, Madrid, Monteverde, Paris, Santiago, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, or Yucatan.
EXPLORE A VIBRANT METROPOLIS
where the ultimate bucket list of must-sees awaits you around every corner.
VISIT ITALY’S WORLD HERITAGE SITES
like ancient Pompeii, then head to Florence to salute Michelangelo’s “David” after a shopping spree at the local leather market.
ENJOY THE ITALIAN LIFESTYLE
with a relaxing day at the beach. Top it off by learning to prepare your own gnocchi and tiramisù.
- Catch a glimpse of what ancient life was actually like through the revealing ruins of PompeiiWander the famous Renaissance villas of Tivoli, a small picturesque town outside of Rome.
- Visit Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance, and salute Michelangelo’s “David” after a shopping spree at the local leather market
Other Cultural Activities and Study Tours
Make a difference in your host community through a number of wonderful opportunities.
- Visit significant Rome locations, such as the Colosseum, the Spanish Steps, the Pantheon, Saint Peter’s Basilica, Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel Ceiling, and the Trevi Fountain
- Learn how to prepare home-made Italian meals like pasta and pizza
- Explore the ancient ruins of Ostia, the ancient port of Rome
- Wander the famous Renaissance villas of Tivoli, a picturesque town outside of Rome.
- 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
- Field trips and cultural activities
- Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
- 24/7 emergency on-site support
1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!
GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.
Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.
Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.
Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.
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- Study tours and cultural activities included
- Internships and volunteering opportunities
- Rigorous academics
- Cultural immersion
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|Approximate Decision Date (Subject To Change)
|Approximately 2 weeks after the deadline
|NOTE: The deadline listed is for REGISTRATION of this program with William & Mary through the W&M Global Education Office here at studyabroad.wm.edu -- but you must apply directly to this program via their system according to THEIR deadlines, which may be earlier than W&M's registration deadline!
** Students will be notified of their status for this program and be able to complete post-decision materials following the term's application deadline.