FUTURE-FOCUSED STUDY ABROAD

Italy

From the power of ancient empires to the beauty of modern artworks, the allure of Italy is undeniable and has stood the test of time for travelers from around the world. Family-run business power the modern economy and Italians have become known for la dolce vita – a combination of warm hospitality, laid-back lifestyle, and delicious, cuisine. Today political and economic challenges face this European Union member state, while at the same time it grapples with social issues and an influx of migrants. Italy offers a stunning Mediterranean climate and a rich cultural heritage that provide a nurturing environment for students to study abroad and pursue individual interests as unique as they are.

With IFSA you’ll have the opportunity to start exploring and meet Italians making waves in their communities. The cultural influence that Italy exudes worldwide is never far away as you develop insights that prepare you for a future role in local and global networks.

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IFSA January in Rome
Rome,
Italy
Celebrate the start of the new year in the Mediterranean sun! With temperatures during the day reaching a mild 54 degrees, you'll comfortably make your way around Rome to explore markets, monuments, and museums. The three-week International Political Economy class, perfect to fulfill an elective or business requirement, will examine the role of government in the production, distribution, and consumption of resources. With activities included, such as a trip to an organic winery, your time in Rome will be further enhanced and even more memorable. 
Term
Winter
Est. cost
$ 3,295
GPA
2.00
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IFSA Summer in Rome
Rome,
Italy
You’ll quickly make the romantic Italian capital of Rome your own as you explore its world-famous culinary delights, inspiring museums and ruins, and the Mediterranean lifestyle. Summer classes are centered around sustainability and social concerns, and they are designed to allow you to examine some of the world’s larger issues while in the historic location of Rome. 

During your Summer in Rome, customize your study abroad experience by taking a single class during the four-week Session 1 or take a single class during the four-week Session 2. You can also extend your studies by enrolling in both Session 1 and Session 2. Combine study with an internship by enrolling in Summer in Rome Session 1 followed by the eight-week Summer Internship in Rome program. 
Term
Summer
Est. cost
$ 3,995
GPA
2.00
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IFSA Summer Internships in Rome
Rome,
Italy
Spend your summer building your resume with an internship in Rome. The appeal of Rome is legendary. Who could deny the stunning ruins, fountains, and piazzas that dot the city? Imagine working among such inspiring architecture and living where “good food” may be redundant. With the Summer Internship in Rome, you can have just that, and meanwhile, you will gain global work experience and build intercultural skills for your future.

Enhance your learning and develop marketable skills with an eight-week Summer Internship in Rome. You can start your internship in late May (Session 1) or late June (Session 2), whichever works best for your schedule. You can also combine study with an internship by enrolling in the four-week Summer in Rome Session 1 followed by the eight-week Summer Internship in Rome (Session 2) program. 
 
Term
Summer
Est. cost
$ 5,995
GPA
2.00
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IFSA Study in Rome Plus
Rome,
Italy

MORE ACADEMIC OPTIONS TO MATCH YOUR AMBITIONS

Walk by ancient Roman city walls, stop for a quick espresso, and admire spectacular works of art—all on your way to class. Choose from a variety of IFSA classes in English that fulfill common requirements in business and the social sciences, plus take a class of your choice at the elite Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali (LUISS). You may also develop your intercultural and professional skills with an exciting internship or directed research designed for you in Italy’s capital city.


This program is ideal for students majoring in business, economics, finance, political science, pre-law, social sciences, and more.


More Rome Options: Check out IFSA Study in Rome. It's the same great program, minus the option to take a class at LUISS.

Term
Fall
Spring
Est. cost
$ 17,575
$ 17,575
GPA
2.70
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IFSA Study in Rome
Rome,
Italy

OUR MOST AFFORDABLE ROME OPTION INCLUDES RELAXED GPA REQUIREMENTS

If you’re ready to start exploring, this is the program for you! While making Rome your home, you’ll feel empowered to take a seat at the table and find your voice among other influencers. Courses and internships are designed to prepare you for your future role in local and global networks.


Ideal for students majoring in business, communications, political science, social sciences, sustainability studies, and more, this program was formerly called Influence in Society and Business.


Eager to learn with other local and international students? Check out IFSA Study in Rome Plus, which adds the option to enroll in one elective class at Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali (LUISS).

Term
Fall
Spring
Est. cost
$ 14,975
$ 14,975
GPA
2.00

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