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The American University of Rome

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Study abroad at The American University of Rome

Founded in 1969, The American University of Rome is the oldest American degree-granting institution in Rome, Italy. It provides American liberal arts education in English to bright-minded students from all over the world.

The University currently offers a number of excellent undergraduate and postgraduate programs. International students can study anything from global politics to fine arts - there’s something for everyone.

Overlooking the historical center of Rome, The University is a traditional American college located on top of the Eternal City’s highest hill, offering a spectacular view of the city and the surrounding hills.

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Why study at The American University of Rome

  • Cultural diversity

    Meet students from different countries

  • Work experience

    There are great internships on offer

  • Global alumni network

    Connect with other graduates

Life as an international student

The American University of Rome is home to a highly diverse student body. Over 60 countries are represented on campus. The atmosphere is beautifully eclectic thanks to the many cultures and languages present on campus.

Staff at the University understand how important living arrangements are when studying abroad. International students can choose to live in excellent apartments that are modern, comfortable, and spacious.

Help is always available for international students at the American University of Rome. The amazing international office will support and guide you with anything you need - there’s always a friendly face by your side.

Student life & facilities

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  • Library
    • Individual Study Rooms
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
  • Fitness Centre
    • Free Weights
    • Fitness Classes
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  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
    • Campus Doctor
  • Tutoring Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support
  • Praying Rooms
    • Pre sessional English Academic skills courses

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Fees and funding

Fee information

  • Undergraduate tuition: EUR21,000 per year


Merit-based AUR Scholarships For new incoming degree-seeking students at AUR, there is ONE application for all of the below merit-based scholarships at AUR. You can apply for multiple scholarships that are applicable to you, however, please note that you can only be awarded one merit-based scholarship. While these scholarships are not able to be combined with each other, they can be combined with a financial need scholarship and/or a student training position. Each academic year, a maximum of €7,000 or $8,000 annually will be awarded to up to three students per scholarship.

  • Amount: Variable (up to 20% of tuition fees)
  • Requirements: Minimum GPA of 3.0

Need-based AUR Scholarships Offered to students who have found themselves in financial hardship and need financial assistance. Based on family income.

  • Amount: Variable (up to 20% of tuition fees)
  • Priority Deadlines Fall semester April 1st; Spring semester November 1st


The American University of Rome

Via Pietro Roselli, 4, 00153 Roma RM, Italy

Rome is an exceptional place with an incredibly rich heritage. Overseas students studying and living in Rome have easy access to wonderful restaurants, cozy cafes, chic boutiques, tourist spots, and vibrant social venues.

Visa requirements for The American University of Rome

Many international students will require a visa to study in Italy, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

Italy student visa requirements