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The Rome Study Program offers students of all majors the opportunity to spend seven weeks in Rome, Italy, during the first summer session and to visit some of the most beautiful Italian sites on weekends; some field trips are included in the cost, others are optional. Italian families host students providing an in-depth experience of Italian life-style and language. Classes meet for 1 1/2 hours each lesson from Monday to Thursday in a beautiful school in the center of Rome.


Sponsored by College of Liberal Arts


  • ITL 320 - ITL 320-Advanced Italian (Robert Bucci) or
  • ITC 335 - Rome Sets the Stage: HIstorical and Social Changes in Italy or
  • ITL 320 and
    ITC 335 or
  • ITC 335 and
    ITL 365 - Conference Course (A.D Olson and Elisa Valentini)

Academic Information

Students can earn 3-6 credit hours. The following courses are available: ITL 328 - Composition and Conversation (first upper- division course in Italian), ITC 349 - Evolution of Italian Narrative & Contemporary Storytelling (upper-division course in English).For Italian majors and minors: ITL 365 - Conference Course in Italian.


Courses will be taught by UT Faculty. The Program Director is Antonella D. Olson, who teaches along with Robert Bucci. Students take either 3 or 6 credits while abroad.

Language(s) of Instruction

Italian and English


Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - No
  • Internship - No


Italian families host students providing an in-depth experience of Italian life-style and language.

Open To

Students from all colleges and schools

Program Cost

The cost of the program is $ 4,300. The fee does not cover airfare, UT tuition and fees, textbooks or lunches from Mon through Fr. For an extensive list of what the fee includes please see the website below. FOR STUDENTS ON FINANCIAL AID: you must take two courses for SIX credit hours in the summer in order to be eligible for financial aid.


- Summer First
  • Program: May 29, 2023 to July 7, 2023
  • Instructional: June 1, 2023 to July 7, 2023

Application Code


Program Coordinator

Sarah Survance

Additional Resources

Program Website
Peer Evaluations

Next Step

Interested students should contact Antonella D. Olson for more information about the program and application process.

Program information above is subject to change