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Architecture, International Business, Liberal & Visual Arts [Temple University]
Rome, Italy (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Homepage: Click to visit
Fact Sheet:
Country: Italy City: Rome
Mininum GPA: 2.75 Class Status: 03-Junior
Internships: Yes
Academic Areas:
Architecture, Art and Design, Art History, Arts, Classical Studies, Economics, English, International Business, Italian Studies, Management, Marketing, Photography, Political Science, Sociology
Language of Instruction:
English, Italian
Program Description:


Four academic program tracks:

Architecture/Landscape Architecture
International Business
Liberal Arts and Italian Studies
Visual Arts [In addition to the undergraduate program, coursework is also available for Temple University Tyler School of Art students at the master’s level.]

Semester or academic year study designed primarily for third-year undergraduates

Courses are taught by faculty from Italy and other European countries, in addition to faculty from Temple University’s Main Campus in Philadelphia

Course field trips acquaint students with the sights, artworks, monuments and festivals of Italy

Credit-bearing internships are available for business, liberal arts and visual arts students


  • A distinguished lecture series, art exhibitions, film series, guest critics and speakers supplement the academic program
  • Organized cultural outings
  • Volunteer opportunities in Rome


Except for courses in Italian language and literature, all instruction is in English.

Although Italian-language background is not required for acceptance into the Temple Rome program, students are urged to enroll in Italian language courses prior to the start of the program to ease the transition to Italian culture and enhance the overall experience. Students with no previous instruction in the Italian language are required to enroll in beginning Italian during their first semester in Rome.


Temple Rome is housed in the Villa Caproni, a handsome building facing the Tiber River in the heart of Rome. Just north of Piazza del Popolo and within short walking distance of the Spanish Steps and the Borghese Gardens, the Villa Caproni is convenient to living accommodations, shops and historical sites.


  • Program-arranged apartments
  • Program-arranged homestays (limited availability: mainly for students with prior study of the Italian language)
  • Independent housing


  • Classrooms equipped with smart technology
  • Computer lab and wireless internet system
  • Professional visual arts and architecture studios
  • Art gallery
  • Newly expanded and renovated classrooms, studios and student lounges

One of Rome’s largest English-language libraries containing 16,000 volumes, a film collection, periodicals, and access to the electronic resources and online catalogs of Temple Libraries collections