Life and Language in Rome
When in Rome do as Romans do!
This old adage encapsulates the experience offered by our summer language study-abroad program in Rome. Students live with local families and take classes every day in the historic heart of the eternal city to gain a full immersion experience in the Italian language and culture. After classes students explore the city, do sigh-seeing with Dr. Romani (a native of Rome), visiting the famous and less-known local sites, from the Colosseum, the Vatican Church and Museum, and the Trevi Fountain, to the neighborhoods outside of the Aurelian walls of Trastevere and Testaccio. In addition, there will be a weekend excursion to Siena in Tuscany. A main goal of this program is to provide students with tools and skills that allow them to develop a deeper understanding of Italy, its culture and lifestyle.
Important Program-Specific Information:
Term: Summer Session 1
Program Dates: May 27 to June 25, 2022
Program Itinerary: Click here to explore the program!
Course: ITAL 2701: Study Abroad in Rome (3 credits), Italian Language Course at Italiadea (3 credits)
Program Fee: $3,900
Housing Accommodations: Homestays
Air Travel: Round-trip air travel is not included as part of the program fee.
DSS Info: Students at Seton Hall University who have a physical, medical, learning or psychiatric disability, either temporary or permanent, may be eligible for reasonable accommodations during their study abroad program. In order to receive such accommodations, students must identify themselves at the Office of Disability Support Services (DSS), provide appropriate documentation and collaborate in the development of an accommodation plan. Students seeking accommodations on a study abroad program, are encouraged to begin the process with the DSS office at least 6 months in advance of the program start date. Click here to learn more.
Dr. Gabriella Romani is Professor of Italian at Seton Hall University. She is originally from Rome, where she grew up and received her B.A. and M.A. from the University of Rome, La Sapienza. She directs the Seton Hall Summer Study Abroad Program to Rome, which she has been running since 2007. She is also the Director of the Charles and Joan Alberto Institute.