Temple University Rome offers a semester or academic year study abroad program designed primarily for third-year undergraduate students. The program is comprised of four academic components: Architecture, for students enrolled in undergraduate architecture programs; Liberal Arts and Italian Studies, offering students the opportunity to choose from a range of courses focusing on Italy through the ages; Visual Arts, with courses in painting, drawing, sculpture, photography and printmaking; and International Business.
With the exception of Italian language courses, all instruction is in English.
Four academic program tracks are offered each semester at Temple Rome. Below you will find information about each program track, including a list of courses offered.
Once accepted, we provide you with detailed pre-departure materials designed to guide you in preparing yourself for your time in Rome.
Pre-departure materials include:
Course registration materials
Passport information and visa application instructions
Travel and arrival information
Health and safety information
Billing document, containing confirmed tuition and program fees, and payment policies
A pre-departure orientation program is conducted on Temple's Main Campus in Philadelphia by program administrators and former Rome students and faculty. An on-site orientation takes place during the first week of the program in Rome.
Housing options include:
Program-arranged homestays available for selected students, with priority given to those with prior study of the Italian language
For information about housing options, visit the Temple Rome Housing page.
Education Abroad and Overseas Campuses
200 Tuttleman Learning Center
1809 N. 13th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Temple Course Numbering System
All courses have full four-digit numbers. The first digit of a course identifies its level.
Courses numbered 0700 - 0999 are reserved for preparatory courses, General Education courses and Honors General Education courses.
Courses numbered 1000 - 1999 are appropriate for undergraduate students in their first year of study.
Courses numbered 2000 - 5999 are considered "upper level" for undergraduates.
Courses numbered 2000 - 2999 are appropriate for undergraduate students in their second year of study.
Courses numbered 3000 - 3999 are appropriate for undergraduate students in their third year of study.
Courses numbered 4000 - 4999 are appropriate for undergraduate students in their fourth year of study.
Chapman University maintains a record of the courses that previous Study Abroad students have taken, and the equivalent Chapman credit that was granted for each course. To view the course equivalencies for this program, click “View Sample” under Pre-Approved Courses at the top of this brochure page. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of all courses available at the institution. You may view the entire course catalog online
. Students are encouraged to propose additional or revised equivalencies during the application process, which will be evaluated by the appropriate academic units on campus.
All courses must be taken for a letter grade. Classes taken as ‘Pass/Fail’ will not be accepted, with the exception of internships.
Internships are available and must be approved by the Center for Global Education. Internships are approved on a case-by-case basis.