Rome Study Abroad Program
The Tulane School of Architecture Rome Program is based in historic center with studio and classroom space just steps away from the Pantheon. Students live in the colorful neighborhood of Trastevere with easy access to public transportation. Accommodations are double and triple rooms with shared kitchen, bathrooms, and laundry facility. The curriculum comprises of a Design Studio, an architectural drawing course, a history of the city course, a course in international practices, and a course in contemporary Roman culture including Italian language course. This semester long program includes a number of field trips throughout Italy to destinations such as Venice, Vicenza, Palladian Villas, Florence, Siena, San Gimignano, with additional time scheduled for individual travel.
All Students admitted into the program must enroll in AHST 4646/6646 ‘Preparing for Rome’ offered in the springs semester. The course is a 1cr elective seminar and meets once per week for a total of 7 Classes. The ‘Prep for Rome’ class comprises of an Italian language crash course and drawings/sketching classes.
In addition, all Students admitted into the program must apply for the Italian Student Visa. This process is managed directly by the Tulane School of Architecture and the application process begins in the spring semester prior the semester abroad.
To apply for the Rome Program, students are required to attend the interest session in the spring and submit the following to the Director of Undergraduate Advising and Student Affairs:
- Application Form
- Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Form
- Rome Program 2017 Info and Deadlines
About the Program
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