Study Abroad in Rome

Study Abroad in Rome for the Summer Semester

John Cabot University’s summer sessions provide the perfect short-term study abroad solution. Our two 5-week summer sessions allow you to fully participate in JCU student lifetrips, and activities, while earning credit towards your degree program. Students can choose to take up to two 3-credit courses per summer session, from a selection of about 70 courses taught in English. Your federal financial aid is transferable, and JCU Summer Engineering Scholarships of $500 per session are available for engineering majors. Please check with your study abroad office or contact [email protected] regarding eligibility.

Our summer sessions also feature the following programs:

  • Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation: Work on your creative writing while getting to know the Eternal City. Our summer institutes host guest lectures, seminars, and special events, and provide communications and creative writing students with a chance to hone their skills while exploring Rome.
  • Summer Engineering Program: Spend the summer in Rome, a city renowned for its remarkable feats of engineering such as the Pantheon, the Colosseum and the aqueducts, and take STEM classes to stay on track for graduation.
  • Doctors in Italy Fellowship Program: Participate in a physician-led medical shadowing experience that is open to pre-med students from all over the world.