Rome: Italian Language, Literature, Art and Film

Summer Session — 2012

Spend your summer immersed in Italian language, art, literature and film with all of Rome right outside your door! With its artistic traditions and cultural vitality, Rome has something to interest every visitor. Explore the city's lively piazzas, winding streets and historic charm while studying Italian language, art, literature and/or film. Students live in the heart of Rome at the Irish College on the edges of Piazza San Giovanni in Laterano, just a few minutes walk from the Colloseum. Accommodations are shared and include an on-site swimming pool, dining facilities and quiet library for studying between your adventures. Meals can be taken on campus or at local restaurants. Included in the program itinerary is an excursion to Dante's home city of Florence.

Open to undergraduate and graduate students, all majors, minimum GPA of 2.50.

Program Dates

Aug. 3–25

Program Fee

$2,808 (includes international airfare, health insurance, housing and excursion to Florence)

Additional Costs

Tuition, personal expenses and $770 for meals

Courses and Credits

CORC 1120 — Introduction to the Study of Art (three credits)
FILM 2121 / ITAL 3810— Italian Literature and Italian Cinema (instruction in English or Italian) (three credits)
ITAL 1020 — Basic Language Skills II (three credits)
ITAL 1030 — Basic Language Skills III (three credits)

Financial Aid / Scholarships

SASA (contact the Student Activities Center, 718.951.5712), student financial aid package (visit the Financial Aid Office, 308 West Quad Center)

How to Apply

Complete and submit the Notification of Study Abroad /Brooklyn College Study Abroad application (pdf) and submit it via e-mail to the International Education and Global Engagement program or in person at the IEGE office, 1108 Boylan Hall. IEGE will follow up with additional information.

Application Deadline

March 23

More Information

Professor Luigi Bonaffini
P: 718.951.5451

International Education and Global Engagement
P: 718.951.5189