Explore complete Italy - Rome Program details on the CSBSJU-Global Portal.
Our academic program is located at the CEA Study Abroad, Rome Global Campus (CEA). These facilities offer classroom, library, computer, and other academic resources. You will study alongside students from CSB+SJU and other U.S. and international universities. Courses are taught by distinguished professors from universities and colleges in Rome and take place in classrooms, at historical and archaeological sites, and in museums. In addition to CEA courses, all students will participate in the Study Abroad Seminar, taught by their faculty director, and an Italian culture and language course. Coursework will be offered in areas such as Art, Business, Cultural Studies, Environmental Studies, Finance, History, Management, Marketing, Psychology, Sociology, and Theology.
Students on this program must take at least 16 credits.
REQUIRED FOR ALL STUDENTS:
- COLG 385 - Study Abroad Seminar (4 cr)
- Italian Language (4 cr)
ELECTIVE COURSE OPTIONS (Select 8-9 credits)
- SA 397 - International Internship (4 cr) (EX) conducted in English or Italian
- SA 370 - Italy Pending Courses (4-9 cr) Choose 1-3 electives from the CEA Study Center course list with CSB+SJU Integrations Curriculum Attributes.
For course descriptions and more information, refer to the course list linked above and the CSBSJU-Global Portal. To explore study abroad course options and how they work with the Integrations Curriculum, Common Curriculum, and departmental requirements, check out our new CGE Study Abroad Course Database.
All students on this program have the opportunity to complete a 4 credit, 160-hour pre-professional, field-based internship. These personalized internship placements are available in English and Italian, and are coupled with an internship course that includes face-to-face career coaching and self-directed course content, activities, and assignments. The work environments available to CEA interns cater to a variety of majors and include the various business sectors, not-for-profit, political, public sector and creative organizations. Develop practical skills in fields such as Accounting, Advertising, Agriculture, Anthropology, Arts, Broadcasting, Business Management, Communication, Culture, Data Management, Design, Education, Environmental Studies, Exercise, Finance, Food Science, Health, Hospitality, International Relations, Journalism, Law, Marketing, Mathematics, Media Technology, Museum Studies, NGO & Development, Non Profit Administration, Political Science, Psychology, Public Relations, Publishing, Sales, Social Sciences, Social Services, Sports Science, and Tourism. Through CEA's internship placements, you will build professional skills, increase industry knowledge, and gain experience working in a new and exciting culture abroad. Learn more about the benefits of a CEA internship.
In Rome students live with other CSB+SJU students in apartments located in the heart of residential neighborhoods. Students have an opportunity to experience life in a major urban setting. Small groups of CSB+SJU students share living, cooking, and sleeping quarters in this metropolis. Students are responsible for preparing their own meals while in Rome.
The approximate program dates for the Rome, Italy program are late-August to early-December.
During a semester abroad, CSB+SJU students pay the same tuition as if on campus. Instead of paying for a CSB+SJU Housing and Meal Plan, all students studying abroad pay an Education Abroad Fee. Find program fee cost information on the CSBSJU-Global Portal.
See which Scholarships you may qualify for with participating on this program.
- CSBSJU-Global Portal
- Study Abroad 101
- Fall 2022 Program Director: Jason Schlude, Classics, Languages and Cultures Department
- Fall 2023 Program Director: Jean Lavigne, Environmental Studies
- Program Manager: Tracy Skluzacek, Center for Global Education
Fall 2022 Program Director Information
Jason Schlude, Associate Professor of Classics at CSBSJU, is an ancient historian and archaeologist who specializes in the Roman empire. A former Getty Scholar of the Getty Research Institute and Villa, he published Rome, Parthia, and the Politics of Peace: The Origins of War in the Ancient Middle East (Routledge Press, 2020). He is Co-Director of the Omrit Settlement Excavation Project in Israel. Once a participant of the American Academy in Rome’s Summer Program in Archaeology, he also excavated at the major port city of Classe, near Ravenna. He is thrilled to lead students to Rome for a once-in-a-lifetime experience where we can still feel the ghosts of the past pounding the cobblestones.