Study in the historical city of Rome, the capital of Italy and home to The Colosseum, St. Peter’s Basilica, and the smallest country in the world: Vatican City. Walk in the corridors of history and experience the cuisine, culture, architecture, and museums. UArizona students studying at the American University of Rome (AUR), the oldest American-degree-granting university in Rome. Each year, AUR hosts students from over 40 countries worldwide. Situated above the beautiful and historic Trastevere neighborhood overlooking the River Tiber, AUR provides a unique learning experience.
At UA Rome, the accommodations are shared, fully-furnished apartments that are located in the neighborhoods close to campus. All apartments are either within walking distance or conveniently located to public transit routes relative to the university campus. Each apartment houses between 4 to 9 students and is comprised of double rooms or triple bedrooms, shared bathroom(s), kitchen, and living area. They are all fully furnished and are well connected to both AUR and the center of Rome. Apartments include a fully supplied kitchen with a stove, a full oven, a microwave, and cooking utensils such as pots, pans, plates, bowls, silverware, etc. Towels, linens and a washing machine are also provided.
Living in a traditional Italian neighborhood offers a full-immersion cultural experience. One of the best things about Rome is its diversity: each neighborhood has its own distinct feel, and all have plenty of characteristic cafes, shops, bars and restaurants. They are also picturesque, with bright, wide streets and large parks close by. The provided apartments have modern amenities, are close to the city center, and are perfect for a student who wants to experience Rome as a local. Take a virtual tour of some of the apartments via the AUR Student Housing website. UArizona students are required to stay at the university-facilitated housing and housing costs are billed to students' UA bursar's accounts.
Note: Students who enroll in an Academic Year (AY) of study at AUR will need to find independent housing during the winter break after the end of the fall semester and prior to the start of the spring semester. During the regular semesters, AY student will be housed in AUR-provided accommodations.