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  • Locations: Rome, Italy
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: Emory applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Fall, Spring
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 10/01/2018
01/24/2019 05/12/2019
Fall 2019 03/01/2019
08/29/2019 12/20/2019

** Some programs accept students on a rolling admission basis. Students may be notified prior to this date of acceptance into the program.

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Program Description:
Hosted by: Duke University's Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies (ICCS)

Academic Focus: Classics, History, Art History, Archaeology, Greek, and Latin.

Approximate Dates: Fall: early September to mid December; Spring: mid January to mid May

Eligibility Requirements: A minimum 3.0 GPA, although a GPA of 3.5 or higher is recommended to be a competitive applicant. Applicants must be currently registered undergraduates majoring in classics, classical history, or archaeology or must be art history majors with strong classical interests and background. Entrance is highly competitive. All applicants should have at least a B average, and a background in Roman History is strongly advised.

Courses: Courses are taught primarily in English, and students are expected to take four courses which are each worth four Emory credits for a total of 16 credits per semester. Typical class size is 14 students, and classes are comprised of 100% program participants. All students take the required comprehensive and integrated course entitled The Ancient City (equivalent to two CL 222 courses). Frequent site visits and explorations, intensive museum tours and lectures, and wider-ranging trips outside of Rome are included. Students are required to take at least one course in Latin or Greek as part of their courseload. Intermediate or Advanced Latin; Intermediate or Advanced Greek. The Greek and Latin courses are approved through the Classics department at Emory and specific course numbers will be assigned upon a request with course syllabus to the Classics department. In addition, students may choose from the following: Renaissance and Baroque Art History; or Elementary Italian.

Credit and Grade Translation - ICCS Rome

Check the OISP Blanket-Approved Database for pre-approved courses. OISP Master Blanket Approval List

Living Arrangements: Students live together in the Center, a four-story building on one of the main streets of the Janiculum, located ten minutes by bus from downtown Rome. The Center contains 36 bedrooms (mostly doubles), classrooms, a library, offices, dining rooms, and a kitchen. Three meals (M-F) a day are provided.

Costs: A full description of the program costs and billing procedures is available in the budget sheets. Please click here for Budget Sheets Fall Spring

Financial Aid/Scholarships: Students are eligible to carry existing financial aid and scholarships on Emory-approved study abroad programs. Students may also be eligible to apply for the following scholarships: the Gilman Scholarship, and ICCS-Duke Scholarships. For more information, please visit Study Abroad Scholarships, Grants, Research & Service

Visa: Students studying in Italy will require a student visa which will be affixed to a page in the passport.  It is imperative that students immediately apply for a passport if they do not already have one or renew their passport if it will expire within six months of the end date of the program.

Jessica Mrase, Emory Study Abroad Advisor,

Peter Bing, Classics, 404 727-6432,
Garth Tissol, Department of Classics, 404 727-7595,

Duke Study Abroad (Postcards from Abroad):

This program is currently not accepting applications.