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Italy

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Drexel University offers a variety of opportunities to study abroad in Italy. The programs below are available — click on an individual program to learn more about the program, eligibility, and more! Attend a Study Abroad 101 to begin the application process.

Available Programs

Drexel in Italy: Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management (AUR)

Sophomores or higher are invited to study in Rome during the Fall quarter. Through coursework, field trips and exploration of hospitality venues in Rome, students will learn about the Italian approach to an important part of the Italian economy, food and hospitality management while studying with European and American students in a university setting. This program is open to all majors with priority given to Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management students. Graduate students are also eligible to participate in this program. 

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Drexel in Italy: American University of Rome (AUR)

Drexel students in their sophomore year or later are invited to spend their Fall term studying at the American University of Rome. With a variety of departments offering classes ranging from Art History to International Relations, this program is perfect for students in any major. This is the perfect chance to truly immerse yourself in the culture of Rome. 

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Drexel in Italy: Sports Management in Rome at AUR

Drexel students in their sophomore year or later are invited to spend their Fall term studying sports management at the American University of Rome. Through coursework, field trips and exploration of sport venues in Rome, students will learn about the Italian approach to sports while studying with European and American students in a university setting in Rome. This program is open to all majors with priority given to Sport Management students. Though some knowledge of Italian is recommended, students are not required to have taken ITAL 101 before departure, but will be taking an Italian Language course while at AUR. 

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Drexel in Italy: Summer in Rome

This program allows Drexel students from any major to spend 4 weeks in Rome, the city on seven hills. One of history’s unparalleled jewels, this program is an incredible opportunity for all students in their sophomore year or above. In conjunction with faculty and students from the University of New Orleans, Drexel students will have the chance to expand the class into the city itself with site visits and field trips creating an experience like none other. 

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Drexel in Rome + London: Dual City Summer

With 4 weeks in Rome and 4-5 weeks in London, this exciting program gives sophomores and up from all majors the chance to explore two different world capitals famed for their arts and culture. The courses incorporate local site visits to allow students to make the most of their time. Spending a summer in these two cities is a perfect way to not just gain a great education but also expose students to a variety of cultures. The Rome portion of the program will be with students on the Drexel in Italy: Summer in Rome program.

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Drexel in Italy: Design in Florence at Accademia Italiana

Junior Product Design, Fashion Design, and Design & Merchandising program are invited to study in the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance at the Accademia Italiana. With a student body from across the world, the diverse make-up of the Accademia Italiana lends itself to a global design perspective and the exchange of ideas across cultures while exploring the Italian language and experience. To get the most of their experience, students are required to have taken ITAL 101 prior to their study abroad term. 

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Drexel in Italy: University of Bologna

Drexel students looking to step into history can spend a term at the University of Bologna, whose founding in 1088 makes it the oldest university in continuous operation. Located in Italy’s “bread basket”, Bologna not only has some of the best food in the country, it’s also known for its storybook-esque beauty and accessibility for students. With a variety of academic focuses available, this exchange program is perfect for an independent sophomore student or above who has a strong grasp of the Italian language (ITAL 103 prerequisite). 

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