A new study abroad program will be offered starting in Winter 2022. Rome in Residence is UW’s campus abroad, hosted at the UW Rome Center, located in the ancient heart of Rome just off the Campo de’ Fiori. This program is open to pre-majors and students in any major. You have the opportunity to study in Rome while completing general education requirements in English Composition (C), Individuals & Societies (I&S), and Visual, Literary & Performing Arts (VLPA). For a full 15-credit quarter you can choose from five 5-credit courses covering the architectural history of Rome, art history in Rome, communication and power in Italy, the art of travel writing, and introductory Italian.
All courses are about Rome, giving you an all-round and in-depth appreciation of the Eternal City. You will be taught by our outstanding and inspiring local faculty who are based in Rome and have deep experience and expertise in Rome, its culture and its history. The program is enriched with excursions throughout the city to museums, archeological sites, and hidden places of interest, as well as day trips outside of Rome. Learn more about about the about Rome in Residence Program.